Radiation Therapy Tech

Technicians / TechnologistsRadiation Therapy Center Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

 

Title:  Radiation Therapy Technologist 554226210

Department:  Radiation Therapy     

Reports To:  Director, Radiation Therapy   

Shift:  Hours Vary / Days Vary Monday-Friday

Status: PRN

 

JOB SUMMARY

Performs radiation therapy examinations, contributing to the efficient operation of the department and promoting Hamilton Medical Center's philosophy, to ensure the quality and continuity of patient care.  Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served.  Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development and assess data reflective of the patient’s current status in relation to their age specific needs.  Therapy Technologist works with patients of all ages.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) is preferred.  Must be graduate of committee of Allied Health Education and Accreditation Radiologic Technology program.

Licensure:  n/a

Experience:  Prior experience preferred, extensive on the job training.

Skills:  Ability to operate therapeutic equipment.  Ability to manage patient during radiologic procedure.  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.  Ability to communicate with patients, visitors, and employees within the organization.  Ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs that are age appropriate.  Ability to select proper instrumentation/supplies appropriate for age group of patient served.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Worker is required to be "on feet" most of the day and work is moderately heavy. Moderate  amounts of assisting, pushing, pulling, and lifting patients are required.  Worker must be able to adjust routine to accommodate patient or department without affecting departmental flow.

Worker must adjust to performing routine, repetitive tasks under specific supervision.  Worker will be performing in a radiation area.