Radiation Therapist
North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System - New York, NY

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As a Radiation Therapist, you will perform a variety of technical procedures in the application and delivery of radiation therapy, as prescribed by the physician.
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Responsibilities include:
  • Positions patient using proper immobilization devices.
  • Identifies and utilizes all beam modifying devices including, but not limited to, wedges, bolus, electron cones, lead blocks, and compensation devices.
  • Accurately calculates and delivers treatment doses, as prescribed.
  • Evaluates course of treatment and plans accordingly any impending alteration to avoid interruption in patient's treatment plan.
  • Performs routine quality assurance checks on treatment equipment, as outlined by machine manufacturers and departmental physicists.
  • Monitors and identifies any irregularities during operation and notifies appropriate personnel.
  • Updates and maintains records of patient set-up information, dose calculations, and daily treatments.
  • Records and maintains appointment schedule books to facilitate initiating new patients in a timely fashion and serves as cross-reference to treatment records.
  • Establishes rapport and maintains patient relations. Explains treatment procedure and routine skin care to patient.
  • Recognizes and reports any irregular patient problems to appropriate personnel.
  • Participates in maintaining neat, clean and stocked treatment rooms and console area. Informs supervisor of inventory needs, as needed.

Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy program, required.
  • New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist in radiation therapy, required.
  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) in radiation therapy, required.
  • Prior radiation therapy experience, preferred.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.

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This hospital system has a scope that stretches long beyond Long Island. North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System (NS-LIJ) operates 16...