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Radiation Therapist BSc - MSc Job

2024-01-15 13:49   Medical / Healthcare   Sokoto   122 views
Job Details

Location: Sokoto, Sokoto
Employment Type: Full-time
Report to: Lead RTT

Description

  • The ideal candidate will provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards.

Responsibilities

  • Provide individualized radiation therapy treatments to patients, in consultation with the oncology team.
  • Explain the radiation therapy process to patients and answer their questions.
  • Administer radiation therapies as per patient treatment plans.
  • Use medical imaging equipment to ensure treatments are delivered accurately.
  • Assess patients’ reactions to treatments, provide advice on the side effects of treatments, and methods of alleviating these.
  • Monitor the progress of patients and suggest amendments to treatment plans, when necessary.
  • Provide ongoing support to patients and their families.
  • Perform quality assurance tests on simulation and treatment machines to ensure they are in working order.
  • Provide thorough and accurate documentation of set-up instructions and treatment parameters and records each day’s treatments.
  • Undertake oncology research in order to improve treatment methods.
  • Perform Computed Tomography (CT) simulations and Reminiscence Therapy (RT) sessions.
  • Assist patients with pain managements and supports to their family.
  • Prepare and submit patient health reports as appropriate.
  • Adhere to radiation safety practices for patients, personnel, and self, including shielding when appropriate.
  • Report equipment malfunctions and/or erratic operations to Lead Radiation Therapist or Physicist immediately.
  • Interact with patients and obtain information necessary for the drafting of reports.
  • Perform other duties as maybe assignment by Management.
  • Provide timely, detailed, and frequent reporting to the Company’s Board of Directors.
  • Apart from the above duties and responsibilities, your job description may be modified by the Company from time to time.

Qualifications

  • BSc or PGD in Radiotherapy
  • Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RBBN) certification
  • Sufficient post-registration nursing experience in oncology or specialty to be confident and competent in using the required skills to do the job.

Learning & Growth /Innovation:

  • Continually seek out new ways of improving the company’s operations.
  • Develop periodic therapeutic training programs alongside HR.

Technical Competence:

  • Diagnostic Skill
  • Chemotherapy Administration
  • Patient Alignment
  • Radiation Safety Protocols
  • Medical Imaging equipment
  • Quality Assurance
  • Medical Information System
  • Equipment Troubleshooting

Generic Competence:

  • Report Writing
  • Attention to details
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Record Management
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Teamwork
  • Critical Thinking

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: cv@ascentech.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Company Description
Ascentech Services Limited is the most sought-after Human Resource Solution Provider with its Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria. We have a reputation for satisfying and surpassing clients expectations through our core offerings.