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Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist

Company: Sanford Federal
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description -FAR Group headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people. -Job Title:Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist
-Type: Full Time
-Location: Baltimore VA Medical Center located at 10 N. Greene Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 - - - - - - - - - - - -Job Summary: FAR Group is looking for a successful and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Certified Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist.
-The candidate Must be graduate of an approved program in Therapeutic Radiologic Technology, evidence by a certificate or an Associate degree from an accredited institution by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and certification by the ARRT in (T) radiation therapy. -Experience:

  • Three (3) years of experience - Knowledge of overall characteristics and clinical relevance of radiation oncology treatment machines and equipment.
  • Three (3) years of experience - Delivery of prescribed therapeutic radiation for the purposes of cancer and abnormal cell growth treatments.
  • Three (3) years of experience - in 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT), Intensity-Modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT).
  • Three (3) years of experience - Education and expertise necessary to generate radiation dose distribution and dose calculations in collaboration with the medial physicist and radiation oncologist. - -Duties: The Candidate will undertake the following duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:
    The Radiologic Therapist must adhere to Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulations involved in handling and treating patients with ionizing radiation, and all radiation safety guidelines. Policies and procedures of the Radiation Oncology Service which are consistent with ACR guidelines. This will include but not limited to all necessary data required to maintain the Radiation Oncology Quality Improvement Program.Radiologic Therapist shall receive and interpret prescriptions/instructions from the treating physician and carry out complex assignments while under general supervision of the Supervisory Radiation Therapist.The Technologist shall prepare imaging, simulation, treatment, and ancillary equipment for patient use. This involves recording a series of measurements, including checks of the radiation field, to ensure basic specifications are met on a daily basis.Radiologic Therapist shall maintain appropriate markings on patients' skin to facilitate exact positioning for desired results and cushions/shields patients as appropriate. Procedures will be explained to patients securing the confidence & cooperation of patients, explain procedures while following ALARA principles.The Technologist will operate imaging and/or sealed radiation equipment.The Technologist shall limit radiation field by the use of lead cut outs or collimation. May assist Radiation Oncologists with block construction requiring ability to design and construct Cerrobend or MLC blocks according to physician's direction and designs according to beams-eye-view treatment planning.The Technologist shall position patients in the CT scanner and acquire specific data sets prescribed by the physicist or physician. Acquires the necessary tumor volume to be used in treatment planning. Gives the C.T.'s to the Radiation Oncologist for tumor volumes to be outlined. Technical factors for radiotherapy procedures must be set as well as setting up and operating accessory equipment.Must be responsible for ensuring that supplies, materials, catheters, or other requirements are present and operational.Must be capable of producing radiographs incorporating the information required for the prescription, treatment planning, field shaping, and initial set-up of the patient.Perform timeout procedure and positively identify each patient before providing treatment.Maintain records of patients treated, therapy performed, and technical factors used.Operate simulator and take high quality radiographs to accurately localize tumor volume as required.Accomplish portal filming, localizing topographical landmarks. The Technologist will construct accurate contours of the patient's body & perform necessary measurements utilized by the physicist.Enter daily treatment notes into patients' medical records using Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) within local guidelines - - -Why FAR Group?You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.Powered by JazzHR

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