Radiation Therapist II - Full Time / Days
Under the direction of the Radiation Oncologist, the Radiation Therapist II performs Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) simulation procedures, in conjunction with radiation therapy standards. The Therapist also provides radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by physician according to established standards and practices. Therapy may consist of any or all of the following procedures: IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy), SRS (Stereotactic Radiation Surgery), TBI (Total Body Irradiation Therapy). The person in this role also participates in all MRI related clinical research protocols and insures that patient and staff safety is maintained. Functions as Clinical Instructor and Supervisor of Therapy Students.
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
- Minimum Education: Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training in an accredited Radiation Therapy Education Program. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
- Minimum Experience: 3-5 years Radiation Therapist experience plus 2 year MRI experience.
- Required Certification/Licensure: Licensed by California State Department of Health (Certified in Radiation Therapy). Registration by ARRT plus 24 month course in radiologic technology; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification (adult & pediatric). Must meet state requirements for operation of a MRI unit
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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