Radiation Therapist-Cancer Center-Part-Time

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Job Description:
Radiation Therapist II

Records a patient's medical information, locates tumors using x-rays and develops treatment plans within the guidelines set by a supervising Radiologist and others on the oncologic team. Assists in CT simulation procedures and performs machine warm up and QA of treatment machine(s).

Part Time (40 Hours Per Pay Period)

Shift: Varied Days: Varied

Wages Based Upon Experience

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

POSITION SUMMARY

Records a patient's medical information, locates tumors using x-rays and develops treatment plans within the guidelines set by a supervising Radiologist and others on the oncologic team. Assists in CT simulation procedures and performs machine warm up and QA of treatment machine(s).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Exhibits the ability to deal effectively interdepartmentally & with the public

• Exhibits the ability to maintain confidentiality, think and act independently with minimal supervision

• Exercises good judgment, demonstrates effective critical thinking skills

• Works effectively under stress and frequently changing job requirements/situations

• Demonstrates clinical radiation oncology skills including linear accelerator treatments

• Maintains regular, consistent and punctual attendance at the assigned job location

• Demonstrates the ability to use a personal computer and various software programs applicable to the position

• Demonstrates the ability to operate applicable office equipment

• Flexible, able to prioritize and address multiple responsibilities concurrently

• Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills, mathematical and computer background, strong organizational skills, and proficiency in prioritizing assignments

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/DEGREES

• Graduate of an Accredited Radiologic Technology program in Radiation Therapy Technology

• State of Oregon license in Radiation Therapy Technology

• American Registry of Radiologic Technologist registration in Radiation Therapy Technology

• American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) or must obtain within 60 days of hire date

EXPERIENCE

• 18 months experience as a Staff Radiation Therapist within the previous 3 years

• Background in Diagnostic Radiologic Technology preferred

GENERAL INFORMATION

Union Affiliation: UFCW

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and job skills required.

Physical/Mental/Environmental Requirements • Able to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently • May be required to lift up to 75 pounds • Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure to blood and body fluids • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone • May require periodic use of personal computer

Bay Area Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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