This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
As a family the positions in this group are responsible for the delivery of radiation therapy to patients as prescribed and under the regulations of the National Cancer Institute. Incumbents must have in-depth knowledge of high-voltage, state-of-the-art radiation therapy equipment with safety standards and to properly maintain same.
Coordinates patient appointments; interprets prescription and delivers radiation to patient in accordance with physician's instructions; prepares and operates all types of radiotherapy equipment, (i.e. Co-60, Linear Accelerator, Simulator, etc.); takes radiographic film to confirm treatment volume; performs pre-treatment duties by operating the Simulator, for localization of tumor size and position, taking the contour and collecting all physical factors for the treatment plan, taking photographs of patients for portal verification; assuming responsibility for providing all safety measures for patients, recognizing all types of radiation reactions and for providing proper care and instructions to patients; assumes responsibility for compliance to departmental and regulatory policies and procedures; recording and maintaining treatment records and port films; participates in the department's in-service and educational programs, and coordinates departmental and in-patient activities to provide proper patient care.
AAS or AMA certified program, RRT license with three to five years related experience, and NYS license.
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