Radiation Therapist in McMinnville, OR at Willamette Valley Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Radiation Oncologist and Cancer Center Manager, Radiation therapists plan and apply ionizing radiation to the patient in accordance with the prescription and instructions from the radiation oncologist or radiation physicist. They provide specific care to patients during treatment and educate patients regarding procedures as well as how to deal with radiation reactions. In accordance with the prescription and instructions of a radiation oncologist, they produce an external beam treatment plan for each patient, with alternatives if necessary, either by the use of a treatment planning computer. Radiation therapists must observe radiation safety measures for patients, personnel and visitors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current Oregon Board of Medical Imaging license.
  • Certification with American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
  • Obtain CPR certification within 3 months of hire date or annual renewal date.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepares for Treatment
  • Assesses and Educates Patient
  • Administers Radiation Treatments
  • Performs Collaborative Duties
  • Professional & Departmental Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrate sound judgment, patience and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making
  • Ability to work varied shifts

WVMC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special need or seek accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process, please contact us at (503) 472-6131

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)