Georgia Employer LEAD RADIATION THERAPIST in Decatur, Georgia
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care and in 2017 Vantage Oncology joined The US Oncology Network. The US Oncology Network empowers the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home. Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.The US Oncology Network has 1,400 affiliated physicians, 400 locations across the United States and 800,000 patients treated annuallyWe have an immediate opening for a Lead Radiation Therapist.SCOPE:May be required to perform the duties of radiation therapist, mold technician and basic Dosimetry duties in order to maintain a high quality care environment. Assists in supervision of simulation therapists, radiation therapists and mold technicians in order to effectively deliver a high quality radiation therapy treatment course for each patient presented. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:-Assists with interviewing, hiring, and training designated employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; and rewarding and disciplining employees.-Serves as mentor to employees in radiation oncology department.-Responsible for the instruction of newly hired radiation staff and radiation therapy students on all equipment applicable.-Maintains patient appointment schedule and submits correct billing information.-Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments under the direction of a radiation oncologist.-May assist in chart audits and QA procedures.-May participate in development of QA procedures.-Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan.-Accurately cuts blocks and makes custom molds.-Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into the electronic medical record.-Accurately completes simple mu calculation.-May review and amend patient billing for accuracy.-Maintains a clean, safe, and organized work environment.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy program. Minimum five years actively practicing as an RTT. ARRT certification required. Valid state license for radiation therapy required.The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.