Our Dermatology group in Apopka Fl is currently looking for a Rad Tech to assist them by going to nursing homes and doing radiation therapy on patients. A driver will be provided and take you to locations in Orange, Seminole and Osceola.
Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible.
Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy required.
Salary commensurate with experience.
:Administer prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts, using radiation therapy equipment according to established practices and standards
:Position patients for treatment with accuracy according to prescription.
:Maintain records, reports and files as required, including such information as radiation dosages, equipment settings and patients’ reactions.
:Review prescription, diagnosis, patient chart, and identification.
:Conduct most treatment sessions independently, in accordance with the long-term treatment plan and under the general direction of the patient’s physician.
:Observe and reassure patients during treatment and report unusual reactions to physician or turn equipment off if unexpected adverse reactions occur.
:Check for side effects such as skin irritation, nausea and hair loss to assess patients’ reaction to treatment.
:Calculate actual treatment dosages delivered during each session.
:Photograph treated area of patient and process film.
:Act as liaison with physicist and supportive care personnel.
:Implement appropriate follow-up care plans.
:Assist in the preparation of sealed radioactive materials, such as cobalt, radium, cesium and isotopes, for use in radiation treatments.
PTO, Paid Holidays.