Radiation Therapy - Baystate Health

Req#: R22799
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Radiation Therapy
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Shift: First

Radiation Therapist at the D'Amour Center for Cancer Care

Per diem position

Monday – Friday; no weekends

Please submit a resume with your application

You would be responsible for:

Practices radiation safety according to policy and procedure.

Ensures proper identification of all patients according to established policy and procedure.

Knowledgeable of interdepartmental functions and policies and procedures Reviews radiation therapy written directive (radiation prescription)for identified patient. Validates written directive & radiation prescription with attending or consulting radiation oncologist if record and verify system does not contain an identical written directive.

Responsible for maintaining patient confidentiality. Accesses and navigates the patients electronic medical record for purposes specific to job role and responsibilities.

Communicates clearly explaining the nature of procedure and/or treatment delivery in laymen’s terms.

Maintains knowledge of operators’ manual and manufacture’s recommendations for safe operation of Siemens CT scanners, Elekta Linear Accelerators, Elekta Mosaiq Record and Verify System, Visionrt, , SNC Diodes, RadCalc, Respiratory Gating System and fabrication and usage of immobilization devices as they apply to job responsibilities.

Performs functions as a clinical radiation therapist including morning warm up procedures, simulation, fabrication of immobilization device(s), treatment planning, dose calculation, validation of written directive (radiation prescription) and treatment parameters, patient set-up, immobilization, positioning,  imaging, treatment delivery, documentation to include record and verify system. Participates in regulatory inspections, implementation of new technologies, subsequent training of staff members as required and department quality assurance activities.

Reviews CBCT, Portal images and DRR’s both independently and with radiation oncologist to ensure treatment field is accurately positioned according to quality assurance standards.

Consults with radiation oncologist and /or medical physics regarding modifications to treatment fields and/or written directive, as required.

Reviews instructions for discharge and follow up with patient, as applicable.

Analyzes equipment problems, seeks guidance from appropriate personnel/vendor as required to achieve resolution.

Demonstrates flexibility, placing the patient first. Adjusts schedule as required.

Fosters The Baystate Platform; Mastering our Mission.  Promotes a culture of working together within the Baystate Regional Cancer Program and  the BH Organization to ensure, timely coordinated services.

What will you need

Associates degree or an equivalent program certificate in Radiation Therapy required.

Minimum of one year experience preferred but not required. New graduates welcome.

ARRT and MA license required.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.



Associates of Science: Radiological Science (Required), Certificate: Radiological Science


Radiography – American Registry of Radiologic Technologist

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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