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Christie Clinic Radiation Therapist - PRN in Champaign, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Christie Clinic Radiation Oncology is looking for a registered/licensed PRN Radiation Therapist. The candidate should be registered with the ARRT and licensed by IEMA. The Radiation Oncology staff consists of 1 Radiation Oncologist, 1 nurse, 1 receptionist, 1 part-time Physicist and 3.5 RTT's. The department is very patient focused. The clinic utilizes Varian equipment including a True Beam, Eclipse and ARIA software. Experience is preferred. As a PRN Therapist, hours will vary to help cover absences, vacation and higher patient volumes.Responsibilities:Deliver planned course of radiation, independently.Verify patient treatment prescription, diagnosis and chart information.Monitor patients receiving radiation. Prepare room and equipment for patient. Oversee equipment and accessories for proper operation.Maintain patient markings. Observe patient adverse reactions and report information and findings to Radiation Oncologist.Maintain quality control procedures for equipment. Report poor or inaccurate operation of equipment.Maintain clean environment for patient.Observe radiation safety measures for patients and personnel.Assist in tumor localization procedures, prepare immobilization devices, perform simulations, etc.Assist in dosimetry procedures.Perform and document daily accelerator warm-up and QA proceduresPerform mold room duties. Maintain record of daily treatment and other records, as required by department quality assurance and quality improvement activities.Assist in the orientation of new personnel.Perform patient billing, as needed.Complete HealthCare Estimates (HCE's) for insurance authorizations. Assist in obtaining authorizations from insurance companies. Document approval in the EMR. Perform related work as required.Required Qualifications:Registered Radiation Therapy Technologist Certificate or a degree through a Radiation Therapy Baccalaureate programMaintain accreditation through ARRTMaintain licensure through IEMA and Department of Nuclear SafetyCPR Certification