Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:
To provide highly technical skills in the accurate delivery of radiation therapy treatments.  Assists the physicist in calibration of equipment, preparation of isodose curves, preparation of wedge, and compensating filters and data computer estimation.  Evaluates equipment and machine operation for quality assurance.  Assists or functions as radium curator.  Records important statistical information.  Prepares patient for radiotherapy.  Administers radiotherapy treatment to patient.  Applies simple surgical dressings.  Supervises follow-up program and observes patient¿s clinical progress.  Consults with physician concerning treatment.  Maintains daily records and monitors treatment charts for adherence to regular port films.  Adheres to internal controls established for department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a graduate of JRCERT accredited program in Radiation Therapy.  Certification in Radiation Therapy (AART) and Medical Radiology Technologist license by the State of Texas (TSDH).

Work Experience:  Two Years

Equipment Operated:  Linear accelerator, radioactive cobalt

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
Writing/Composing (Correspondence/Reports)

Other Skills:  Analytical, Medical Terms, Research, P.C., MS Word

Work Schedule:  Flexible

Other Requirements:  Knowledge of Radiation Therapy

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