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Health Care & Medicine
Radiation Therapy Tech - Per Diem
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UCLA Health | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the general supervision of the Chief Therapist and Radiation Oncologists, responsible for ensuring the daily smooth running of the Radiation Oncology treatment machines. Major functions include: patient scheduling and appointments, setting up patients for therapeutic treatment using a Varian TrueBeam, TomoTherapy, ViewRay, CT/MR scanner, and BrainLAB/Novalis Stereotactic Radiosurgery unit; performing dose calculations and applying ionizing radiation according to M.D. prescription; performing basic nursing duties; and Maintaining accurate treatment records in Electronic Medical Record (ARIA).

Job Qualifications
AART certification and California State License in Radiation Therapy. Skill in working with different types of treatment machines. Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients and their relatives, physicians, and co-workers in a high-volume, continuous public contact setting. Ability to deal with the pressures of a critical care area. Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating with others. Ability to perform effectively with frequent interruptions and distractions. Knowledge of basic physics as applicable to Radiation Therapy. Knowledge of treatment techniques to assist physicians in treatment planning. Skill in recognizing and reporting adverse patient therapy reactions. Knowledge of the use of thermo-luminescent dosimeters. Knowledge of basic nursing procedures. Must have 3 years of Radiation Therapy experience.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.