Job ID: 290118001  |  Last Updated: 12/1/2022

Radiation Therapist Opportunity - The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

Employer
The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
Location
Fort Worth, TX
Applicant Contact
Eric Jackson
(251) 656-5265
Accepts J-1 Visas
No
Websites
https://www.oneoncology.com/

Job Description

The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
Radiation Therapist Opportunity
Fort Worth: TX
Full-Time: 40 Hours/Week

About the Practice and their Mission
The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders are seeking a Radiation Therapist to join our extensive, well-established multi-specialty physician group practice in Fort Worth, TX.

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders strives to create the premier community cancer center in the region, ensuring the patients journey includes integrated access to all components throughout the continuum of care. Our mission is to care for every patient as we would a cherished member of our family. The practice offers Hematology/Medical Oncology, Breast Surgical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Radiation Oncology, and Clinical trial & Research programs.

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is a proud partner of OneOncology. OneOncology is a national partnership of leading independent community oncology practices working together to improve the lives of everyone living with cancer with a physician-led, data-driven, technology-powered, and patient-centric model. Through OneOncology, partner practices have shared technology platforms that foster communication, data sharing, and clinical excellence across the network. OneOncologys non-exclusive clinical trial site management subsidiary, OneR, delivers complex, multi-center clinical trials to affiliated practices.

About the Role
Radiation Therapy Technologist (ARRT):

Administers radiation therapy by exposing specific areas of the patients body to prescribed doses of radiation. The ideal candidate must maintain detailed records of all therapy sessions, noting on the patients chart such information as the area treated, the radiation dosage, equipment control settings, the patients reactions, and the total amount of radiation received to date. The ideal candidate must have familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in a particular field. The candidate will rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Essential Functions
Performs tumor localization procedures, shells, moulds, etc.
Performs daily linear accelerator warm-up procedures.
Checks photon beam and all electron beams for consistency. Checks physics components for accuracy of beam alignment.
Delivers accurately the prescribed planned course of radiation therapy. Observes patients for unusual reactions and events.

Skills/Abilities
Skill in effectively performing radiation procedures.
Skill in explaining radiation plans and treatments to patients and their families.
Skill in identifying unsatisfactory set-up and/or errors and reporting them to radiation oncologist.
Ability to work as an effective team member with staff.
Ability to appropriately calm confused or upset patients.

Environmental/Working Conditions
Medical office, exam rooms, and radiation therapy rooms. Exposure to radiation, communicable diseases, and other conditions common to radiology setting.

Additional Requirements
Must have TrueBeam experience
Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, peers, physicians, and the general public.
Must be able to accurately assess patients, recognize patient needs and effectively communicate needs to physician/nurse.
Must have refined computer skills, including word processing, keyboarding, and ability to effectively utilize computerized scheduling system and electronic medical record.
Must have professional appearance, be able to handle multiple tasks, be a self-starter and a team player.
Requires graduation from an accredited radiation therapy program.
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.) registry or registry eligibility in radiation therapy technology.
Must be licensed by the State Department of Health Services.

Why choose Dallas-Fort Worth, TX?
In the heart of North Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth is a thriving metropolitan area with access to arts and entertainment, never-ceasing sporting events, and a growing economy. Texas may be known for its heat, but the truth is that Dallas/Fort Worth has all four seasons even if they are all in the same week. However, the beautiful climate lends itself to a wide variety of fun activities, indoors and outdoors, in the city and out in nature, all year round. The South may have its barbecue, but what makes Dallas/Fort Worth stand out is its dedication to cooking the best barbecue meats brisket. One may still find their slow-smoked pork around the area, but the beef and brisket reign as #1 in Dallas/Fort Worth barbecue restaurants. As a great plus for families, the Dallas/Fort Worth area offers many school districts, ranging in size from less than 105 students to 2100 or more students. If you enjoy traveling, Dallas/Fort Worth is home to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which provides its residents with flights around the country and worldwide.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please email eric.jackson@oneoncology.com

I look forward to speaking with you!

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