To provide highly technical skills in the accurate delivery of radiation therapy treatments. Assists the physicist in calibration of equipment, preparation of isodose curves, preparation of wedge, and compensating filters and data computer estimation. Evaluates equipment and machine operation for quality assurance. Assists or functions as radium curator. Records important statistical information. Prepares patient for radiotherapy. Administers radiotherapy treatment to patient. Applies simple surgical dressings. Supervises follow-up program and observes patient?s clinical progress. Consults with physician concerning treatment. Maintains daily records and monitors treatment charts for adherence to regular port films. Adheres to internal controls established for department.
Must be a graduate of JRCERT accredited program in Radiation Therapy. Certification in Radiation Therapy (AART) and Medical Radiology Technologist license by the State of Texas (TSDH).
Work Experience: Two Years
Equipment Operated: Linear accelerator, radioactive cobalt
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
Other Skills: Analytical, Medical Terms, Research, P.C., MS Word
Work Schedule: Flexible
Other Requirements: Knowledge of Radiation Therapy