Radiation Therapist- Limited Tenure



City
Rochester
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Radiation Oncology
Why Mayo Clinic

Position description
To provide daily care of cancer patients, including accurate interpretation and delivery of radiation treatments. To perform simulations and provide clinical instruction for radiation therapy students. In addition, Radiation Therapist may be required to cover IORT, Brachy Procedures, Proton Practice, Photon Practice, On-call and Treatment Scheduling. These varying positions may require mandatory overtime and shift work. Radiation Therapists may be required to cover any Rochester or regional practice site as needed.
Qualifications
The Radiation Therapist job requires an associate's degree in Radiation Therapy from a JRCERT accredited program in Radiation Therapy as the minimum education requirement. Registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Radiation Therapy (ARRT) or board eligible is required. Must pass board certification within 6 months of hire date. Per ARRT, continuing education hours are required to maintain certification. The Radiation Therapist job requires the ability to learn and apply complex procedures, thorough knowledge of Radiation Oncology, and good communication/interpersonal skills. Previous experience as an R.T.T. including Photon and Proton treatments, daily imaging, and simulation procedures would be beneficial however, not required.
License or certification
Current ARRT certificate in Radiation Therapy
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80
Schedule details

This posting is a limited tenure/ full -time position through October 1st. Typical hours for second shift are 2:30pm to 11pm, although these hour fluctuate depending on patient load. During the initial training the new employees will work approximately 3+ months with fluctuating hours ranging from 6 am to as late as midnight. Over time and extended hours will be required based on department and patient needs.

Weekend schedule
Although currently there is not an on-call schedule, there is a possibility for weekend hours/shifts if necessary to complete patients' prescribed treatments.
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Category
Other Patient Care
Job posting number
146627BR
Recruiter
Tonya Calabro
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.