It may sound clich??, but it is true. A career taking care of cancer patients is a calling for most all of us. It's much more than a job. Each of us has a unique story that brought us to Compass Oncology, but those stories usually share common themes of care, compassion, and commitment. No matter the role each Compass team member serves in, the goal is the same: to provide the best care possible for each and every one of our patients.
Compass Oncology - the Pacific Northwest's largest privately owned cancer care group - offers a myriad of treatments and services to their patients. At our Rose Quarter Cancer Center our patients can receive Radiation Oncology (RadOnc) services. Our dedicated RadOnc team is looking for a Radiation Therapist to become their newest member. As an integral part of the RadOnc care team, the Radiation Therapist would assist with the administration of radiation treatments to our patients. Other duties would include assisting with scheduling, making custom molds, and aiding the Radiation Oncologists in the treatment of our patients. Apply today, and join the team that makes a difference in people's lives.
Employment Type: Full-Time, 40 Hours M-F Location: Rose Quarter Cancer Center (Portland, Oregon)
Job Scope : Under direct supervision, administers radiation therapy treatments to patients. Accuracy in positioning the beam of radiation to correspond with the designated tumor volume and accurately delivering the prescribed dose are paramount job functions. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities:
Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments under the direction of a radiation oncologist and chief radiation therapist.
Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into electronic medical record.
Participates in clinical instruction of newly hired therapists and students.
Assists in maintaining patient appointment schedule and submitting correct billing information.
Accurately cuts blocks, when applicable.
Accurately makes custom molds.
Accurately completes simple mu calculations.
Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan.
Maintains clean, safe, and organized work environment.
Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program.
ARRT certification required.
Must hold valid state license for radiation therapy.
Experience/Training: Minimum (3) years of experience actively practicing as an RTT.
More About The Company Compass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology and palliative care to provide the most comprehensive cancer care possible and an even more cohesive patient experience. In addition, the majority of our physicians specialize in particular cancer types, bringing a heightened level of expertise to our patients. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!
As a member of The US Oncology Network , one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, Compass Oncology participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 89 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Portland and Vancouver communities with clinical offices located throughout the metro area.
To learn more about Compass Oncology and its daily mission, please visit our website at https://compassoncology.com/
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be present at the employee site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
The work environment may include exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work will involve in-person interaction with co-workers and management and/or clients. Work may require minimal travel by automobile to office sites.