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The staff Radiation Oncology Therapist performs simulations, treatment setups, and radiation oncology treatments on the linear accelerator machine. The Radiation Oncology Therapist participates in all aspects of daily departmental operation including patient care, continuous quality improvement, quality control, and record keeping activities.
1.Performs radiation oncology procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and procedures within standard time frames.
2.Maintains equipment in good operating condition and operates equipment according to department and manufacturer’s recommendations.
3.Provides patient education and orients patients to their treatment course.
4.Is cooperative and helpful in a clear and courteous manner to co-workers, staff, patients, and visitors.
5.Maintains and exhibits a current knowledge of radiation oncology therapy and participates in continuing education.
6.Participates in Tumor Conferences and Radiation Oncology Conferences by assisting the Radiation Oncologist.
Current registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Therapy. Current licensure by the State of Maine as required by the Medical Radiation Health and Safety Act.
Competencies and skills:
* Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
* Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
* Demonstrates Adaptability: Learns quickly when facing a new problem or unfamiliar task; is flexible in their approach with changing priorities and ambiguity. Manages change effectively and does not give up during adversity. Capable of changing one’s behavioral style and/or views in order to attain a goal. Absorbs new information readily and puts it into practice effectively.
* Demonstrates Emotional Intelligence: Exhibits a high level of self-awareness, self-management, other awareness and relationship management. Conducts themselves in an empathic, appropriate way, with a sense of humor and stimulates a collaborative work environment. Is respectful of the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others and aware of the influence of their own behavior on them. Is aware of relevant social, political, system, and professional trends and developments and uses this information for the organization’s benefit.
* Effectively Communicates: Listens, speaks and writes appropriately, using clear language. Communication methods are fitting to the message(s), audience, and situation and follow-ups are regular and timely. Shows that important (non-) verbal information is absorbed and understood and asks further questions to clarify when necessary. Expresses ideas and views clearly to others and has ability to adjust use of language to the audiences’ level.
* Exercises Sound Judgment & Decision Making: Understands and processes complex information, which allows for appropriate and accountable conclusions. Does not react too quickly or slowly. Balances facts, goals, and potential approaches taking the appropriate criteria into account. Makes active decisions and commits oneself by communicating confidently and respectfully.
* Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
* Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.
* Current registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Therapy. Current licensure by the State of Maine as required by the Medical Radiation Health & Safety Act. (or license eligible).
Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Satisfactory completion of formal radiation oncology training in an AMA approved program and the ability to meet the requirements for the registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Oncology.
* Potential exposure to diseases or infections.
* Potential exposure to hazardous materials.
* Potential exposure to noise levels being uncomfortable.
* Continuous kneeling.
* Continuous sitting.
* Continuous standing.
* Lifting, moving and loading over 50 pounds.
* Continuous walking.
Equal Opportunity EmploymentWe are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status