Sutter Health Radiation Therapist in Palo Alto, California
Job Summary: As part of the radiation therapy team performs basic simulations and advanced radiation therapy setups and treatments accurately and safely at all times. Follows and supports the adopted practice procedures as established by the department.
To perform basic radiation therapy setups and treatments accurately and safely at all times. To follow and support the adopted practice procedures as established by the department. To be proficient in the use of all the computer software that is used for radiation treatment delivery and management. To observe the PAMF and departmental radiation safety regulations for patients and personnel. To assist the team in the care, welfare and safety of patients. This includes but is not limited to practicing sterile techniques, alerting staff of skin reactions, maintaining a clean and orderly work environment, and aiding ill patients.
To schedule patients for treatment and to explain the treatment procedures and experience. To assume responsibility for accurate recording of patient billing. To work harmoniously and cooperatively with all staff members and physicians as a team member.
Must consider patient convenience versus machine load when scheduling patients. Must decide upon the appropriate billing codes for a particular treatment. Must exercise judgment as to when to involve other staff (nurses, physicists, MDs) for patient care or technical help.
Required: Must be a certified radiation therapist and have a current California license. Radiotherapy linear accelerators, CT scanners, and applicable computers and software. Have demonstrated skills in radiation therapy treatment and simulation.
Required to report for work at either of the two campuses, Palo Alto or Sunnyvale, as directed. Have demonstrated excellence in all aspects of radiation therapy.
Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.