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Radiation Therapist

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Job ID: 74405
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

*** Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance May be Available***

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington is seeking a Radiation Therapist for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $44.25 – $66.37. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Why Choose Us?

  • Mission-driven, value-based employer: PeaceHealth was named one of America's Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek and is among Newsweek's "America's Greatest Workplaces for Job Starters 2024"! Be a part of our mission-driven culture where values guide every decision, creating a truly purposeful workplace.
  • Comprehensive Cancer Care: Be a part of a leading cancer center with advanced technology and a focus on whole-patient care.
  • Hiring Bonus & Relocation Assistance: We value your skills and want to ease your transition.  We offer a competitive hiring bonus and relocation package for qualified applicants.
  • Washington Advantage: Enjoy the beauty of Bellingham and the perk of NO state income tax!
  • PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

Details of the position:

  • Responsible for the accurate treatment, simulation and dosimetry of patients undergoing ionizing radiation treatment in accordance with standards of practice. 
  • Administers prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts using Linear Accelerator Equipment according to the established practices and Standards.
  • Checks the laser positioning to ensure proper alignment.
  • Verifies dose through barometer and thermometer measurements; reports any discrepancies to physicist.
  • Follows Principles of Radiation Protection for patient, self and others. Adhere to ALARA and other radiation safety requirements.
  • Positions Patients utilizing correct patient immobilization devices with accuracy according to simulation/prescription.
  • Adheres to Radiation Therapist Code of Ethics.
  • May train & supervise students or subordinate Radiation Therapists.

What you bring:

  • Completion of an accredited Radiologic Technology program (AAS) approved by ARRT required.
  • Required: Radiology Technologist licensure- Washington 
  • Required: ARRT - Radiation Therapy
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support from American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Competent in treatment planning and dosimetry 
  • Maintain quality assurance programs in accordance with departmental policy 
  • Strong customer service skills, treat patients with empathy and respect 
  • Demonstrated skills in use of computers and treatment programs 

For a detailed description of this position, or for questions, contact Andrea, [email protected].

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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