Radiation Therapist:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Longmont Colorado


What if you could spend more time with your patients, pursue education and growth and count on the support of a family of talented heathcare professionals?  What if you could find it all in one of America's most beautiful locations? You can! Everything you're looking for is waiting at Longmont United Hospital in Longmont, Colorado.

Here you'll find that Planetree is a part of our culture and significantly influences our model of care. Our delivery of patient-centered care strives to educate and empower patients and families while humanizing and demystifying the health care experience. It's a philosophy that influences everything we do, from making architectural design decisions to providing ‘out of the box’ amenities and individual attention to patients and families.

If you're ready to put patients first and take your career to a higher level, you'll experience excellent benefits, stability and camaraderie in a supportive and stable environment.


Job Description/Job Posting ID: 122944 

Recruiter Contact: Gwyn Williams - [email protected]

Clinic/Department: 7341 LUH HOPE CANCER CARE CENTER 


Schedule: Per Request Needed

Shift: Days

Position Summary

Administers individualized radiation therapy treatments to patients. Verifies treatment parameters and maintains necessary data. Evaluates patients daily.

Minimum Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Two years training in an AMA approved school of Radiation Therapy Technology License/Certifications

  • ARRT registered or registry eligible

Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )

  • Evaluates and refers patient based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs through observation, interview, review of records, and clinical data.*

  • With physician or RN approval, evaluates patient’s response and intervenes in a timely manner, to ensure optimal patient outcome.*

  • Formulates, assesses and maintains schedule for daily radiation treatment patients.*

  • Delivers prescribed planned course of radiation therapy to patient, including but not limited to, side effects, number of fractions, doses, and planned follow up care.*

  • Maintains quality of portal verification on each patient according to department standards.*

  • Assists in tumor localization and dosimetry procedures.*

  • Performs simulation and simple dosimetry as required by unit.*

  • Implements patient plan of care and observes outcomes in accordance with unit standards.*

  • Teaches in accordance with patient / family learning style.*

  • Engages patient / family to foster commitment to comply with plan of care.*

  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to develop and implement holistic, individualized plan of care.*

  • Maintains environment of care including Quality Assurance tests on a treatment machine and simulator, room preparation, and supplies.*

  • Communicates and works with cancer patients and their families, dealing with all aspects of difficult care, including but not limited to, nutrition, pastoral care, psychosocial, end of life, and family dynamics and refers appropriately.*

  • Proficient in use of the EMR and patient data management systems used in the radiation oncology department and manual records to accurately input changes, record treatments, and patient data.*

  • Documents ongoing status, treatments, patient response in a timely manner.*

  • Serves as a patient advocate.

  • Anticipates needs of Physicians, staff, patient, and family

  • Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment, and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective delivery of patient care.

  • Adapts to rapidly changing technologies, policies, regulations, census, and staffing through priority setting and flexibility.

  • Professional role model of all staff demonstrating ethical / legal / professional therapy process.

  • Maintains high skill level through ongoing education / meeting attendance.

  • Participates in weekly chart rounds as scheduled, and contributes needed information.*

  • Participates in holiday and weekend call backs as requested.

  • Complies with department policy and procedures.

Physical Requirements

  • Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

Basic Qualifications