UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the selection of 1 Radiation Therapist (Ref. TSRM UPMC/22 TD)
UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned healthcare and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., focused on inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care.
With facilities in Campania, Lazio, Sicily, and Tuscany, UPMC Italy, the Italian division of UPMC, is a leader in patient care, biomedical research, telemedicine, IT development and consulting services in areas related to medicine and research. UPMC Italy’s clinical and scientific activity mainly focuses on transplantation and oncology, but also includes other specialties: from emergency medicine to neurosurgery, from preventive medicine to cardiac surgery.
UPMC Italy is a dynamic and multicultural working environment integrated with dignity and respect. UPMC Italy provides opportunities for personal development, oriented towards continuous improvement and outstanding patient care.
The Radiation Therapist will work at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Villa Maria, an Advanced Radiotherapy Center in Mirabella Eclano, Italy, which offers state-of-the-art radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery with advanced care protocols for oncological diseases, also covered by the Italian National Health System.
Under the direction of the radiation oncologist, the Radiation Therapist will administer radiation treatments to patients and perform simulations while ensuring patient comfort and reproducibility of treatment. The Radiation Therapist will also be responsible for providing the plan of care based on the acquired images. The Radiation Therapist will collaborate with the multidisciplinary team (radiation oncologist, physicist, and nurse) in managing patients during their treatment, and provide patient education along the different stages of the care pathway.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
- University degree of “Tecnico Sanitario di Radiologia Medica” [Radiation Therapist] recognized in Italy, or equivalent title under the current laws.
- Enrollment in the professional board.
- BLSD certificate.
- Knowledge of Varian linear accelerators and network, including the ECLIPSE planning system;
- Knowledge of the BrainLab ExacTrac Imaging/positioning verification system;
- Ability to solve the most common technical problems related to the equipment.
Other requisites: The ideal candidate has a good knowledge of the English language and main MS-Office applications, in addition to teamwork and stress management skills.
The workplace is the Province of Avellino.
Compliance with mandatory vaccination for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection referred to in art. 4 and 4-ter of Decree 44/2021 (without prejudice to unenforceability of the vaccination obligation resulting from a confirmed risk for personal health due to specific, documented clinical conditions reported by the general practitioner, in compliance with the memorandum issued by the Italian Ministry of Health on exemptions from the vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 obligation, as provided for by art. 4, para. 2, Decree-law 44/2021) is required to take part in this selection.
UPMC Italy reserves the right of discretion to the fullest extent permitted by law in assessing applicants and the eligibility of their applications.
Only applicants not excluded under the provisions articulated in Legislative decree 165/2001, art. 53, para. 16-ter, and subsequent modifications and amendments (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations) can participate in this selection.
After reading the privacy statement and, if necessary, authorizing the processing of their personal data (EU Regulation 2016/679), applicants of both sexes (Law 903/77) are requested to fill out the on-line application form – indicating the reference code – available at http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en. When filling out the online application form, applicants will be requested to attach their CV.
All communications from UPMC Italy will be e-mailed to the address stated by the candidates upon submitting their applications.
The deadline to submit the applications is 31 August 2022.
Only applications submitted online (https://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en) with an attached CV will be taken into consideration.
Personal data included in the CVs will be processed by UPMC Italy in its role of data controller, for selections for this or other similar positions. Applicants are requested to not include sensitive data (e.g., on health status), unless strictly necessary. Detailed information, also with reference to data storage times and rights recognized under EU Regulation 2016/679, are available in the privacy statement at www.upmcitaly.it in the “Work With Us” section.