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Sutter Health Staff Radiation Therapist, Cancer Center in Vallejo, California

Position Overview:

POSITION SUMMARY :

Performs Radiation Therapy services on behalf of the Cancer Center to help achieve the goal of providing cost-effective, high quality radiation therapy according to the standards of Sutter Solano Medical Center, American College of Surgeons, JCAHO, and California Department of Health Services Code of Regulations. Interacts with patients, Cancer Service-Line Director, physicians, physicist, dosimetrist, nurses, front desk staff, and medical oncology department. in a positive service-oriented manner. Performs all treatment procedures in area of assignment, serving the entire population from birth to death.

An ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience and is knowledgeable of Varian's Aria software platform and Varian's Clinac treatment delivery technology.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • Graduate of accredited Radiation Therapy Program, or BS degree in health sciences field.

  • Certified and in compliance with ARRT required.

  • Current licensure with the State of California (CRT) required.

  • Current BLS CPR Certification required.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a Radiation Therapist using Record & Verify system, Portal Imaging, and CT/Simulation.

  • New graduate from an accredited Radiation Therapy program considered.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology to sufficiently pinpoint area for radiography, knowledge of Radiation Therapy equipment and testing.

  • Knowledge of safety hazards common to radiation therapy including equipment, body mechanics and patient movement.

  • Dynamic and motivating teaching style in individual and group teaching settings required.

  • Ability to accurately follow instructions and work professionally with or without supervision.

  • Excellent communication skills both orally and written to work effectively with patients, physicians and staff.

  • Ability to input computer data in an accurate and efficient manner.

  • Strong organizational skills. Familiarization with current theory and practice and new developments in Radiation Therapy.

  • Familiarization with state-of -the-art Radiation Therapy equipment and record & verify systems.

Physical Requirements (if applicable):

  • The incumbent must be knowledgeable in the use of body mechanics for safely moving and positioning patients.

  • Occasionally lift and position treatment blocks weighing up to 30 lbs over your head.

  • Visual acuity to observe patient skin markings.

  • Standing, walking, lifting and occasionally sitting during a typical shift.

  • Must be able to react and move quickly to assist a patient when they are in distress.

  • Stressful and emotional situations occur often and you must be able to address these situations in a calm manner.

Organization: Sutter Solano Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days,Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: per-diem

Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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