Radiation Therapist II - Radiation Oncology

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7255635 (Ref.No. 10026717)
Posted: June 17, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $54.72 - $87.55 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Radiation Therapist II – Radiation Oncology (Duarte)

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

Eligible for Sign on Bonus: $10,000

The Department of Radiation Oncology in Duarte at City of Hope brings an array of innovative technologies, protocols, and research procedures. Our Radiation Therapists are exposed to challenging, interesting, and exciting new treatment technologies. Our skilled therapists work on state-of-the-art machines and procedures that save lives: Tomotherapy, RefleXion, Truebeam, Identity, and Vision RT surface guidance technology as well as HDR, brachytherapy, clinical trial patients, disease-focused specialty practice, to name a few. The RefleXion unit uses advanced technology with a radiopharmaceutical agent that cancer cells absorb creating a biological beacon for targeted radiation treatments. Construction has begun to install a Varian Ethos unit; Ethos is a new revolutionary therapy machine that uses adaptive Radiation Therapy that combines artificial intelligence with adaptive therapy allowing physicians to make daily adjustments in a patient’s treatment in real-time based on the cancer’s response. These innovations in technology help cultivate a higher level skill set, being unique to only Radiation Therapists at COH Duarte!

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Deliver a prescribed and planned course of radiation therapy to patients of all ages.
  • Operate MRI control console for each patient’s scan, including selection of proper imaging techniques and operates various peripheral hardware
  • Reinforce recommendations given to patient by healthcare professional concerning reaction to treatment and care of radiated area, prevention, or treatment of generalized and local side effects
  • Perform simulation procedures as prescribed by physician and assist in dosimetry procedures
  • Perform diagnostic testing on equipment, general maintenance, and quality assurance as is appropriate

Your qualifications should include:

  • High School or equivalent; Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training in an accredited Radiation Therapy Education Program
  • 3 years radiation therapy experience with demonstrated strong technical leadership skills
  • Graduate of an accredited radiologic technology course plus radiation therapy course OR
  • Graduate of an accredited Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy Program
  • Licensed by the California State Department of Health (Certified in Radiation Therapy)
  • Certification by the ARRT – in Radiation Therapy CRT
  • BLS or CPR

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $54.72 - $87.55 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.