Job Description

Radiation Therapist - OCC Downtown Chicago

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Hours: Mon - Fri 7:30am - 4:00pm

Job Summary/Purpose:

The Radiation Therapist is a professional care-giver who assumes responsibility and accountability in the administration of ionizing radiation to treat patients in accordance with the prescription and under the supervision of the Radiation Oncologist.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an approved school of Radiation Therapy

A.R.R.T. registered in Radiation Therapy

Licensed in the State of Illinois

CPR card required

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Work is light/medium in nature requiring assisting with patient lifting and positioning, transportation of patients to and from their source of origin, and moving of equipment
  • Ability to stand, sit, or walk 8 hours per day
  • Ability to occasionally bend, twist, stoop, kneel or squat
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as simple grasping, pushing, and pulling
  • Ability to perform fine manipulation (i.e. keyboard)
  • Good visual acuity is essential in order to read computer console to operate radiation therapy equipment
  • Ability to hear and communicate to interact with staff and patients
  • Employees within this job classification will have exposure to blood-borne pathogens or other potentially infectious material, and/or hazardous chemicals/waste

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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