The Radiation Oncology Clinical Supervisor, in collaboration with and under the direction of the Manager of Medical Physics, is accountable for ongoing shift leadership, and for the operation of the Radiation Oncology department. The supervisor provides direct supervision of the Therapeutic Radiologic Technologists, monitors patient workflow, educates the radiation therapy technologists when necessary, provides care for patients while delivering radiation therapy, and works as a Tech, as scheduled. The radiation oncology Supervisor coaches and guides Therapeutic Radiologic Technologists under his/her supervision; demonstrates Professionalism and Excellence by acting as a role model for clinical and service excellence. The Radiation Oncology Clinical Supervisor will be responsible for creating and maintaining the schedules, this will include finding coverage for time-off requests.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of Radiation Therapy Technology, ARRT credentialed as a registered radiation therapy technologist. Bachelor Degree preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current Radiology license in the State of New Mexico.
SKILLS: Technical knowledge of radiation therapy equipment, anatomy. Physiology, treatment positioning, medical terminology, radiation therapy quality assurance and quality control requirements, and basic computer skills.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three years experience required, five is preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Director / Manager of Medical Physics
- Bloodborne pathogen: B
Works irregular hours. Multiple simultaneous activities of patient care. Exposure to infectious diseases and x-rays. Exposure to varying unpredictable situations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency situations, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing. Has knowledge of and uses good body mechanics. Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients or equipment in excess of 50 lbs. Hearing and visual acuity within normal limits. Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination required