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Radiation Therapy Technologist

Job ID 113097 Date Posted 10/09/2021
Chula Vista, California
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem
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Responsibilities

Summary

The Radiation Therapist works is in a fast-paced radiation therapy department treating 40-60 patients per day.  Work along side a team of experienced oncology professionals.  Explain treatment plans to the patients and answer questions about treatment.  Follow safety procedures to protect patients; monitor patients for unusual reactions to treatment; keep detailed records of treatment using ARIA ROIS application. QA/chart check prior to each treatment initiation.  Assure safe treatment and patient ID verification including "time outs" and "hand offs" between SCV IP and Birch Patrick facilities.

Sharp Chula Vista Barnhart Cancer Center offers a "state of the art" treatment facility.  The technology encompasses an "all Varian" platform:  Two True Beam accelerators, SRS, SBRT, IGRT, IMRT, Rapid Arc, DIBH, Respiratory Gating, Brain Lab, ExacTrac, Aria, Eclipse, Varisource, GE Big Bore CT – Simulator all paperless and wireless environment.  Our technology is complimented by beautiful and serene gardens, waterfalls, fireplaces and a healing environment that this comprehensive center offers to our employees, patients and family members alike in line with the PlaneTree model. Our professional staff consists of Board Certified professionals including: 2 MD’s, 2.5 Physicists, 2 CMDs, 2 RN’s, 1 patient navigator, 4.5 Radiation Therapists, as well as front office and patient support service staff.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years.  Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region.  The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista will combine clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. Scheduled to open in 2019, the new Hospital Tower at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center will be the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower will include seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.

As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital will include:

  • All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)
  • Redesigned main entrance and lobby
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

On the main floors, patients will receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit will feature high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons will perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology and more.  A versatile hybrid operating room will be able to shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery.  Located at the top of the hospital will be an indoor/outdoor café will feature panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.

 

Location

This position is located in Chula Vista, CA, San Diego County

 
Hours
Per Diem, 8-Hour Variable Day Shift: Variable shifts starting from 0700-1530 up to and including 0830-1700.
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an JRCERT accredited program in Radiation Therapy Technology
  • Current California Radiation Therapy Tech license (CRT)
  • ARRT in Radiation Therapy
  • BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Proficient computer skills for EHR documenting
  • Clear and effective interpersonal/communication skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One or more years of recent Radiation Therapy Tech experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Experience with Varian TrueBeam and Aria
 
 Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

 

 

Keywords: Radiation Therapy Technologist, Radiation Therapist, Radiation Therapy Tech

 

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