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Excellent Opportunity for Radiation Therapist at Walter Reed National Medical Center - Military veterans preferred

2019-10-08
Medical Staffing Solutions U.S.A. (http://www.medstaffingsolutionsusa.com)
Medical/Healthcare

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Bethesda
Maryland
United States

Medical Staffing Solutions, USA has an excellent opportunity for an experienced full time Radiation Therapist to join our team at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center located in Bethesda, Maryland serving the military community and their families.

What we have to offer:

Opportunity to serve the military community and their families.
Competitive compensation
Benefits and professional growth in a caring work environment
Ten paid federal holidays
Health and wellness stipend
Two weeks paid vacation

What you will need:

Certification as a Radiation Therapist by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT).
Have at least twelve consecutive months experience as a Radiation Therapist within the past five years
Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association
Citizen of the United States
Must pass pre-employment examination
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Background and-or Security Investigation required

What you will do:

Perform the following Radiation Therapist tasks and responsibilities:
1. Set appropriate treatment operating parameters on the linear accelerator based on the treatment plans.
2. Prior to initial treatment, check the patient's position and port film and confirm that the patient has completed and signed the consent forms.
3. Set up patients and perform necessary adjustments to patient position as needed.
4. Recognize physical symptoms resulting from radiation therapy and bring those symptoms to the attention of the Radiation Oncologist as necessary.
5. Observe equipment for proper operation. Detect equipment malfunctions, report malfunctions to therapy physicist, and know the safe limits of equipment operation.
6. Deliver a planned course of radiation therapy.
7. Utilize collimator, equipment locks, mechanical tables, Kodak film, screen systems and possess knowledge of radiation protection standards, devices and techniques.
8. Monitor patient's vital signs for adverse reactions to treatment

About Medical Staffing, USA:

Medical Staffing Solutions, USA is a single source provider of top caliber talent for a full range of allied health, ancillary care, and medical office support services. We specialize in the provision of medical staff and medical support services to the government and private sector. The management of MSS has over 50 combined years of progressively responsible experience in contract procurement and strategic project management. We deliver pre-qualified healthcare professionals, licensed and credentialed to industry standards and all federal and state regulations.

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