Radiation Therapy TechnologistJob ID 84998 Date posted 12/22/2017
- Facility: Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
- City: Chula Vista
- Department: Linear Accelerator
- Category: Radiation Therapy Jobs
- Job Status: Per Diem
- Shift: Day Job
- FTE: 0.0
- Shift Start: Variable
- Shift End Time: Variable
This position is located in Chula Vista, CA, San Diego County
8 hour shifts; per diem position to work variable day shift hours; 7:00 am - 3:30 pm or 9:00 am - 5:30 pm; no weekends
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
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, 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.
As the leading provider of health care services in the South Bay, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343 bed facility that delivers high-quality care designed to meet the needs of the community. Home to the region’s most comprehensive heart program, it also has the area’s only radiation oncology center and certified community hospital cancer program. The hospital has San Diego County’s only comprehensive Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Center, which serves patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions for personal or religious reasons.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
- Twisting (trunk)
- Twisting (neck)
- Bending (waist)
- Gripping/GraspingFine Manipulation / Pinching
- Reaching below shoulder level
- Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
- Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
- Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
- Lifting up to 25 pounds
- Push/Pull over 100 pounds
- Carrying up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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