ABOUT MARINHEALTH a UCSF Affiliate
Come and be a part of our healing team at the award-winning MarinHealth! Ranked in the top 3% of general hospitals in the country, we have made great strides since returning to our roots as an independent hospital. As Marin County’s only acute hospital and a vital resource for a wide range of essential health care services, it is our mission—and our passion—to excel in every medical specialty. We attract the finest physicians and employees who appreciate having the best of both worlds: the resources and medical sophistication of an academic medical center combined with the personalized, caring touch of an independent hospital. We have an exceptionally collaborative team that adheres to the highest service excellence standards to ensure that we deliver world-class, personalized care to patients. Our Joint-Commission accredited hospital has won numerous awards and certifications in delivering best-in-class health care in the San Francisco Bay Area.
WHAT WE OFFER
MarinHealth offers a generous suite of employee benefits, which includes a comprehensive and rich health benefits program (medical, dental, vision and prescription plans). Our robust Wellness @ Work program (e.g. onsite health & fitness classes, discounts, etc) also promotes a healthier lifestyle for employees and to support you on your Healthy Healer journey. Other benefits include, but are not limited to, a 403(b) contribution plan and company-funded retirement plan, life insurance, vacation, holiday and sick leave, which you will start accruing immediately. Our benefits are highly competitive and considered to be one of the best in the Bay Area! Find your healing place at MarinHealth.
External hires must pass a background check and medical screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classifications protected by federal, state & local laws.
- Required: A.S. degree from an accredited radiation therapy technology program.
- Strongly Preferred: B.A. or B.S. degree or above
- 3 or more years RTT experience in a progressive radiation oncology department.
- Ability to accurately follow instructions and work professionally with or without supervision
- Excellent communication skills to work clearly and effectively with patients, physicians, and staff
- Knowledge of technical procedures in the department and the ability to carry out procedures in an accurate, safe, and efficient manner
- Ability to follow instruction and follow documented procedures
- Ability to input computer data in an accurate and efficient manner
- Knowledge comparable to college-level instruction courses in anatomy, physiology, universal precautions, sterile procedure, occupational/radiation safety, mathematics, physics and medical terminology
- Ability to operate treatment equipment
- Familiarization with current theory and practice and new developments in radiation therapy
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Ability to lift and position adult patients for radiation procedures
- Ability to lift and position treatment blocks up to 30 lbs
- Visual acuity to observe patient skin markings
- Ability to accurately assess patient condition for ongoing treatment
- Ability to learn new technology and procedures
- CRT/ARRT certifications and State of California RTT license. Requirement is updated to maintain compliance with ARRT certification requirement
- Possession of BLS-HP (Basic Life Support, Healthcare Provider) with American Heart Association certificate as required by Hospital policy
PRIMARY CUSTOMER SERVED (Age Specific Criteria)
(X) Early Adults 18 up to 45 years
(X) Middle Adults 45 up to 61 years
(X) Late Adults 61 up to 80 years
(X) Late, Late Adults 80 years and up
Employees in this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or service based on the physical, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned service area.
PATIENT PRIVACY (HIPAA Compliance):
Employees in these positions have access to protected health information. The protected health information a person in this position can access includes demographics, date of service, insurance/billing, medical record summary information, and all other information that may be contained in patient records. This position requires patient health information to perform the functions outlined as part of this position description.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
ESSENTIAL (not modifiable)
- Delivers radiation therapy treatments as prescribed
- Performs radiation therapy treatment planning for accurate simulation
- Performs patient set-up and CT scan for radiation therapy treatment planning purposes, as needed
- Assesses patient status during direct patient interaction, and makes appropriate referrals to various health care team members
- Performs billing activities for treatment procedures for treatment, devices, and simulation, and completes QA of billing for technical procedures
- Prepares for treatment delivery, including chart/film checks, room set-up, calculations, electronic medical record (MOSAIQ) check, treatment calendar (including programming port films etc.)
- Formulate patient treatment schedules on treatment machines—on paper and on MOSAIQ
- Makes treatment devices as needed
- Train new employees, including locum tenens on machines and be responsible for set-up in rooms
- Oversee students’ introduction to department and use of equipment
- Other duties as assigned