Oregon Urology Institute

Per Diem, Radiation Therapist Jobs at Oregon Urology Institute

Per Diem, Radiation Therapist Jobs at Oregon Urology Institute

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Per Diem, Radiation Therapist

Oregon Urology Institute has a Per Diem, Radiation Therapist opportunity available.

Oregon Urology Institute is one of the largest, most advanced urological centers in the Northwest. Oregon Urology Institute provides patients with some of the region's finest medical experts covering every major urological specialty using proven and leading-edge technologies such as robotic surgery, immunotherapy, and radiation therapy.

The primary responsibility of the Radiation Therapist is to administer radiation therapy accurately as prescribed and planned by the physician.


  • Administer radiation therapy accurately as prescribed and planned by the physician.
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills; Maintain accurate and detailed treatment chart documentation.
  • Check prescription, diagnosis, chart, and patient identification.
  • Display professional conduct essential to the well-being of the radiation oncology patient.
  • Demonstrate effective verbal communication skills in the clinical setting.
  • Explain procedure to patient, means of communication during treatment, and procedure to follow if emergency arises during treatment.
  • Reinforce Radiation Oncologist's advice to patient regarding reactions to treatment and their care.
  • 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. Report any falls or injuries to the proper personnel immediately according to hospital policy and file reports accordingly.
  • Utilize treatment accessories to accurately reproduce the radiation treatment.
  • Safely and effectively operate a variety of computerized simulation and treatment machines. Observe radiation safety measures for patient and personnel. Observe patient during treatment using both audible and visual methods.
  • Prepare room and equipment for patient according to prescription regarding immobilization devices, field size, treatment distance, bolus, lead protection devices, etc.
  • Perform machine safety checks and/or warm up procedures; know safe limits of equipment operations, and report abnormalities or inconsistencies to the proper authority. Be able to perform all necessary machine and treatment QA.
  • Construct immobilization devices and employ custom blocking techniques that are conducive to the prescribed radiation therapy.
  • Utilize sophisticated imaging equipment and treatment planning systems for precise tumor localization.


  • Required:
    • Delivers the prescribed dose of radiation to the correct patient in the correct area.
    • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the operations and use of the equipment assigned to including accessories.
    • Experience using Cone Beam CT for patient alignment and a strong knowledge of human anatomy related to a CT scan.
    • Records necessary information in electronic chart thoroughly and correctly including but not limited to imaging, instructions, and notations.
    • Captures proper daily technical charges every day.
  • Preferred:
    • Equipment experience: Varian (TrueBeam), ARIA, and Siemens CT.


  • Therapists must be ARRT certified.
  • Must be licensed by the Oregon State Board of Medical Imaging at time of hire date.
  • Must have and maintain AHA CPR certification at time of hire date.


  • Two years or more experience working in the field post-graduation.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

This is a Per Diem position and will work 20 hours per week or less. We offer competitive wage range of $42.54 to $63.83 per hour, DOE. Oregon Urology Institute offers sick time, EAP and other perks. Please apply!

Oregon Urology Institute is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to fair and impartial treatment of employees, job applicants, and contractors, and to maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free work environment where people treat one another with respect. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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