MFS Talent is looking for a floating Radiation Therapist to cover Palo Alto, San Jose, Pleasanton, CA.
Duties and Responsibilities
Delivers treatment to patients and/or performs patient simulations according to written prescriptions, treatment plans, and orders provided by the Radiation Oncologist. Explains treatment procedures to patient and/or family. Refers medical questions to appropriate personnel. Provides safety in patient care through the consistent practice of department protocols, policies and procedures for treatment administration. Recognizes deviations from prescribed treatment delivery and reports all deviations to the Operations Manager.
Assures the quality of treatment delivery through the complete and accurate documentation of treatment records.
Displays a thorough understanding of radiation oncology billing and coding. Reviews treatment/ simulation documentation and billing on a daily basis for accuracy and completeness and works closely with radiation oncology coders.
Assesses potential problems or difficulties with a set-up. Checks safety controls and devices in the treatment room daily and reports problems to the Manager-Radiation Therapy. Performs warm up and calibration checks of equipment, as necessary.
Requirement met by License/Certification requirement.
Licenses and Certifications
BLS - Basic Life Support (for Healthcare Providers) certification card issued by the American Heart Association.
ARRT-RTT - Certificate in Radiation Therapy by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
CRT - Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist Certificate issued by the State of California, Department of Public Health