Radiation Therapist, Days

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full-time Radiation Therapist for the first shift in the Barret Cancer Center at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

A radiation therapist is responsible for providing excellent patient care for radiation oncology patients according to physician prescriptions during the process of treatments and procedures.

About the University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.

The Barret Cancer Center provides the opportunity to care for a very special patient population. This includes providing the best possible care for our patients, training cancer experts who work throughout the region and being at the forefront of advances and new discoveries.

Unit Details:

Cincinnati's #1 preferred cancer care.

Utilizes the latest immunology therapies to attack and kill cancer cells.

Offers access to national clinical trials where researchers share their knowledge with clinicians across the U.S., enabling access to the most innovative, advanced treatments.

90 + cancer specialists, including subspecialty and multidisciplinary expertise only available in an academic health system.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
  • Communicates formulated plan of care, as appropriate, to all levels of associates involved in the patient's care and demonstrates the ability to establish priorities of care based on the patient's assessment and needs.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Delivers, performs, and interprets radiation treatments and set-ups according to physician directives and prescriptions.
  • Maintains daily treatment schedule in a customer focused manner which includes performing accurate charge captures for procedures, accurately recording pre-treatment and treatment records, and operates treatment equipment according to established departmental standards and policies.
  • Performs treatment simulation, fabrication of treatment devices, body contouring, documentation, and simple computerized dosimetry as needed.
  • Takes a pro-active approach to workflow and technical issues while remaining dedicated to continuous learning and commitment to the teaching environment.
  • Performs daily quality assurance checks and other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Associate degree required (bachelor's degree preferred)
  • Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Must be licensed by the State of Ohio in Radiation Therapy
  • New grads are acceptable

Join our team as a Radiation Therapist at the Barret Cancer Center and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of employment