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Radiation Therapist, Senior

Company: Massachusetts General Hospital
Location: Boston
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Job Description:

Radiation Therapist, Senior Under the supervision of the Team Leader: - Responsible for the delivery of safe, accurate radiation therapy treatments according to the prescription provided by the Radiation Oncologist and any treatment protocol - Responsible for daily quality assurance on treatment units - Responsible for quality assurance of treatment parameters and patient identification - Responsible for scheduling patients, maintaining coordination of treatment related activities and performing patient education - Responsible for orientation of new staff and education of therapy students - Responsible for efficient delivery of treatments and with maximum patient satisfaction - Participate in performance appraisal for other therapists and students. - Treatment Planning and Simulation - Understands patient history / diagnosis - Makes recommendations for treatment plan - Constructs immobilization devices as needed - Discusses procedure with patient, assures his/her understanding - Establishes proper patient position/immobilization based on input from physician - Takes radiographs, appropriate measurements, tattoos the patient, records all treatment parameters in chart, completed digital setup pages and completes MOSAIQ fields as needed - Performs basic dosimetry procedures - Insert patient IV's for Contrast delivery according to prescribed protocols. - Treatment Delivery - Discusses treatment procedure and possible reactions with patient and assures his/her understanding - Follows established department policy for acquiring digital portal images, or performs other localization techniques to verify accurate patient treatment position - Follows site specific treatment delivery set up tolerances - Monitors patients for unusual reactions and events, reporting occurrences to the radiation oncologist, resident or nurse - Accurately delivers and documents radiation treatment according to prescription - Reviews charts and all treatment parameters to ensure compliance with department QMP - Performs periodic chart checks for completeness of documentation - Performs daily quality assurance checks on treatment delivery systems per protocol - Work with patient, family and support services to establish a schedule that will allow the radiation therapy program to proceed as smoothly as possible. - Maintains an orderly, clean and efficient work area - Maintains inventory of all patient care and delivery supplies - Participates in department meetings, retraining and continuing education activities - Joins and actively participates in department committees, retraining and continuing education activities. - Work efficiently to deliver scheduled treatments with minimum overtime - Careful handling of expensive and fragile equipment - Accurate and timely billing The Senior Radiation Therapist must demonstrate knowledge and skills to meet age-specific requirements for population being served on their unit, including infants through elderly patients. - Experience with modern and advanced radiation therapy techniques required - Experience with state-of-the-art treatment delivery systems and sub-systems (e.g. record & verify, x-ray imaging) required - Senior Radiation Therapists display sound judgment and make confident decisions. - Demonstrates calm and the ability to show patience in stressful situations - Provides guidance and shares knowledge with Staff and Student Therapists regularly - Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize them effectively - Adapts quickly to change and demonstrates the ability to analyze and solve complex problems efficiently - Ability to learn to anticipate problems in advance - Ability to solve technical problems - Excellent interpersonal skills - Teaching skills - Physical reach to work with equipment as high as 5-6 feet above the floor - Physical strength to assist or lift impaired patients from a wheel chair or stretcher - Physical strength to lift accessories weighing up to 40 pounds - Capable of comfortably lifting and inserting patient accessories into the treatment units at all possible treatment angles during patient treatments. - Minimum 3 years' experience as radiation therapist (internal candidates follow the Clinical Recognition program) - Incumbents work as a 'lead' therapist on their assigned unit in the absence of the Team Leader Incumbents are responsible for assisting with supervising activities of student therapists Current Massachusetts Radiologic Technologist-Radiation Therapy License required ARRT Certification or equivalent certification accepted by the State of Massachusetts with active registration and CE compliance required Must be a graduate of an ARRT recognized program or equivalent in radiation therapy technology, BS required if graduated after 2000. Associate degrees will be accepted for candidates that completed their education prior to 2000 MA-Boston-MGH Main Campus MGH Main Campus (MGHMAIN) 55 Fruit Street Boston, 02114 MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit Street Boston Radiation Therapy/Dosimetry Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Full-time Day Job Variable Shift Regular MGH Radiation Oncology Aug 13, 2019

Keywords: Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton , Radiation Therapist, Senior, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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