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Radiation Oncology Service Technician - University Hospital (5587)

Company: UW Health Partners
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!We are seeking a Radiation Oncology Service Technician to: Assess and provide for the equipment needs to achieve the goals of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the clinical setting. Independently determine job projects and methods, based on knowledge and experience with radiotherapy equipment and engineering principles.Sign-On Bonus: External hires are eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus.Education:Minimum - Associate Degree in Electronics or applicable military education. In lieu of a degree or military education, two years of relevant linear accelerator equipment experience, in addition to the minimum work experience listed below, may be considered. (Applicable military education: DD214 Form will be required to verify relevancy).Preferred - Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, biomedical engineering or physics.Work Experience:Minimum - Three years of experience troubleshooting and repairing electronics equipment. Two years of experience in maintenance and repair of radiation therapy equipment.Preferred - Five years related experience working repair of radiation therapy equipment.Licenses and Certifications:Preferred - Certification as a Biomedical Electronic Technician (CBET). Manufacturer's certificate in linear accelerators.Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Experience in the repair of of mechanical, electromechanical, electronic, and/or computer medical terminology to diagnose and repair devices and systems. Ability to learn equipment maintenance and repair procedures from courses, service engineer representatives, and training materials. Ability to perform during emergency or stressful situations. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Knowledge and skills in microwave, pulsed RF, and vacuum systems as required for maintenance of linear accelerators. Proven competency in performing preventative maintenance and advanced troubleshooting and repair of the clinical equipment is desired. Component-level troubleshooting and repair of high-energy linear accelerators, multi-leaf collimators, and one or more of the following: radiotherapy simulators, diagnostic X-Ray equipment, CT scanners, and digital imaging equipment desired.Physical Requirements:Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.Work Schedule:100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Scheduled shifts are Monday - Friday during the day and as needed on nights and weekends. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet-designated facility that's ranked Wisconsin's #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.Learn more about this openingUW Hospital and Clinics benefitsUW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Keywords: UW Health Partners, Madison , Radiation Oncology Service Technician - University Hospital (5587), Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin

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