Chief Radiation Therapist - Tulane Cancer Center

Tulane Medical Center
New Orleans

Job Description

- Chief Radiation Therapist - Tulane Cancer Center (02560-14152)

Job Description

Chief Radiation Therapist - Tulane Cancer Center
(Job Number: 02560-14152)


We are looking for a Chief Radiation Therapist to join our team! Apply today!

Learn more about working at Tulane Medical Center where above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life:

About Us

From its humble beginnings in a church schoolroom, Tulane has emerged as a major academic center in the south by adhering to the aspirations of our founders. Simply put, we are in the business of caring for others and for defining the practice of medicine along the way.

At Tulane Medical Center, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.

We are committed to providing you a Healthy Work Environment and rewarding career. These principles reflect our commitment to you in five areas: Culture, Leadership, Voice, Compensation and Rewards, and Staffing.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Chief Radiation Therapist perform technical and supervisory duties in the Radiation Therapy department, enforcing departmental rules and regulations and ensuring that department procedures and protocols are carried out. Collaborates with the Cancer Center Clinical Manager on hiring, orientation, supervises and evaluation of the radiation therapists. Develops and coordinates treatment and simulation schedules with physicians and other personnel. Performs radiation therapy using ionizing radiation in accordance with the prescription and instructions of the Radiation Oncologist. Conducts conventional and CT based simulations. Verifies accuracy of treatment set-ups, maintains treatment records and facilitates equipment operation and maintenance.


Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure as required by state or national authority and/or certification or board eligible in Radiation Therapy by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology. Maintain ARRT certification in radiation therapy with a minimum of documented 12 hours of continuing education. Maintain CPR certification.

Education: Satisfactory completion of a Bachelor of Science degree in radiation therapy or graduate of AMA accredited school of Radiation Therapy, and satisfactory completion of a 24month course in radiology technology. Masters preferred.

Experience: Five (5) years radiation therapy experience in a supervisory role, and specific simulation experience, especially CT based simulation. Coding and Billing Experience required.

Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Familiarity with Varian Linear Accelerators, IGRT including CBCT and ExacTrac, Philips CT Simulator including 4DCT, computers and MS Office programs, HDR simulations, IMRT, VMAT, TBI, TSe, and portal imaging

Hours of work: Monday Friday, days and on call as required, other duties as assigned.