Radiation Therapist

Job ID
2020-104899
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Radiation Oncology
Hours / Pay Period
8
Facility
Sierra Nevada Memorial
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Varied
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-GRASS VALLEY

Overview

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital has proudly served as the sole healthcare provider for western Nevada County for more than 50 years. Much has happened since the hospital opened in 1958, including additions in 1994 of a 68,000 square foot Outpatient Center, a comprehensive Cancer Center and most recently, the opening of the Sierra Nevada Diagnostic Center in the fall of 2006. SNMH is a licensed, acute care hospital providing a full range of services including cardiovascular, surgical, emergency and diagnostic. SNMH offers access to the SNMH Health Sciences Library. The library features continuing and medical education for healthcare professionals, diabetes classes, prenatal classes, cancer support groups, and family caregiver classes. In addition, we have more than 90 board certified primary and specialty care physicians on our active and associate medical staff.

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Radiation Therapist, under the direction of a radiation oncologist, performs a variety of technical procedures applying ionizing radiation; constructs cerrobend blocks and executes dosimetry duties.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Successful completion of formal radiation therapy program

 

LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Current California license as a certified Radiologic Technologist
  • ARRT registration in radiotherapy
  • California Fluoroscopy certification preferred
  • Current BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association

SKILLS: knowledge of:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Medical terminology related to radiology
  • Principles of operation and care of radiotherapy equipment
  • Currently accepted radiotherapy procedures
  • Radiation safety requirements and practices for the operator, patient and public
  • Film processing systems
  • Mechanical and electrical safety practices and requirements in the patient examination environment
  • Computers with a background in Windows operating systems

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