The Radiation Therapist works is in a fast-paced radiation therapy department treating 40-60 patients per day. Work alongside 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 computer program.
The Radiation Therapy department equipment is comprised of an Elekta Versa HD, Elekta Infinity linear accelerators and Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT simulator. Our staff is comprised of a dynamic and cohesive multi-disciplinary group of health care professionals that consist of dedicated oncology radiation therapists, physicians, nurses, dosimetrists and physicists. They provide compassionate patient care in a team-oriented environment and is recognized for providing the highest level of quality patient care while maintaining very high patient satisfaction scores.
Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, located next to Sharp Memorial Hospital, offers a wide array of services including cancer treatment, laser vision correction, general and women’s imaging, outpatient surgery, endoscopy, diabetes education, and a community conference center and health library. At the heart of the Pavilion is the Cushman Wellness Center — providing comprehensive health evaluations tailored to an individual’s age and lifestyle, and integrative therapies to enhance physical, mental and spiritual health.
This position is located at Sharp Memorial Out-Patient Pavilion’s Radiation Therapy Department in the community of Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Per Diem 8-Hour Variable Shift; No weekends
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Graduate of an accredited program in Radiation Therapy
- Valid CRT and ARRT
- BLS for Healthcare Providers by the American Heart Association
- Proficient computer skills for charting and for documentation purposes
- Skill to work efficiently in a high volume, fast-paced clinical setting with multiple priorities
- Outstanding team work, customer service and interpersonal skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Minimum two years recent experience as radiation therapist in an acute care hospital or clinic setting
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
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.