• Radiation Therapist, Registry

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/9/2018 11:40 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Radiation Therapist Job, the Ambulatory Services department, Registry – PRN, Days, University of Chicago Medicine at Hyde Park, Chicago, IL 


    We're hiring a Radiation Therapist for the Ambulatory Services department for a Registry - PRN, Days shift for the University of Chicago Medicine at the main campus in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL.


    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in a patient-focused and engaging role as a Radiation Therapist with our Ambulatory Services. Our employees deliver world-class care in an environment where opinions are respected, decision-making is rewarded and teamwork is the order of the day. Our staff are encouraged to achieve their career goals, which in turn benefits all of our patients and the University of Chicago Medicine as a whole. 


    In this role, under the general supervision of the Radiation Oncologist, the staff radiation therapist administers ionizing radiation and participates in the planning of patients receiving radiation therapy.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Support medical center and department policies.
    • Perform initial set-up checks, chart QA for new set-ups, & maintain consistency in daily setups.
    • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
    • Perform simulation and treatment procedures.
    • Assist with training and evaluation of radiation therapy students.
    • Ensure adherence to patient safety standards.
    • Participate in the evaluation of treatment devices.
    • Participate and support department QA and QI initiatives.
    • Adhere to Radiation Protection guidelines at all times.
    • Attend staff meetings and department in-services.
    • Maintain compliance with medical center and regulatory agency standards in regard to annual training, infection control, and credentialing requirements.
    • Support the team concept and departmental goals.
    • Performs other duties as requested by senior management.


    Radiation Therapist - Registry Education and Experience Requirements: 

    • A completed high school diploma or GED from an accredited educational body is required.
    • The satisfactory completion of a formal radiation therapy program from an AMA approved educational body is required.
    • Must actively hold certification from the American Registry for Radiology Technologists (ARRT) or be eligible to sit for the board exam.
    • Must actively hold a license with the Illinois Emergency Medical Agency (IEMA).

    Why Join Us

    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront. University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs


    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.



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