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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Advanced Radiation Therapist
New Smyrna, FL

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· Student Loan Repayment Program

· Career Development

· Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

· Schedule: Fulltime

· Shift : Days

· The community you will be caring for : AdventHealth New Smyrna - 401 Palmetto St. New Smyrna, FL 32168

The role you will contribute:

The Advanced Radiation Therapist - Advanced is a registered and licensed professional who is responsible for administering therapeutic radiation in accordance with the physician’s prescription to age specific groups identified in the direct care responsibilities. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you will bring to the team:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

· Assesses the patients' needs and actively seeks to resolve potential problems or conflicts. Treats the patient in a timely and courteous manner. Handles stressful situations appropriately and demonstrates the ability to communicate with patients of all ages. Clinically observes patient reactions to treatment and assists in accommodating the patient through treatment.

· Verifies the physician's prescription and treatment parameters daily to ensure proper patient treatment in accordance with the prescription and treatment plan. Identifies the treatment volume and positions the patient consistently and reproducibly.

· Performs all aspects of CT Simulation. Under the physician's or non-physician practitioner's direction, administers contrast agents during simulation localization. Immediately reports and documents adverse reactions to the managing physician and Site Leader.

· Evaluates prescribed imaging and make requested changes within 24 hours. Accurately documents treatment information in the patient's electronic health record (EHR). Utilizes the record and verify system.

· Reviews all new starts for consistency before treatment. Checks the blocks, simulation documents, dose calculation sheet, prescription, and field photos to verify patient positioning and field orientation. Checks record and verify system for prescription, treatment parameters, doses, accessories, and monitor units. Documents in the EHR that the medical plan was reviewed for consistency.

· Serves as a mentor by training and encouraging junior radiation therapists.

· Performs morning QA on the treatment unit. Assesses whether all equipment is operating according to physics policy. Calls the appropriate person immediately after equipment malfunctions.

· Provides supervised education experiences for students that fulfill the curriculum requirements of the academic institution.

· Assists in maintaining department supplies.

· Participates in after-hours on-call coverage and maintains competency with after-hours treatment coverage.

· Maintains adequate therapist coverage on the treatment unit always.

· Performs additional duties as requested.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

· Computer literate

· Ability to multi-task

· Ability to communicate with patients appropriately.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

· Record and verify system.

· Simulation

· Electronic Health Record (EHR) experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

· Minimum three years’ experience as a Radiation Therapist

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

· Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) Radiation Therapy Program

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

· Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

· Licensed by the State of Florida as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Cancer Institute

Organization: AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23030086

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: 401 PALMETTO ST

    Pay Range: $34.137 - $51.205

  • Location: New Smyrna, FL

  • Job ID: 23030086

  • Job Family: Cancer Institute

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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