Primary responsibilities include safely and accurately operating equipment to deliver ionizing radiation for the purpose of treating diseases as well as applying ionizing radiation to patients in accordance with the prescription and instruction of the Radiation Oncologist.
Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy Technology Program
Board Certified by ARRT or eligible
Demonstrates proficiency when operating linear accelerator, CT simulator, and Impac Verification System.
Responsible for appropriately billing radiation oncology procedures.
Utilizes immobilization devices to aid in the daily reproduction of the treatment fields.
Performs daily warm up procedures for linear accelerator including maintaining documentation of daily machine output.
Obtains initial and subsequent verification films on all patients under treatment.
Complies with the State of New Hampshire’s radiation safety requirements.
Interacts with Radiation Oncologist and Medical Physicist to ensure safe delivery of planned treatment.
Remains knowledgeable of current treatment protocols.
Participates in Quality Improvement activities for optimal outcomes.
Performs periodic patient chart review according to departmental policy.