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Swedish Health Services Radiation Therapist I float in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Radiation Therapist I (1 FTE, Day Shift) to work for Radiation Oncology at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Radiation Therapist is responsible for utilizing his/her technical abilities to simulate and/or deliver a course of radiation therapy as prescribed by a radiation oncologist.

In this position you will:

  • Delivers a planned course of radiation therapy.

  • Verifies the mathematical accuracy of the prescription.

  • Maintains daily records and documents technical details of the treatment administered in Mosaiq.

  • Observes the clinical progress of patients undergoing radiation therapy, recognizing the first signs of any complication, and determines when treatment should be withheld until a physician may be consulted.

  • Provides patient care and comfort essential to radiation therapy procedures while adhering to all safety policies and regulations.

  • Detects equipment malfunctions and reports to the proper authority. Knows the safe limits of equipment operation.

  • Applies the rules and regulations for radiation safety. Detects any radiation hazards and maintains control in the event of a radiation accident

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a radiation therapy technology program, accredited by the Joint Review Committee in Radiologic Technology

  • State of Washington, Department of Health, Certified Radiological Technologist – Therapeutic

  • Registered by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Certified in Radiation Therapy

  • A valid driver’s license and valid vehicle registration form

  • In the case of a newly relocated individual, a Washington state license must be acquired under the circumstances and within the required timeframe set by the state of Washington

  • Possession of the minimum (or greater) insurance coverage as mandated by the state of Washington

  • One (1) year experience as a Registered Technologist, certified in Radiation Therapy

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience with Elekta linear accelerators and Mosaiq oncology management system

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiation Therapy

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 322945

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