Oregon Health & Science University

Radiation Therapist Supervisor

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2022-20234
Position Category
Management/Supervisory
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Unclassified Administrative
Department
Radiation Medicine
Salary Range
$93,379.52 - $140,068.50 Annually, Commensurate with experience, credentials and internal equity
FTE
1.00
Schedule
Monday - Friday
HR Mission
Healthcare
Drug Testable
Yes

Department Overview

The Radiation Therapist Supervisor provides leadership to the Department of Radiation Medicine in collaboration with the Radiation Medicine Therapist Manager. They coordinate day-to-day activities of the radiation therapists to ensure that clinical schedules are met through effective and efficient clinical workflows and work environment. They are required to demonstrate technical and supervisory leadership and the ability to make decisions and solve problems as they arise.

 

The Radiation Therapist Supervisor is required to perform radiation therapy duties and procedures as staffing and workload dictates. They must have excellent customer service skills to ensure productive relationships for patients and other providers. They are responsible for guiding/overseeing day-to-day operations as it relates to treatment schedules, environment of care. The Radiation Therapist Supervisor works to continually improve treatment and scheduling processes and collaborates with the Department Quality and Safety Committee.  

 

They are responsible for human resource functions including clinical compliance and staff development of their direct reports. The Supervisor reports directly to the Radiation Therapy Manager within Radiation Medicine.

Function/Duties of Position

Sets, adjust, manipulates and controls complex high energy equipment to apply therapeutic doses of ionizing radiation for treatment. Positions patients for therapeutic treatment with a high regard for safety and care of the patients. Exercises responsible independent judgment in recognizing and reporting significant side effects induced by radiation and maintains treatment records for accurate dose administration and observation of treatment response.

 

Supports managing the day-to-day clinical schedule of all therapists for machine treatment, ensure appropriate coverage during vacation, sick time, etc.

 

Supports employee lifecycle through hiring; orientation and training; guidance and counselling; performance appraisals; disciplinary actions; creation and revision of position descriptions; terminations; professional development, and maintenance of competency.

 

Oversees the training of Radiation Therapy Students and coordinates the student clinical training program.

 

Additional duties including, but not limited to: involvement in operation efficiency and quality of care improvement projects; recommending changes and/or action; cataloguing, review and periodic update of RTT-specific cQI projects; census tracking, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have attended an accredited training program recognized by the ARRT.
  • 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 Therapy.
  • 3+ years working in the field post-graduation.
  • 1 year of leadership related experience in the field.
    • OR 2 years of leadership experience in a related field
  • Must be licensed by Oregon Board of Imaging (OBMI).
  • BLS certified required.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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:

  • Vacation - up to 208 hours per year pending length of service for full-time employees
  • Sick Leave - 64 hours per year for full-time employees
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Comprehensive medical, dental & vision care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
  • $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
  • Retirement: Choose between pension plan or employee matching voluntary savings plan
  • 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)
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Discounts

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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