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Radiation Therapist Opportunities - Medford, OR

Company: Asante
Location: Salem
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Radiation Therapist Opportunities Radiation Therapist OpportunityExternal candidates may be eligible for a Recruitment Bonus and/or Relocation Assistance! Questions? Contact us at Why Asante Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. All three Asante hospitals have earned five stars from CMS for overall quality -- the top rating given. In fact, Asante accounts for three of the five Oregon hospitals to achieve this rare honor.
Position Summary The Radiation Therapist has the opportunity to inspire confidence in patient care by operating treatment machines in the department, treating patients in a consistent and caring manner following the Radiation Oncologist's prescription and treatment plan. The Heimann Cancer Center is a brand-new comprehensive Cancer Center, opened in 2022! It is the most advance home for cancer treatment in the region. Heimann Cancer Center offers everything from advanced imaging, labs and top-of-the-line treatment to pharmacy and expanded support services, greatly increasing the ease and access of cancer services for patients. Radiation Oncology: State of the art technology Three Treatment Bunkers: Two treatment machines and an empty large bunker with efficient shielding to house any machine in the near future. TrueBeam machine:

  • Sculpts the dose with High-definition MLCs:HD120 multileaf collimator sculpts the dose with high conformity while sparing surrounding tissue and/or organs at risk.
  • The PerfectPitch 6 DoF couch allows precise patient positioning based on 3D image guidance.
  • IDENTIFY system.
  • Flexible, High-Performance Beam Generation.
  • Faster cone-beam CT (CBCT) acquisitions for breath-hold treatments than prior versions.
  • Capability of Short arc CBCT allows fast 3D CBCT image acquisition within a single breath hold.
  • Accommodates a variety of treatments and techniques including stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), stereotactic body radiotherapy(SBRT), and deep inspiration breath hold(DIBH) using the SGRT system without the need to use gating technology.
  • 0-8 electron energies and 7 photon energies. Radixact Machine: The latest generation of Tomotherapy platform
    • Image guided, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IG-IMRT), featuring best-in-class clinical workflows and highly conformal treatments enabled by a unique ultra-fast multi-leaf collimator (MLC).
    • Continuous 360oprecisiondriving clinical efficiency.
    • Integrated helical fan-beam kVCT imaging, real-time motion synchronization and automated adaptive planning and dose monitoring.
    • Offers true CT imagine capabilities with a unique helicasl fan beam imaging design providing a KV beamline producing ClearRT images and an MV beamline producing CTrue IR images.
    • Ability to image a meter (3 feet) in a minute.
    • Targets of up to 135 cm in length can be treated, with no need to reposition the patient and with no field junctions.
    • 50 times faster leaf speed than conventional linac MLCs.
    • The Radixact System now features Accuray's unique Synchrony real-time motion synchronization technology. It is designed to correct for tumors that move as a result of bodily processes, including respiration and digestion, as well as patient movement.
    • Large Bore GE discovery scanner equipped with Metal Artifact Reduction (MAR). As the Radiation Therapist at Asante, you will have the opportunity to:
      • Closely interact with and treating patients while building supportive, nurturing relationships with the patient.
      • Provide accurate and precise delivery of radiation in a dynamic teamwork favored atmosphere.
      • Work closely with Radiation Oncologists and nursing staff to coordinate consistent patient care and treatment.
      • Develop and maintain a scientific understanding of radiation, its effects, and how to safely deliver it using a linear accelerator and Tomotherapy unit.
      • Acquire patient data using a CT scanner and build positioning devices while partnering with seasoned dosimetrists.
      • Work with physics and engineering staff to problem solve and report machine problems.
        • Thorough knowledge of theory, practices, procedures, and equipment used in the field of radiation oncology is required. Experience
          • Experience in CT highly preferred. Licensure/Certifications
            • Licensed in Radiation Therapy by the Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) with certification in Radiation Therapy ARRT (T) required upon start.
            • BLS: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start.
              What We Offer
              • Competitive starting wage
              • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
              • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
              • Generous Earned Time Off
              • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service
              • Tuition Repayment
                About Asante and Southern Oregon Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect. At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community: Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Keywords: Asante, Salem , Radiation Therapist Opportunities - Medford, OR, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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