Oregon Health & Science University

Radiation Therapist

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2022-19488
Position Category
Hospital/Clinic Support
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Department
Radiation Medicine
Salary Range
$47.22 - $64.82 per hour, Commensurate with experience, qualifications and internal equity.
FTE
1.00
Schedule
Monday - Friday (4 of those days)
Hours
10 hour shifts (0600-2000, variable)
HR Mission
Healthcare
Drug Testable
Yes

Department Overview

***New Hires are eligible for a $5,000 Hiring Bonus***

 

Come work for Oregon's #1 Hospital

 

OHSU’s department of Radiation Medicine is here to improve the quality of life for everyone they encounter. The team is profoundly aware of the suffering that is endured; therefore, it is their mission to consistently show that every individual, whether it is patients or teammates are valued and respected. Radiation Medicine is part of OHSU, Oregon’s only academic health center. It’s an entire community of people dedicated to a single cause. Our core values of quality, service, transparency and diversity are essential in what we do, but ultimately important because of why we are here. We are here to serve. We are here to innovate. We are looking forward to the dynamic impact you will make by joining our team as a Radiation Therapist!

Function/Duties of Position

As a Radiation Therapist you will administer radiation therapy accurately as prescribed and planned by a physician, and reinforce the Radiation Oncologist's advice to patients regarding reactions to treatment and their care. This position will require you to observe the clinical progress of the radiation oncology patient, use clinical decision-making skills to recognize and report any signs of complications, unusual reactions, and events to the nursing staff and/or Radiation Oncologist. Additional duties could include assisting with the training, mentoring, and/or directly supervision of Radiation Therapy students.

 

The successful candidate for this position will have demonstrated experience working as a Radiation Therapist. This includes the ability to safely and effectively operate a variety of computerized simulation and treatment machines, and the ability to perform all necessary machine and treatment quality assurances, and be able and willing to work in all areas within the unit. This position requires professional conduct and the ability to effectively communicate and interact within clinical settings with a variety of individuals in written and oral formats.

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Must have attended an accredited training program recognized by the ARRT.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Radiation Therapy
    • OR Bachelor’s degree or higher in Radiologic Science or healthcare field and a certificate in Radiation Therapy;
    • OR 6 additional years of recent, related experience and a certificate in Radiation.
    • Must be licensed by OBMI
    • BLS certified required.

Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses

  • Therapists must be ARRT certified or scheduled for examination by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist and licensed by 90-day evaluation.
  • Must be licensed by the Oregon State Board of Radiologic Technology at time of hire date.
  • Must have and maintain AHA CPR certification at time of hire date.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year (or more) working in the field post-graduation.
  • Experience with the following equipment: Varian, Elekta, Tomotherapy, Mosaiq, ExacTrac, Calypso, Philips CT and VisionRT.  
  • Familiarity with IORT, SRS, SBRT, TBI, TSEI, and HDR.

Additional Details

This position comes with fabulous benefits! Highlights include:

  • Comprehensive health care plans covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • Vacation- up to 200 hours per year depending on length of service
  • Sick Leave- 96 hours per year
  • 9 paid holidays per year
  • $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
  • Two separate above market pension plans to choose from
  • Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • OHSU is a non-profit organization, so we qualify for the Public Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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