Cath Lab Radiologic Technologist

San Juan Regional Medical Center
Department: Cath Lab
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Address: 801 West Maple Street, Farmington, NM, USA

Job Description

SCHEDULE:

  • Full-time

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of a formal program in Radiation Therapy
  • Registered through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) as a Certified Radiation Therapist
  • Current New Mexico State license in Radiation Therapy
  • Fluent in English

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

Treatment:

  • Operates linear accelerator and or Superficial X-ray machine for the treatment of cancer patients.
  • Sets up and positions patients for their daily treatments as outlined in the patient care plan.
  • Schedules patients for their daily treatments.
  • Performs daily machine warm up and QA data checks.
  • Will be on call for any after hours (emergency)

Simulation:

  • Operates conventional and or CT/Simulators.
  • Sets up and positions patients according to physician and or dosimetrist instructions.
  • Constructs special treatment aids and devices.

Communication:

  • Effectively communicates with staff and patients.
  • Informs the physician and or nurse of any changes in the patient’s status during treatments.
  • Explain to patient and/or family as to what will occur during the treatment process and answer any questions that may arise.

Documentation:

  • Maintain daily documentation in patient’s departmental treatment chart

Education:

  • Maintains CEU’s as required by the ARRT and the State of New Mexico.
  • Attend patient care, quality assurance and departmental staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Each employee is responsible for implementing SJRMC’s Service Standards into their daily work.

 

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