Job Details

Radiation Therapist

Job Number: 527315
Categories: Allied Health Professionals
Dallas, TX

Department: Rdlgy Rdtn Onclgy Hist
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable 

Experience and Education

Graduate of JRCERT accredited program in radiation therapy or equivalent. No experience required.Valid licensure as Medical Radiologic Technologist by Texas Department of Health.  
Must have passed the registry exam as a Radiologic Technologist by the American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) and have valid licensure. CPR training required.  

Job Duties

Operates treatment machine to deliver prescribed treatment dose.       
Prepares patient for radiotherapy; Administers radiotherapy treat- ment and monitors patient during treatment.      
Prepares treatment room and fabricates immobilization devices.       
Coordinates patient scheduling and retrieval of patient records.       
Assures radiation safety measures for patients and personnel.       
Tracks, records and compiles all clinical research data of patients following departmental and IRB policies.      
Participates in development of program's policies, procedures, and quality assurance methods.      
Discusses technical problems with supervisor and faculty to suggest corrections and/or solutions.      
Consults with supervisor or physician concerning treatment.       
Assists in commissioning, calibration, quality assurance, and physical measurements as appropriate for system accuracy.      
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions:  a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records. 
Performs other duties as assigned.       

**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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