Chief Radiation Therapist

Job ID
38292
Department
Radiation Oncology
Category
Allied Health

Overview

The Chief Radiation Therapist provides leadership to the radiation therapy staff, operation of radiation therapy and imaging equipment and technical aspects of treatment, simulation and imaging. This includes proton, photon, and high-dose rate brachyherapy systems and multiple imaging platforms (CT, MR, PET). Key responsibilities include recruitment, selection and evaluation of personnel by scheduling staff,assigning workload, coordinating instruction of radiation therapy students, supporting development and implementation of programs, quality assurance, patient safety, regulatory and compliance oversight, and technology assessment. Acts as role model, setting high standards and exceptional performance for radiation therapist staff and ensures efficient, high quality treatment is delivered to all patients. This position is also responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care when appropriate and necessary.

Minimum Experience

Three to five years experience as a staff radiation therapist in a large, progressive Radiation Oncology department.

Previous supervisory experience required.

Minimum Education

Graduate of JRCERT approved school.

Bachelor's degree preferred.

Required Credentials

None.

Other Credentials

(LC: ARRT(T)) Registration in Radiation Therapy by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required.

EEO Statement

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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