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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Radiation Therapist in Fullerton, California

We are looking for a Radiation Therapist with Radiation Therapy Department

at St. Jude Medical Center.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Schedule: Part time

Shift: Day

Job Summary:

Role and Responsibilities: Responsible for delivering accurately the prescribed, planned course of radiation therapy for patients of any age group inclusive of simulation, mold room duties, treatment, quality assurance, dosimetry and nursing assistance as requested

by the Radiation Oncologist according to department, hospital and regulatory agency standards. Assesses situations, exercises care, uses discretion and judgment, assumes responsibility for professional decisions, and acts in the best

interest of the patient.

Information Management: Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with appropriate confidentiality and security. Radiation/Oncology staff shall have access only to limited PHI (i.e. patient’s name, medical history, diagnosis etc.) as necessary to perform delegated duties. Access to PHI shall only be available when the staff is on duty and working.

Risk Management: Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigations.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of radiation oncology procedures, radiation physics, radiobiology, radiation protection, anatomy and positioning and dosimetry.

  • Knowledge of JCAHO, Title 17, Code of Federal Regulations, and Title 22 requirements as well as Radiation Safety, Safety, and Hospital and Department Standards.

  • Ability to safely and accurately operate the radiation therapy equipment, linear accelerators, simulators, and computers, treatment devices, quality assurance tools and other equipment for the delivery of radiation treatments.

  • Ability to follow directions and is accountable for analyzing and problem solving.

  • Ability to establish priorities, organize and complete work in a timely manner.

  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively with patients and others.

  • Ability to perform necessary procedures and knowledge of age specific protocols as defined by the skills and competency checklist.

Position Requirements:

Education: Satisfactory completion of program of formal education in radiation therapy.

Experience: One (1) year or completion of program for radiation therapy

License and Certificate:

  • CRT, ARRT in Radiation Therapy and /or Radiology

  • American Heart BLS Healthcare Provider level.

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Jude Medical Center

Category: Radiation Therapy

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