Radiation Therapist

Central Care Cancer Center, a private practice group located in the hear of the Midwest is looking for a full-time Radiation Therapist to join our expanding team.
Multiple locations currently available, including
  • Bolivar, MO
  • Emporia, KS
  • Great Bend, KS
  • Garden City, KS

The Radiation Therapist, under the direction of a radiation oncologist, will provide radiation treatments to the oncology patients. WE offer a comprehensive benefit package with a regular schedule of 8:00am-4:30pm Monday through Friday, with no late nights or weekends.

Essential Functions

  • Reviews prescription, diagnosis, patient chart, and identification
  • Prepares equipment such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; positions patient according to prescription
  • Enters data into computer and sets controls to operate and adjust equipment and regulate dosage
  • Observes and reassures patient during treatment and reports unusual reactions to physician
  • Photographs treated area of patient and processes film
  • Maintains records, reports, and files as required
  • Follows principles of radiation protection for patient, self, and others

Desired Degree

Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) from four year college or university; or Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification; State License and Certification

Job Experience

  • ​1+ years’ experience providing radiation therapy to patients
  • News Grads also encouraged to apply

Other Qualifications

  • ​​Problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness to provide best quality treatment to patients
  • Committed to following all policies and procedures as outlined by radiation department 
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification; State License and Certification

More about Bolivar, Missouri

Bolivar boasts the best of all worlds: thriving businesses, awarding-winning schools, a first-class university, state-of-the-art medical facilities, compassionate churches, active civic organizations, peaceful parks and limitless recreational opportunities. Conveniently located on newly-expanded Highway 13 between Kansas City and Springfield, our town of 10,000 offers you the benefits of a bustling metropolis partnered with the peace and serenity you’ll only feel in a rural setting.  As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,325.

Bolivar R-I School District has a AAA rating and features four award-winning campuses. Most recently, Bolivar High School was nominated for the National Blue Ribbon Award by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Bolivar is also home to Southwest Baptist University, a four-year co-educational liberal arts university, Bolivar Technical College, and Polk County Christian School.

Bolivar is a fast-growing community but still maintains a small town family atmosphere. If you’re looking for something new, shop one of our many locally-owned stores or visit the year-round Greater Polk County Farmer’s Market. Sports enthusiasts can support the local high school and university sports teams by attending a game. Have fun at a parade or festival held regularly at the historic Bolivar square or the Polk County Fairgrounds, and Bolivar features more than 20 churches to worship in.

Among the many events held annually in Bolivar are the Light The Park celebration, Arts In The Parks, the Polk County Junior Livestock Show & Youth Fair, the CMH Basketball HoopFest, the SBU Homecoming Parade, the Bolivar Christmas Parade, Taste of Bolivar, the Lawn and Garden show, Country Days, and the 4th of July Celebration of Freedom.

Featured Attractions:
Polk County Museum
Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art
Silo Ridge Golf & Country Club 
Dunnegan Memorial Park
Aqua Zone at the Roy Blunt YMCA
Lucas Oil Speedway
Stockton Lake/State Park
Pomme de Terre Lake/State Park
Lake of the Ozarks

More about Emporia, Kansas

Emporia has an important place in American history. It is the founding city of Veterans Day. It is also the home of famous newspaper editor William Allen White, who was known nationally as the Sage of Emporia for gaining the ear and trust of U.S. Presidents and leaders of his day.

Emporia is the county seat of Lyon County; the city population is about 25,000 people, and Lyon County has approximately 35,000 people.

Elements of Emporia’s proud history are reflected in its historic downtown, which today is abundant with local nightlife, cuisine, coffee antiques and boutiques. With more than 17 different architectural styles, including the Spanish Colonial Revival of the Historic Granada Theatre, a stroll down Commercial Street is an architecture lover’s dream.

While its quaint setting on the verge of the Flint Hills is attractive to many, Emporia still offers an array of large-city opportunities. It is conveniently located between Wichita, Topeka and Kansas City, three of the largest cities in Kansas.  Interstates – I-35 and I-335 intersect at Emporia, making travel to and from the city even more convenient.

Because of its scenic landscape, Emporia is home to avid cycling community, and the surrounding Flint Hills offer some the best and most challenging gravel road cycling opportunities in the nation. Also known for disc golf, with four professional 18-hole disc golf courses in the city and two more champion level courses within 20 minutes, Emporia is home to the largest disc golf tournament in the world.

Featured Attractions:

David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
Emporia Arts Center
Emporia Granada Theatre
Eppink & Gilson Art Galleries
Historic Downtown Emporia
Prairie Passage Stone Sculpture Garden
William Allen White House

More about Garden City, Kansas

Garden City, Kansas (pop. 27,004) is located on the high plains of Southwest Kansas in Finney County (pop. 37,097), and is the economic hub for the region, serving a population of approximately 200,000.

From the World’s Largest Hand Dug Pool and Splash Park that covers a full city block, to world class hunting, or Kansas’s #1 public golf course, Garden City boasts fun for everyone, regardless of age and interest.  Also, located a short 3 ½ hour drive from the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, Garden City offers easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities and sights, such as hiking, white water rafting, fishing, skiing, and many more adventures!  Garden City also offers several convenient jet service flights to Dallas each day.

With nearly 40 languages spoken locally, Finney County was rated the most diverse community in Kansas outside of the Kansas City metro. (Niche.com)

Featured Attractions:

Two first-class golf courses.
Buffalo Dunes (Rated #1 Municipal Course in KS, Golf Digest)
The Golf Club at Southwind

Lee Richardson Zoo
The “Big Pool” and Splash Park
Garden City Wind Semi-Pro Baseball
Annual Tumbleweed Festival
Sandsage Bison Range
Parrot Cove Indoor Water Park

Our new 30,000 sq/ft facility provides cutting edge technology and numerous support services, all in a quiet and comfortable setting.  Heartland Cancer Center in Garden City features the only in-house PET/CT simulator in Western Kansas, as well as the latest linear accelerator from Varian, the TrueBeam STx.  We also offer access to clinical trials, oncology navigators, and optional private infusion suites.  The Breast Center at St. Catherine Hospital, also located under our roof, is the only nationally accredited Breast Center between Kansas City and Denver.

 

More about Great Bend, Kansas

Great Bend is a vibrant community of approximately 16,000 people located in the heart of America; near the geographical center of Kansas. The central location of the city allows for short travel to anywhere in the state, including Wichita and Kansas City.

The people of Great Bend enjoy conveniences of a lager city, like first rate educational, medical and recreation facilities. For all of the large city conveniences the community still retains its small-town charm.

Culturally, Great Bend features the Shafer Art Gallery at Barton County Community College.  It’s also known for the natural existence of Cheyenne Bottoms near Great Bend, the largest marsh in the interior United States.

Recreational opportunities abound with Great Bend showcasing one of the largest zoos between Kansas City and Denver, a state-of-the-art raptor rehabilitation center, and a splashing-good-time water park. There are four golf courses in a 25-mile radius of Great Bend: Stoneridge, Lake Barton, Ellinwood, and Larned.  Community theater and musical products, concerts, band performances, and numerous art exhibits provide cultural experiences throughout the year.

Great Bend is the county seat of Barton County. It is named for its location at the point where the course of the Arkansas River bends east then southeast. Barton County has a population of more than 27,000 people.

Featured Attractions:

Brit Spaugh Park and Zoo
Cheyenne Bottoms
Great Bend Raptor Center
Kansas Oil & Gas Museum
Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Wetlands Aquatic Center
Shafer Art Gallery
Veteran’s Memorial Park & Lake

Nearby:
Fort Larned National Historic Site

More about Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City is comprised of two cities that share the Missouri River as their border, which also divides Missouri from Kansas. The Kansas City metropolitan region is a 14 county area anchored by Kansas City, MO. With a population of 2.1 million, the region includes a number of other cities and suburbs, the largest being Overland Park, KS; Kansas City, KS; Olathe, KS; and Independence, MO; each over 100,000 in population.

Collectively, Kansas City is famous for its unique style of barbecue, jazz heritage, fountains and architecture, along with professional sports teams and events.

Kansas City has a bevy of different cultural offerings, such as the unique Country Club Plaza area. Known for its Spanish architecture, this 15-block district features some of Kansas City’s best shopping and dining options. Kansas City’s rich culture inspires several must-see destinations: The Power & Light District features more than 50 restaurants and shops. For art lovers, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art is a sure hit with extensive permanent and traveling exhibits.

Kansas City is bisected by four interstates: I-35, I-49, I-29 and I-70 for easy access around the metro area, as well as to other locations. The city features Kansas City International Airport, just 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City with more than a dozen carriers serving passengers. A new airport terminal is expected to be built in approximately four years. At Union Station, Amtrak service provides six passenger trains daily, which includes two round trips to St. Louis, one departing for Chicago and one departing for Los Angeles.

Featured Attractions:

Museums and Art
American Jazz Museum
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Shopping and Restaurants
Country Club Plaza
Crown Center
Power & Light District

“Kid-Friendly” Activities
Science City
Sea Life of Kansas City Aquarium
Worlds Of Fun - Oceans Of Fun

Professional Sporting Teams and Events
Kansas City Chiefs (National Football League)
Kansas City Royals (Major League Baseball)
Kansas Speedway (NASCAR Sprint Cup)
Sporting Kansas City (Major League Soccer)

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