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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Join one of the nation's most comprehensive academic medical centers, UChicago Medicine, in a patient-focused and engaging role as a Radiation Therapist with our Radiation Oncology clinic. 


In this role, under the general supervision of the Radiation Oncologist, the Radiation Therapist administers ionizing radiation and participates in the planning of patients receiving radiation therapy.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Support medical center and department policies
  • Perform initial set-up checks, chart QA for new set-ups, & maintain consistency in daily setups
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Perform simulation and treatment procedures
  • Assist with training and evaluation of radiation therapy students
  • Ensure adherence to patient safety standards
  • Participate in the evaluation of treatment devices
  • Participate and support department QA and QI initiatives
  • Adhere to Radiation Protection guidelines at all times
  • Attend staff meetings and department in-services
  • Maintain compliance with medical center and regulatory agency standards in regard to annual training, infection control, and credentialing requirements
  • Support the team concept and departmental goals
  • Performs other duties as requested by senior management


Required Qualifications: 

  • A completed high school diploma or GED from an accredited educational body 
  • The satisfactory completion of a formal radiation therapy program from an AMA approved educational body
  • Certification from the American Registry for Radiology Technologists (ARRT) or be eligible to sit for the board exam
  • License with the Illinois Emergency Medical Agency (IEMA)


Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: PRN
  • Shift: Day
  • Unit/Department: Radiation Oncology
  • CBA Code: Non-Union 

Must comply with UCMC's COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

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