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Flexi Radiation Therapist - UAB Medicine Proton Therapy Center
  • Job ID: 11361
  • Functional Area: Health/Medical
  • Position Type: Irregular
  • Experience Required: None
  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • Department: RON-Central AL Cancer Section
  • Education Required: Associates Degree
  • Relocation Provided:


Position Description:
Work Schedule: Flexi/PRN

Responsible for assisting in the development of treatment plans and subsequently rendering the radiation therapy treatment.  Position is supervised by either the RTT Supervisor or by the Chief Radiation Therapy Technologist. They do not supervise others and receive a moderate amount of supervision.  Responds to the unique needs of pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients as the need arises.

Position Requirements:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: Graduate from an accredited School of Radiation Therapy. Work experience may NOT substitute for minimum education requirement.  Must be capable of assisting patients onto treatment couch. Must be able to lift lead blocks (40 lbs.) to slot on collimator. Capability to perform tasks with little supervision.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree.  

LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND/OR REGISTRATION:

Required: Currently registered or eligible for registration as a Registered Technologist with Radiation Therapy Designation R.T. (R)(T)(ARRT) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required.  Current CPR certification required or must be obtained within 30 days of employment.  


TRAITS & SKILLS: Must be self-directed/self-motivated and detail oriented.  Must have good communication and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to: (1) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of one’s own work;  (2)  work independently; (3) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality; (4) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation; (5) communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background; (6) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment; and (7) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way.

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