Radiation Therapist – Part Time

Central Care Cancer Center is hiring a part time Radiation Therapist for its Garden City, KS clinic location.

The Radiation Therapist will work closely with the radiation team to provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by the Physician. Candidates must have excellent communication, problem solving, organization and follow-up skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously. Candidates should demonstrate good judgement as well as attention to detail while working well with a team.

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

Job Experience

  • 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
  • New graduates 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

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.