PeaceHealth Radiation Therapist in Sedro Woolley, Washington
PeaceHealth is seeking a Radiation Therapist for a Per Diem/Relief, Variable position. Hourly compensation starts at $40.68, more depending on experience.
Responsible for the accurate treatment, simulation, and dosimetry of patients undergoing ionizing radiation treatment in accordance with standards of practice.
Administers prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts using Linear Accelerator Equipment according to the established practices and Standards.
Performs dosimetric calculations under the supervision of a physicist or dosimetrist, using either manual or computerized dose calculations.
Assists with Brachytherapy procedures.
Warms up treatment machines/simulator and checks all safety and operational procedures; reports any erratic operation to the physicist
Checks the laser positioning to ensure proper alignment.
Verifies dose through barometer and thermometer measurements; reports any discrepancies to physicist.
Follows Principles of Radiation Protection for patient, self and others.Adhere to ALARA and other radiation safety requirements.
Positions Patients utilizing correct patient immobilization devices with accuracy according to simulation/prescription.
Adheres to Radiation Therapist Code of Ethics.
May train & supervise students or subordinate Radiation Therapists.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Completion of an accredited Radiation Therapy course approved by ARRT program (AAS)
Current American Registry of Radiograph Technology (ARRT) – Radiation Therapy Certification
WA State Radiologic Technologist license
Current AHA BLS Health Care provider card
- Prior experience preferred.
Competent in treatment planning and dosimetry
Maintain quality assurance programs in accordance with departmental policy.
Strong customer service skills, treat patients with empathy and respect.
Demonstrated skills in use of computers and treatment programs
UNITED GENERAL PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires active physical exertion from 34% to 65% of the time.
Ability to lift/move objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail up to 100% of work time. Job may require work shift rotation.
Job duties may require interaction with patients who are extremely stressed and emotional.
For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.
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