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Sanford Health Radiation Therapist - Day - PRN in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Cancer Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1309 W 17th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies

Department Details

Family focused team, new equipment, located in a great community!

Job Summary

Performs daily imaging and delivers daily prescribed therapeutic radiation doses to radiation therapy patients safely and accurately. This position is for PRN coverage in both Sioux Falls, South Dakota and for Worthington, Minnesota. The successful candidate will utilize their strong communication skills and specialized radiotherapy knowledge to provide compassionate patient-centered care in an open and communicative Radiation Oncology team. Sioux Falls equipment includes two main treatment vaults with TrueBeams (one standard MLC and one High Def MLC). Both TrueBeams have 6 dof couches and VisionRT surface guidance to support our active stereotactic and breath-hold programs. A third treatment vault utilizes an Accuray Tomotherapy for specialized cases. Worthington equipment uses one Truebeam (6 dof couch and standard MLC) and a Cannon CT scanner, and Varian IDENTIFY for surface guiadance. Both departments use Varian Aria v16 and Sun Nuclear software products and equipment are used for daily QA.

The radiation therapist incorporates their technical knowledge of the equipment and expertise of clinical treatment set-up, anatomical landmarks, treatment recording and management during patient care. The therapist must be able to interact effectively and accurately with patients and their family members, physicians, healthcare workers, and radiation oncology department personnel. Possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to be proficient in accurate delivery of prescribed doses of radiation, safety of patient during treatment, and documentation of patient care in the patient treatment record and inpatient chart (if applicable). A patient's sensitivity and confidentiality must be practiced at all times with adherence all HIPAA compliance standards. The therapist develops an understanding of the patient's physical and emotional status and reports that to the appropriate staff. Ability to work with growth and development needs of all client populations.


Completion of radiation therapy course from an approved school or accredited program.

Registration with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required. If working in North Dakota and performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures, licensure through the North Dakota Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (NDMIRT) Board of Examiners is required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0178612
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No