• Radiation Therapist

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-13500
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Radiation Therapist

     

    Location: Hyde Park

    Shift: Full-Time (1.0) / First-Shift / 8-Hr Shift

     

    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in an engaging and patient-focused role as a Radiation Therapist with our Radiation Oncology team. The University of Chicago Medicine is home to one of the most experienced and well respected radiation therapy teams in the country. Working together, our doctors and physicists design and deliver the most effective treatments available anywhere. In fact, our patient outcomes are equal to the most well-known cancer centers in the country.

     

    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

    • 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.

     

    Required Qualifications

    • 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

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion

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    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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