Pros: worked with the best radiation oncologist's
Cons: there were none
Accurately and safely plan and deliver high doses of ionizing radiation as prescribed by a radiation oncologist using techniques such as IMRT, Rapid Arc, IGRT,CBCT, and HDR. Average volume of 400 patients per year.
Serve as the key liaison between patients and other members of the radiation oncology team; demonstrate responsiveness to the physical and emotional needs of the patient. Advocate for patients and families; facilitate a holistic approach to care with the recognition of the psychosocial needs of the patient.
Expert in electronic medical record and was involved in development and upgrades of a paperless and filmless department.
Rotate in role of charge therapist which involves leadership of radiation therapist, troubleshooting technical issues that may arise, and being first point of contact for service recovery issues.
Actively participate in community cancer education programs in collaboration with other hospital staff.
Weekly manage all patients e-charts and conduct chart rounds with a radiation oncologist
Train radiation oncology students, new associates and residents in the safe delivery of radiation prescriptions
Actively participate in performance improvement initiatives to maximize patient satisfaction
Serve as key representative of the Cancer Center during fund raising events and regulatory surveys (e.g. The Joint Commission, American College of Surgeons)