Indiana University Health

Radiation Therapist IU Health University Hospital

IU Health University Hospital

Job Location

IU Health University Hospital
950 N Meridian St Ste 1200
Indianapolis,IN46204

Department

Radiation Therapy

Date Posted

September 22, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Days
  • Supplemental

Requisition Number

000259848
Responsible for applying ionizing radiation to patients for therapeutic purposes in accordance with the prescription and instruction of a radiation oncologist. Controls the exact amount of radiation to be administered locally, and reproduces treatment fields, insuring that exposure is made only to prescribed areas. Requires high levels of quality control, safety, treatment planning and administration, patient care, and patient scheduling. May be asked to mentor those with less experience and/or students during clinical rotations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Radiation Therapist Role

  • Registered RT (T) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or Registry eligibility required. For Registry eligible candidates, candidate must pass exam within three months of hire date Registered RT (T) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or Registry eligibility required. For Registry eligible candidates, candidate must pass exam within three months of hire date. RT (T) license as issued and required by the Indiana State Department of Health is required.
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Requires current BLS certification.
  • Requires certification and ongoing registration in Radiation Therapy/American Registry of Radiological Technologists (A.R.R.T.).
  • CPR certification, and Indiana State Department of Health license as a Radiation Therapist.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the technical aspects of radiation oncology; which includes the operation of various complex equipment; application mathematical computation for treatment planning and design production; and implementation of beam altering devices.
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