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Sanford Health Radiation Therapist (prn) | Radiation Oncology in Fargo, North Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Roger Maris Cancer Center Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 820 4th St N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

Performs daily imaging and delivers daily prescribed therapeutic radiation doses to radiation therapy patients safely and accurately. The therapist incorporates their technical knowledge of the equipment and expertise of clinical treatment set-up, anatomical landmarks, treatment recording and management during patient care. The therapist must be able to interact effectively and accurately with patients and their family members, physicians, healthcare workers, and radiation oncology department personnel. Possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to be proficient in accurate delivery of prescribed doses of radiation, safety of patient during treatment, and documentation of patient care in the patient treatment record and inpatient chart (if applicable). A patient's sensitivity and confidentiality must be practiced at all times with adherence all HIPAA compliance standards. The therapist develops an understanding of the patient's physical and emotional status and reports that to the appropriate staff. Ability to work with growth and development needs of all client populations.

Department Details

Position is PRN and will work 72-80 hours per two week pay period through the end of May with the potential to transfer to full-time status. Shifts are typically 7:30-4:00 Monday-Friday depending on volumes with an average of 65 patients. Weekend call is assigned to staff therapist only, not PRN. Staff assigned warm-up responsibilities in a rotation. Typically prefers to staff 3 therapists per machine, including the simulator. The therapist will work with 5 Physicians, 14 Radiation Therapists, 5 Dosimetrist, 4 Physicist, and 15 nurses.

Technology

• 3 Varian Linear Accelerators-TrueBeam and Novalis TX

• ARIA Record and Verify System and Epic EMR

• Siemens SOMATOM AS Big Bore CT

• Siemens go.Open Pro –installation spring 2021

• 3D EBRT/IMRT/VMAT

• SRS

• SBRT

• IGRT/3D image guidance

• Advanced imaging on TrueBeam including Triggered Imaging and Marker Match

• DIBH

• Advanced AlignRT/OSMS surface monitoring

• Respiratory Gating

• HDR program with Varian GammaMed

Qualifications

Completion of radiation therapy course from an approved school or accredited program.

Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required. If working in North Dakota and performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures, licensure through the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (NDMIRT) Board of Examiners is required.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-40489
Featured: No