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Rad Tech - Radiation Therapy

Job ID: 148086
Category: Radiation Therapy/Radiation Oncology
Work Type: FT
Location: West Chester, PA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 10, 2022
Work Schedule: Full Time Day Shift

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

Under the direction of the Radiation Oncologist, performs high quality therapeutic radiation treatments and radiation planning procedures in a safe and timely manner, as ordered by physicians. Must follow physician’s orders precisely, maintaining a high degree of accuracy in positioning, planning and exposure and conforming to regulations concerning the use of radiation to protect themselves, their patients, and their co-workers from unnecessary exposure.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Performs radiation treatment according to the prescribed treatment plan under the medical supervision of the Radiation Oncologist

· Ensures that charts, records and other pertinent documents are maintained according to JCAHO and NRC standards

· Maintains equipment

· Follows quality assurance (QA) protocols

·Takes on-call on a rotation basis with other therapists

Education Training and Experience

Satisfactorily completed formal training in an AMA approved school of radiation therapy technology.

 Licensure/Certification Required

· A current registry by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT).

· Professional growth and development to keep current with radiation therapy developments.

    ·Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) card.

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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