Radiation Therapist- Full Time Float

US Oncology, Inc. Mesquite, TX
Position SummaryTexas Oncology is searching for a full time float radiation therapist. The full time float radiation therapist for the Mesquite and Rockwall offices should be fast paced, energetic, and willing to work as part of a team, while maintaining our culture of \"Doing the Right Thing.\" Doing the right thing requires a culture that empowers our team to deliver optimum, patient centered care, with compassion and integrity.

Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories."® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.

Texas Oncology has more than 150 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 350 physicians dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.

Job Description:

SCOPE:

Under direct supervision, administers radiation therapy treatments to patients. Accuracy in positioning the beam of radiation to correspond with the designated tumor volume and accurately delivering the prescribed dose are paramount job functions. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments under the direction of a radiation oncologist and chief radiation therapist.

* Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into electronic medical record. Participates in clinical instruction of newly hired therapists and students.

* Assists in maintaining patient appointment schedule and submitting correct billing information.

* Accurately cuts blocks, when applicable.

* Accurately makes custom molds.

* Accurately completes simple mu calculations.

* Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan.

* Maintains clean, safe, and organized work environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program. Position is entry level and requires 0-3 years experience actively practicing as an RTT. ARRT certification required. Must hold valid state license for radiation therapy.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50+ pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment and requires significant interaction with management, staff and external auditors and clients. Work will require frequent travel by automobile.

The vision of Texas Oncology is to be the first choice for cancer care. We have high standards for patient satisfaction and offer exceptional value in cancer care. We also strive to advance clinical research and develop innovative approaches to treatment of oncology and hematology disorders.

The mission of Texas Oncology is to provide excellent, evidence-based care for each patient we serve, while advancing cancer care for tomorrow. To this end, we give patients access to the highest quality cancer care available today within their own local communities. Our cutting-edge technologies, treatments and research are offered in welcoming and comfortable environments. We maintain comprehensive quality oversight and responsible financial management. At all times, we pride ourselves in being moral, ethical and efficient as a medical practice and employer.

We extend an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k with a matching component, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs.

Come join our growing organization and enjoy knowing that you work for an organization dedicated to making the lives of others better.

The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.