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Radiation Therapist

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Job ID: 27814
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

***We are offering a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Relocation Assistance is Available!***

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington is seeking a Radiation Therapist for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.  PeaceHealth offers competitive compensation, plus outstanding benefits!

Responsible for the accurate treatment, simulation, and dosimetry of patients undergoing ionizing radiation treatment in accordance with standards of practice. Recent graduates from Radiation Therapy programs are welcome to apply--we will provide training on special equipment and procedures!

Details about the position:

  • Administers prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts using Linear Accelerator Equipment according to the established practices and Standards.
  • Warms up treatment machines/simulator and checks all safety and operational procedures; reports any erratic operation to the physicist
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Completion of an accredited Radiation Therapy course approved by ARRT program (AAS)
  • Current American Registry of Radiograph Technology (ARRT) – Radiation Therapy Certification
  • WA State Radiologic Technologist license
  • Current AHA BLS Health Care provider card
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.
  • Prior experience preferred.
  • Experience with Aria and Varian Accelerators preferred, but not required.

Other skills:

  • 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 full description of this position or for questions, contact Andrea, [email protected]

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

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.

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