Senior Radiation Therapist – Medical Center – San Antonio, TX

Texas Oncology

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Overview

Texas Oncology requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

Texas Oncology is looking for a Senior Radiation Therapist to join our team! This position will support our San Antonio, Texas location. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

What does the Senior Radiation Therapist do?

The Senior Radiation Therapist may be required to perform the duties of radiation therapist, mold technician and basic Dosimetry duties in order to maintain a high-quality care environment. Assists in supervision of simulation therapists, radiation therapists and mold technicians in order to effectively deliver a high-quality radiation therapy treatment course for each patient presented. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists with interviewing, hiring, and training designated employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; and rewarding and disciplining employees.
  • Serves as mentor to employees in radiation oncology department.
  • Responsible for the instruction of newly hired radiation staff and radiation therapy students on all equipment applicable.
  • Maintains patient appointment schedule and submits correct billing information.
  • Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments under the direction of a radiation oncologist.
  • May assist in chart audits and QA procedures.
  • May participate in development of QA procedures.
  • Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan.
  • Accurately cuts blocks and makes custom molds.
  • Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into the electronic medical record.
  • Accurately completes simple mu calculation.
  • May review and amend patient billing for accuracy.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and organized work environment.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Senior Radiation Therapist will have the following background and experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy program.
  • Minimum seven years actively practicing as an RTT.
  • ARRT certification required.
  • Valid state license for radiation therapy required.

Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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