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Chief Radiation Therapist - Brachytherapy
UCLA Health | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

Responsibilities

Under the general
direction of the Clinical Director, Treatment Operations Manager, Chief of Clinical
Physics, and Medical Director, the Chief Radiation Therapy Technologist
supervises the brachytherapy treatment operations of the Radiation Oncology Department, including brachytherapy and simulations.  Major responsibilities
include: supervise therapists and student trainees; oversee the development and
monitoring of a quality assurance program; supervise patient scheduling and
problem resolution; oversee treatment machine staffing and operation, treatment
planning and dose calculation; and supervise the performance of a wide variety
of technical therapeutic procedures involving the application of ionizing
radiation according to MD's prescription. The person also is responsible for
administrative duties including participating in the department performance
improvement initiatives, working with the billing team, treatment scheduling,
chart rounds, supervision of radiation therapy technologist staff, other
administrative duties as necessary, etc. This position is a working
Chief Therapist primarily based in Westwood, but may be required to work in Santa Monica and other community sites as needed.Qualifications

ARRT and CRT Certifications required.

Minimum 5 years of radiation therapist experience required.

Brachytherapy experience required.

Management experience preferred.

Experience with Epic and Aria strongly preferred.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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.

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