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Radiation Therapist in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/24/2018

Job Description

Pride Health has a need for an experienced Radiation Therapist (AART Registration Required). Monday- Friday 9a-5p. This is a union position. 

Delivers therapeutic radiation in accordance with the prescription and instructions provided by the Radiation Oncologist. Checks the prescription to ensure accuracy of dosage and to eliminate errors. Takes and interprets port-images to determine accuracy; ensures image is reviewed and approved by a Radiation Oncologist. Prepares treatment room and equipment for patient including immobilization devices, field parameters and beam shaping. Explains procedures and setup patients for treatment.

Required Qualifications

  • Satisfactory completion of a course in Radiation Therapy Technology
  • Current license as required by the State of New York and certification or board eligible in Radiation Therapy by the American Registry of Radiology Technology
  • Current ARRT certification with registry in radiation therapy
  • BLS certification
  • 1-3 years clinical experience in radiation therapy preferred
  • Knowledge in principles, practices and procedures involved in the operation of ionizing radiographic and radiation therapy equipment
  • Technical problem solving
  • Ability to work flexible hours if needed
  • May work evening and occasionally late night or early morning hours
  • Ability to travel for educational / training purposes
  • Excellent computer skills, including use of, Record and Verify, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Should have experience with ARIA EMR, Hospital enviroment, Truebeam, Trilogy, Siemens linacs