Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a Master's degree; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 6 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.
Bachelorsâ Degree in Radiation Therapy Previous experience administering ionizing radiation to patients Experience creating immobilization and shielding devices for patients Experience utilizing stereotactic radiation therapy equipment
The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC) in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is now accepting applications for a Radiation Therapist in the hospitalâs oncology section. LVMC provides specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion, equine, and food animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents, interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work in teams to provide 24-hour, state of the art care.
This position will be responsible for providing ionizing radiation treatments to veterinary patients in accordance with prescriptions and instructions from a radiation oncologist, provide dosimetrist and radiation physicist with treatment parameter calculations and computerized dosimetry, maintain patient records, provide radiation therapy monitoring in all clinical areas, and provide functional teaching to interns, residents, technicians and students. In addition, this position will manufacture individualized immobilization devices and shielding forms, maintain quality control in accordance with hospital and oncology departmental standards and assist with preventative maintenance of equipment to minimize technical malfunctions as well as make appropriate adjustments to equipment and patients in the event of an equipment failure.
The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, be self-motivated, able to work independently or as a team, maintain confidentiality, and be detail oriented. Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational qualities, and effective oral and written communications are necessary to be successful in this position. The successful candidate will possess the ability to work with and directly supervise the work of others. The ideal candidate will have professional maturity with a leadership style that contributes to a positive culture, and have a compassionate, and empathetic nature towards the clients and patients of the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center. Incumbent will be required to work with radiation on a regular basis.
Temporary (Fixed Term)
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
September 30, 2020
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