Radiation Therapist Job
Henry Ford Health - Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

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Radiation Therapist

Requisition #: 80923
Status: Contingent
Business Unit: HF Medical Group
Shift: Days
Department: Radiation Oncology - Cottage
Weekends: No
Job Family: Radiology and Oncology
Job Function: Allied
Campus/Job Location: Henry Ford Cottage Hospital
Location (State/City): US-MI-Grosse Pointe Farms

More information about this position
Overview:
Our health system thrives on teamwork, and we know our employees achieve the greatest results when they are working together for a common goal - to provide care for our patients. If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment then we have a job for you!

Henry Ford Health System is one of the country's largest health care systems and a national leader in clinical care, research and education. Our system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan, 32 primary care centers and many other health-related entities throughout Southeast Michigan. Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, we continue to be committed to improving the health and well-being of a diverse Michigan community. In 2009 alone, Henry Ford Health System provided more than $173 million in uncompensated care. Henry Ford also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 23,000. Our health system is led by CEO Nancy Schlichting.

To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

Responsibilities
Under general supervision administers radiation treatments to patients, as prescribed by the physician, utilizing specialized equipment including linear accelerator, High Dose Rate (HDR) Afterloader, and Computed Tomography. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree in Radiation Therapy or completion of a two (2) year program in Radiologic Technology followed by a one (1) year program in Radiation Therapy required. LICENSURES AND CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: A.R.R.T. Radiation Therapy Technology Certification or registry eligible. WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment with minimal exposure to noise, dust, or extreme temperatures. Lifting of patients, moving & pushing wheel chairs/stretchers and lifting of equipment, above head, up to 50 lbs. Potential exposure to radiation; however, adherence to safety procedures minimizes likelihood of danger. Frequent interaction with emotionally depressed and terminally/critically ill patients.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, weight/height, marital status, familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law..

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Built around a hospital founded by Detroit's favorite son, the not-for-profit Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is a hospital network...