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Radiation Therapist - Tarzana, CA - 8-hour Day Shift - $10,000 Hiring Incentive!

Tarzana, California

Overview

Making a difference is difficult, but if you’re like us, you’ll know it is well worth it. As an imaging professional at Cedars-Sinai you’ll have state-of-the-art imaging technology at your disposal to help provide innovative treatment options in a compassionate environment to those that need it the most. You'll work alongside distinguished physicians and some of the most talented staff in the industry doing the incredible – for yourself and for others.

Success Profile

What makes a successful member of our Imaging team at Cedars-Sinai? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Compassionate
  • Personable
  • Technologically savvy
  • Good listener
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Versatile

Responsibilities

Requisition # 3158

Job Description

Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence! Cedars Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 years in a row for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We also were awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year. This recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. Join us! Discover why we have been ranked the #1 hospital in California and #2 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, 2022-23.

We are currently offering a $10,000 sign-on bonus to newly hired Radiation Therapists! 

What you will be doing in this role:

Under the supervision of the Chief Radiation Therapist and the professional direction of a Radiation Oncologist, the Radiation Therapist job is expected to administer radiation treatments to cancer patients; Verification of treatment plans & Quality Checklist; Documentation of treatment, daily and weekly linear accelerator QA, portal images, and CBCT; Coordinates and schedules patients in Mosaiq system; Notifies appropriate person of EPIC scheduling changes; Follows physicians prescription and carries out all instructions; Verifies mathematical accuracy of treatment prescription; Detects equipment malfunction, troubleshoots and reports problem to appropriate person; Demonstrates appropriate medical knowledge when caring for patients with urgent/emergent patients; Demonstrates effective time management; proactively assists other team members to meet teamwork goals. Your duties will include:

  • Accurate Set-up and treatment of patients as prescribed by a Radiation Oncologist
  • Utilizing imaging technologies for the purpose of simulation, treatment planning, and treatment delivery as prescribed by a Radiation Oncologist
  • Operation of linear accelerator, including proper patient positioning and monitoring of patient during procedure
  • Performs some special treatment procedures, such as Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Stereotactic Radiation Therapy (SRT), Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Brachytherapy.
  • Performing weekly portal images, and daily CBCT, KV, VisionRT prior to delivering treatment.
  • Accurately completing and charting all simulation and treatment summaries, report and documentations, along with photographs of set up and tattooing of patient as required
  • Appropriate and timely documentation of treatments
  • Patient management and education
  • Documenting daily pain assessment
  • Verifying correct side/site; Patient name; DOB prior to treatment
  • Proactively assisting other team members to meet teamwork goals
  • Assisting with The Joint Commission readiness within the department
  • Ensuring medical equipment is maintained and functioning properly, including daily warm-up procedures and quality assurance
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives

Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an ARRT approved Radiation Therapy Program required

Bachelors Degree in ARRT approved Radiation Therapy Program preferred

Experience:

A minimum of 3 years' technical experience as a Radiation Therapist preferred

New grads are welcome to apply! 

License/Certification/Registrations:

California Therapeutic Radiation Technologist Certification required

American Registry of Radiologic Technology Certification required

Basic Life Support Certification required

Why work here?

Beyond outstanding employee benefits including health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best, most passionate employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.

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Keywords: Radiation Therapist, Radiation Oncology, ARRT, Cancer, Healthcare, Medical, Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, California 


About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : 3158
Working Title : Radiation Therapist - Tarzana, CA - 8-hour Day Shift - $10,000 Hiring Incentive!
Department : Radiation Therapy
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Imaging
Job Specialty : Nuclear/Invasive
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $49.04 - $78.46

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Cedars - Sinai 's EEO and AA Policy Statement

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All.

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