This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Candidates are eligible for a bonus of $10,000. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and opportunities for career advancement.
Responsible for the optimum planning and treatment of the radiation therapy patient with ionizing radiation in accordance with the written directive of the Radiation Oncologists, and under the direct supervision of the Chief Therapist.
Treats patients with ionizing radiation in adherence to all regulatory guidelines.
Monitors all equipment parameters, documents equipment malfunctions and understands all emergency and safety procedures of all equipment.
Maintains accurate medical records and treatment schedules.
Inputs treatment and simulation charge information into Aria.
Documents patient treatment chart.
Understands emergency and fault procedures for linear accelerators and simulators.
Recognizes and reports patient concern and physical problems to appropriate personnel.
Communicates instructions and procedures to patients and their families.
Maintains organization and cleanliness in the clinic.
This position requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Must speak and understand English. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly and make decisions to changes on the unit.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate of an approved school of Therapeutic Radiology or international equivalent. ARRT registered or registry eligible, must pass registry in the first 90 days of employment. BLS required per policy guidelines.
At Levine Cancer, we’ll never stop pushing for new and better approaches to prevent, treat and beat cancer. And with our advanced model of care, we’re boldly leading the way. We’re at the forefront of medical advances that will transform cancer care in our region and beyond. As an integrated cancer program that’s supported by Wake Forest University School of Medicine, the academic core of Advocate Health, we’re poised to bring innovations to our patients even faster. Our multidisciplinary teams treat all types of cancer, including the rarest and most complex cases. Physicians and scientists throughout our network – among the largest in the Southeast – can collaborate in real time to ensure every patient receives the safest and most effective treatment. And with experts in every specialty across our health system, we’re able to deliver complete care for any need. Our cancer researchers have led numerous scientific breakthroughs that elevated patient care and ultimately saved lives. Fueled by the research and innovation of our NCI-designated Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center, we’re working tirelessly to save even more. We customize the latest therapies... to achieve the best outcome for every unique person and cancer. And as pioneers in cancer genomics and precision oncology, we’re studying disease at the molecular level to develop treatment approaches that will deliver faster and better results. From our emphasis on family involvement to our unmatched supportive oncology and survivorship programs, we put our patients’ well-being above all else. Because the best cancer care treats more than the disease. It offers comfort, dignity and empowerment to help you live better with cancer – and beyond it. We believe that everyone should have an equal chance of surviving cancer. As a united team, we’ll continue our effort to eliminate health disparities by advancing community engagement, clinical care and research focused on improving outcomes and reducing the burden of cancer for all.