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
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.