|Location:||UNM Cancer Center - Radiation Oncology|
|Pay Range:||Commensurate with experience|
|# of Openings:||2|
Job Code/Title: S0067/ Radiation Therapist
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UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNM Medical Group, Inc. is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.
This position will be located at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC). UNMCCC is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 400-mile radius. One of the premier cancer centers nationwide, the UNM CCC has 128 board-certified oncology physicians, forming New Mexico’s largest cancer care team. It treats about 60 percent of adults and virtually all the children in New Mexico diagnosed with cancer - more than 10,000 people - from every county in the state in more than 135,000 clinic visits each year. Through its partnership with the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance, an “exemplary national model for cancer health care delivery”, the UNM CCC offers access to more than 160 clinical trials to New Mexicans in every part of the state. Annual research funding of more than $72 million supports the UNMCCC’s 132 cancer scientists. Working with partners at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and New Mexico State University, they have developed new diagnostics and drugs for leukemia, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, liver and pancreatic cancer, brain cancer, and melanoma; garnered 33 new patents and 117 patents pending; and launched 13 new biotechnology companies since 2010.
We are currently seeking a Radiation Therapist to provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by physician according to established standards and practices. Radiation Therapist will be responsible for operation of Elekta linear accelerators, Accuray Tomotherapy accelerator, Varian HDR, Siemens CT, C-Rad, B&K ultrasound, Mosaiq EMR. Must understand treatment planning from Varian Eclipse, Accuray Tomotherapy and Elekta Monaco. Must be capable of creating Word documents and using Excel for stats. The hours of operation are 5:30 a.m. opening with treatment completing 5:00-7:00 p.m. Therapist will be rotated through weekend call. Radiation therapist will work with technical aides on machines and also teach radiology students while they are in their clinical rotation through radiation therapy. Patient volume is 75-95 patients per day doing 3D, IMRT, SBRT and SRS treatments.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirements
State of New Mexico Licensed Radiation Therapist; American Registry of Radiologic Technology License; CPR Certified. Verification of education and licensure (if applicable) will be required if selected for hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Conditions of Employment
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
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