Cedars-Sinai Radiation Therapist- Radiation Oncology in Los Angeles, California
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What you be doing in this role:
Under the supervision of the Chief Radiation Therapist and the professional direction of a Radiation Oncologist, the Radiation Therapist job is expected to administer radiation treatments to cancer patients; Verification of treatment plans & Quality Checklist; Documentation of treatment, daily and weekly linear accelerator QA, portal images, and CBCT; Coordinates and schedules patients in Mosaiq system; Notifies appropriate person of EPIC scheduling changes; Follows physicians prescription and carries out all instructions; Verifies mathematical accuracy of treatment prescription; Detects equipment malfunction, troubleshoots and reports problem to appropriate person; Demonstrates appropriate medical knowledge when caring for patients with urgent/emergent patients; Demonstrates effective time management; proactively assists other team members to meet teamwork goals. Your duties will include:
Accurate Set-up and treatment of patients as prescribed by a Radiation Oncologist
Utilizing imaging technologies for the purpose of simulation, treatment planning, and treatment delivery as prescribed by a Radiation Oncologist
Operation of linear accelerator, including proper patient positioning and monitoring of patient during procedure
Performing weekly portal images, and daily CBCT, KV, VisionRT prior to delivering treatment.
Accurately completing and charting all simulation and treatment summaries, report and documentations, along with photographs of set up and tattooing of patient as required
Appropriate and timely documentation of treatments
Patient management and education
Documenting daily pain assessment
Verifying correct side/site; Patient name; DOB prior to treatment
Proactively assisting other team members to meet teamwork goals
Assisting with The Joint Commission readiness within the department
Ensuring medical equipment is maintained and functioning properly, including daily warm-up procedures and quality assurance
Participates in quality improvement initiatives
A minimum of 1 years' technical experience as a Radiation
Therapist. 3 years' technical experience as a Radiation Therapist preferred.
Associate Degree in ARRT approved Radiation Therapy Program
required. Bachelors Degree in ARRT approved Radiation Therapy Program
California Therapeutic Radiation Technologist Certification required
American Registry of Radiologic Technology Certificationrequired
Basic Life Support Certification required
Why work here?
Beyond outstanding employee benefits including health and
dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best, most
passionate employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and
ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to
creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.