Radiation Therapist

Dignity Health - Dignity Health Medical Group Image - Sacramento, CA

Full-time
Overview
Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.

Mercy Imaging Centers, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, provides cutting-edge diagnostic imaging services at 16 locations in the greater Sacramento and Woodland areas. A Our team of 160 staff members work with our specialty trained and board certified radiologists to provide high quality care to our patients.A The locations perform more than 175,000 exams annually with the goal of providing top quality imaging, compassionate care, and timely service with a smile.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Radiation Oncologist, Medical physicist and Practice manager, the staff Radiation Therapist accurately delivers ionizing radiation to the patients in accordance with the planned treatment prescription and instructions of the Radiation Oncologist. The staff radiation therapist will assist as needed in all aspects of the Radiation Oncology Department functions, such as patient care, patient treatment delivery, patient treatment records, radiation safety, quality assurance and patient follow-up programs.May be required to occasionally work at other locations within the Greater Sacramento Area as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of accredited school of radiation therapy.
  • Registered in Radiation Therapy by the ARRT and licensed as a Radiation Therapist by the California Department of Public Health.
  • Current knowledge of appropriate clinical practices, radiation protection and quality assurance, patient management and care, charges, basic dosimetry and equipment.
  • Annual CPR certification required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2+) years recent radiation therapy experience preferred.
  • Experience using ARIA or IMPAC, Varian and CT simulation equipment preferred. HDR brachytherapy experience preferred.
Equal Opportunity Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractoras legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at
(415) 438-5575
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