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Radiation Therapist

Company: The University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Job Description:

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Radiation Therapy is seeking a Radiation Therapist to apply ionizing radiation to patients in accordance with the prescription and instructions of the radiation oncologist. Provide radiation therapy protection monitoring in all clinical areas. Provide some functional teaching and supervision of students.

Duties include:

  • Perform complex radiation therapy procedures and operate equipment.
  • Perform radiation therapy technologist responsibilities as required.
  • Provide dosimetrist and radiation physicist with treatment parameter calculations and computerized dosimetry.
  • Present instruction to radiation therapy technology students and assist in evaluation.
  • Manufacture individualized immobilization devices and shielding forms.
  • Maintain liaison with Radiation Therapy residents and staff physicians regarding scheduling and other technological matters.
  • Assist with ordering supplies and maintaining quality control in accordance with hospital, departmental and area standards.
  • Assist with preventive maintenance of equipment to minimize technical malfunction.
  • Make appropriate adjustments to equipment and patients in the event of an equipment failure.
  • Maintain patient care and other records necessary.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.

    The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Keywords: The University of Iowa, Iowa City , Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Iowa City, Iowa

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