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Radiation Therapist

Employer
Physician Affiliate Group of New York
Location
New York
Posted Date
Feb 23, 2024
Reference
867368170

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Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

Overview

Employed byPAGNYforNYC Health +Hospitals/Lincoln, located just 15 minutes from NYC, is an acute care teaching hospital academically affiliated withWeill-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

  • Current State of New York Department of Health License in Radiotherapy
  • Board eligible or current ARRT certification with Registry in Radiation Therapy
  • 1-5 years clinical experience in Radiation Therapy preferred but new graduates are welcome to apply


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
  • Salary - $92,400.00

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.PAGNYis comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services toNYC 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.

PAGNY has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in healthcare

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Company

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.

Our mission is to provide accountable, responsive, quality care with the highest degree of sensitivity to the needs of our multicultural population throughout the New York Community.

Our vision is to set the standard for service through the provision of outstanding, patient-centered care and to create a legacy of healthcare excellence in the decades to come.

Our values are:

Compassion

Respect

Innovation

Company info
Website
Telephone
646-714-2123
Location
55 West 125th Street
10th floor
New York
NY
10027
US

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