Radiation Therapist - Radiology - Lincoln Medical Center - Bronx, New York - Full Time

Location
Bronx, New York
Posted
Aug 03, 2022
Ref
7673
Specialty
Radiology
Position Type
Permanent
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals' wellness.

PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, located just 15 minutes from NYC, is an acute care teaching hospital academically affiliated with Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dedicated to providing high quality patient care to a diverse community, Lincoln Medical Center is a NYS designated Level I Trauma and Stroke Center and has Centers of Excellence in all medical specialties including its award- winning Cancer and Breast Centers.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers radiation therapy as prescribed by the physician.
  • Displays professional conduct essential to the well being of the Radiation Oncology patients.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal communication skills in clinical setting.
  • Observes the clinical progress of the radiation oncology patient, use clinical decision making skills to recognize and report any signs of complications.
  • Utilizes treatment accessories to accurately reproduce the clinical setting.
  • Adhere to radiation safety procedure protocol.
  • Safely and effectively operate a variety of computerized simulation treatment machines
  • Perform machine safety checks; know safe limits of equipment operations, and report abnormalities or inconsistencies to the proper authority.
  • Construct immobilization devices and employ custom blocking techniques that are conducive to conformal radiation therapy.
  • Utilize sophisticated imaging equipment and treatment planning systems for precise tumor localization.
  • Work closely with the radiation oncologist and the therapy team in the preparation of a treatment plan that is customized to the patient needs
  • Adhere to the Radiation Therapist code of Ethics.
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills; Maintain accurate and detailed treatment chart documentation.
  • Insure upload of radiation oncologist approved Eclipse treatment plan to the Aria record / verify system on the Varian IX treatment unit.
  • Records treatment data on the Epic electronic medical record system.
  • Training and use of new GE Discovery CT-Simulator imaging equipment to localize proposed treatment sites as well as training and use of new Varian LX treatment unit.
  • All other duties as required by the department.


Qualifications:

  • Possession of a current valid license as a Radiological Technologist, licensed in Radiotherapy issued by the State of New York.
  • This license must be presented at the time of investigation to the appointing officer at the time of the appointment interview. Appointees must maintain their license in order to retain the position.
  • CT Treatment Planning
  • Training for GE Discovery CT-Simulator,
  • Varian IX Linear Accelerator,
  • Aria Record / Verification
  • Treatment Data,
  • Epic Electronic Medical Record
  • COVID 19 vaccination required to hire

Benefits include:
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
  • Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
  • Generous paid time off program

For more information regarding this opportunity, please email your resume to Steven Quiroz, Healthcare Recruiter for PAGNY, at quirozs@pagny.org

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Apply for Radiation Therapist - Radiology - Lincoln Medical Center - Bronx, New York - Full Time

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly.
You do not need to create an account to apply for this job.
This application including your CV, if uploaded, will be sent directly to the employer.

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

You will need a copy of your resume in either .doc, .docx, .pdf or .rtf format and no larger than 1MB


4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from NEJM CareerCenter by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.


When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on NEJM CareerCenter you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

More searches like this