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Radiation Therapist - Los Angeles

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Kaiser Permanente

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6d ago

đź’Ľ Graduate Job

Los Angeles

AI generated summary

  • You need 1 year recent radiation therapy experience, ARRT certification, CA license, BLS, customer service skills, and ability to work in a team environment.
  • You will operate radiation therapy equipment, treat patients as prescribed, maintain records, collaborate with team members, and provide excellent patient care in a professional manner.

Graduate Job

Healthcare•Los Angeles

Description

  • Under the general supervision of the Director, Technical Supervisor 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.


Requirements

  • One year recent (within the past three years) using various radiation therapy equipment.
  • Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.
  • License, Certification, Registration:
  • Radiologic Technologist Certification from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists OR American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certificate - Radiation Therapy Technologist from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Radiologic Technologist Certificate (California)
  • Basic Life Support
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Excellent customer service skills and Team- oriented.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Use of record and verify system and multi-leaf collimators.
  • Onboard Imaging (OBI) experience preferred.
  • Graduate of a JCERT accredited program preferred.

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Los Angeles