The Chief Radiation Therapy Technologist supervises the radiation therapists in the operation of: CT/simulator, External Beam treatment machines and HDR units. The position is also responsible for administrative duties including facilitation of chart rounds and IMRT reviews, participating in the department committees for QA and CQI, working with the billing analyst to ensure appropriate coding and billing of charges, related scheduling, and other assignments and duties as needed from time to time.
B.S. in Radiation Therapy, Radiation Science, or Health Care Administration, Master's degree is preferred.
Current certification by the State of California in Therapeutic Radiology and by the American Registry and RadiologicTechs in Radiation Therapy, RT (T) (ARRT).
Minimum of seven years demonstrated radiation therapy experience.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Linear Accelerators, Radiation Therapy Simulators, Brachytherapy Equipment, related safely procedures and skills and experience to recognize when unsafe or hazardous conditions exist.
Knowledge and understanding of current practices in radiation therapy, including high-dose-rate brachytherapy and treatment of pediatric patients.
Skills to work effectively with medical staff, to manage therapy unit and personnel, develop and maintain staffing schedules, and develop and maintain unit budget.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Continuing Quality Improvement processes.
IV contrast administration certification.
Ability to assist in moving patients. Ability to lift 25 lbs and more for radiation therapy blocks.
Must be willing to work variable hours and days, including weekends and holidays, as necessary.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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