Radiation Therapist I - Radiation Oncology - Apple Hill Medical Center - PT (Day/Evening)

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 52106

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General Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Supervisor-Radiation Therapy, provides radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by physician according to established Wellspan Oncology Servile Line standards and practices at a beginning or intermediate specialist skills level. Assists with CT-simulation procedures and/or other treatments/procedures as required.


Duties and Responsibilities:
1 Delivers a prescribed and planned course of radiation therapy to patients; obtains patient history, answers patient
questions, and explains procedure.
2 Checks prescription, diagnosis, chart, patient identification, etc.
3 Prepares room and equipment for patient.
4 Reinforces recommendations given to patient by the physician, nurses, dietician, etc., concerning reaction to treatment and care of the radiated area, prevention or treatment of generalized and local side effects.
5 Observes patient for any unusual reactions or events.
6 Performs IGRT tumor localization procedures.
7 Prepares patient and equipment for, and performs simulation procedures.

Department Description:
WellSpan Radiation Oncology meets the multidisciplinary needs of patients in a coordinated fashion with colleagues in medical and surgical oncology, as well as clinicians and staff in support services.

Required Skills

Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy Technology Program

ARRT(T) registration or registry eligible (must obtain registry within 6 months of hire) and works under the direct supervision of a Registered Radiation Therapist until registry obtained

BLS certification required within six months of date of hire

Required Experience

At least 1 year experience as a Radiation Therapist

Appropriate training in radiation therapy


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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