Radiation Therapist will help treat cancer by providing the radiation treatments for cancer patients. The Radiation Therapist(s) will collaborate with the doctors, nurses, and medical imaging professionals to treat our cancer patients. The Radiation Therapist will use CT scanners to locate tumor(s), they will use linear accelerators to target and shrink tumors. The Radiation Therapist must also monitor the patient during radiation treatments to adjust the treatments based on the seriousness of the side effects.
Cancer Care, Radiation Therapists will work directly with cancer patients, they must be willing to work in a stressful environment. Keeping a positive attitude is an important attribute of a radiation therapist. They must also be encouraging and cognizant of a person's mood and feelings during this difficult time in the patient's life.
The Radiation Therapist’s daily tasks will include but not be limited to:
•Offer emotional support during difficult times and deliver patient care following the Patient's First Commitment
•Keep detailed medical records of treatments
•Monitor patients during their treatment sessions for side effects and response
•Locate and target tumors using high-tech equipment