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UMC Radiation Therapist

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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UMC Health System
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Title: UMC Radiation Therapist
JobID: 5410
  • PART I - General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • Associate Degree of Certificate required from a JCAHO approved Radiation therapy Program.
    • Experience in Radiation Therapy
    • Age specific knowledge is required when needed for appropriate patient care.
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • Exposure to blood borne pathogens, infectious organisms, agents and toxic chemicals is high. Electrical and radiant energy hazards are present.
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • The Radiation Therapist must interact wilh all departments of the hospital as it pertains to oncology care.
  • Job Description
    • The Staff Radiation Therapist is responsible for the technical aspects of radiaiton therpay, placing emphasis on accuracy, treatment, radiation safety, simulation, simple dosimetry, and patient care.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) in Radiation Therapy of registry eligible.
    • Current Texas State licensure
    • Current CPR certification
  • Physical Capabilities
    • Extremely heavy physical effort (lift/carry 50 lbs or more). Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking. Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients. Pushes/pulls of moves/lifts heavy equipment/supplies. Manual dexterity and mobility, and intermittent exertion when perfoming treatments. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching. Attention to detail. Proper body mechanics. Near visual acuity and depth perception to perform set-ups and examine x-ray film for perinent detail. Color vision: ability to distinguish and identify different colors.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledge of all aspects of Radiation Therapy to include: therapeutic equipment functions and operations, quality control, and technical billing.

Job Type: Full time
Category: Allied Health
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