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Cedars-Sinai Radiation Therapist- Radiation Oncology in Los Angeles, California

Are you passionate about helping people? Doyou want to make a difference in people's lives?

We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at

Cedars-Sinai. It’s part of the reason we’ve been named one of the top ten

hospitals in America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Join us!

From working with a team of exceptional healthcare professionals to using

state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything needed do something

incredible—for yourself, and for others.

Do you work well in a large team environmentwhere critical thinking is essential?

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 andtreatment of patients as prescribed by a Radiation Oncologist

  • Utilizing imagingtechnologies for the purpose of simulation, treatment planning, andtreatment delivery as prescribed by a Radiation Oncologist

  • Operation of linearaccelerator, including proper patient positioning and monitoring ofpatient during procedure

  • Performing weekly portalimages, and daily CBCT, KV, VisionRT prior to delivering treatment.

  • Accurately completing andcharting all simulation and treatment summaries, report anddocumentations, along with photographs of set up and tattooing of patientas required

  • Appropriate and timelydocumentation of treatments

  • Patient management andeducation

  • Documenting daily painassessment

  • Verifying correctside/site; Patient name; DOB prior to treatment

  • Proactively assistingother team members to meet teamwork goals

  • Assisting with The JointCommission readiness within the department

  • Ensuring medical equipmentis maintained and functioning properly, including daily warm-up proceduresand quality assurance

  • Participates in qualityimprovement initiatives

Requirements:

Experience:

A minimum of 1 years' technical experience as a Radiation

Therapist. 3 years' technical experience as a Radiation Therapist preferred.

Education:

Associate Degree in ARRT approved Radiation Therapy Program

required. Bachelors Degree in ARRT approved Radiation Therapy Program

preferred.

License/Certification/Registrations:

  • 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.

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