Dignity Health Radiation Therapist in SACRAMENTO, California
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. Our team of 160 staff members work with our specialty trained and board certified radiologists to provide high quality care to our patients. 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.
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.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Graduate of accredited school of radiation therapy
Current knowledge of appropriate clinical practices, radiation protection and quality assurance, patient management and care, charges, basic dosimetry and equipment
Registered in Radiation Therapy by the ARRT and licensed as a Radiation Therapist by the California Department of Public Health
Annual BLS certification through the American Heart Association required
Two years recent radiation therapy experience preferred
Experience using ARIA or IMPAC, Varian and CT simulation equipment preferred
HDR brachytherapy experience preferred
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Job ID 2018-49391
Employment Type Per Diem
Department Radiation Oncology-Cancer Ctr
Hours / Pay Period .01
Facility Dignity Health Medical Group Image
Standard Hours Mon-Fri-8-5