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Radiation Therapist - PRN

Company: SSM Health
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

MO-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City

Worker Type:


Job Highlights:

Required Certifications:

Radiation Therapist (T) Certification and Registration

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

Job Summary:

Administers radiation therapy by exposing specific areas of the patient's body to prescribed doses of radiation.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


Prepares and positions patients and selects anatomic parameters accurately.

Delivers appropriate patient treatment plan in collaboration with physician and dosimetrist.

Maintains detailed records of all therapy sessions.

Maintains and adjusts necessary equipment, including linear accelerator.

Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

Ensures all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.

Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).

Assists in maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Associate's degree


No experience required


Constant standing and walking.

Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

Frequent lifting/moving of patients.

Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.

Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

Rare kneeling and sitting.

Licenses / Certifications:

Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA), Radiation Therapist (T) Certification and Registration - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

Work Shift:

Variable Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:



4205000163 Radiation Oncology

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

Keywords: SSM Health, Jefferson City , Radiation Therapist - PRN, Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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