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Radiation Therapist

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 803275 Date posted: 07/09/2019
Description:
Under the general supervision of the Director and Lead Therapist. Operates all radiation therapy equipment, sets-up and treats patients as per physician prescription, maintains patient treatment records, provides instruction to patients, practices radiation safety principles, practices sterile technique and maintains assigned work area. Performs other duties as assigned.



Essential Functions:

- Include but are not limited to:

- Operates all CT/SIM and treatment equipment including linear accelerators and high dose rate after loading machine.

- Performs morning check and warm-up of CT/SIM and/or accelerators.

- Operates treatment machines as well as all patient support assemblies as well as Record and Verify system.

- Treats patients with prescribed mode, energy, dose, and monitor units/treatment time as prescribed by a physician.

- Performs patient set-ups as per physician prescription and according to Department Policies and Procedures.

- Participates in a team approach to giving radiation treatments.

- Maintains treatment records, schedules patient treatments and provides patient instructions.

- Makes patient set-up devices, immobilization devices, and radiation field-shaping blocks.

- Prepares patient treatment chart.

- Exhibits standards of professional behavior appropriate to the age-specific needs of each patient.

- Protects patients, staff, visitors, and self from unnecessary radiation exposure or injury.

- Prevents transmission of infectious disease through adherence to infection control practices.

- Maintains good verbal and written communication skills and works collaboratively with all staff members.

- Exhibits excellent customer service skills.

- This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Basic Qualifications:

- Minimum one (1) year of recent and relevant experience in patient treatment using various radiation therapy equipment is preferred.

- Use of record and verify system and multi-leaf collimators preferred.

- High School Diploma/GED.

- Graduate from an Accredited Radiation Therapy Program.

- Current CRT/ARRT Certificate.

- California Fluoroscopy license (required for areas where fluoroscopy is performed by the therapist for patient diagnosing).

- Current BLS required.

- Operates all radiation therapy equipment and planning equipment.

- Excellent customer service skills.

- Team oriented.

- Effective verbal and written communication skills.

- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Primary Location: California,Oakland,Oakland Broadway Medical Offices 3701 Broadway Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: On-Call Working Hours End: On-Call Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Imaging / Radiology Department: Radiation Oncology Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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