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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransRadiation Therapist PRN
Tavares, FL

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

  • Career Development

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: PRN

Shift : As needed

The community you’ll be caring for: Cancer Institute at 4000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute: The role of the Radiation Therapist is to administer safe and compassionate radiation treatment to cancer patients according to the plans prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist. The Radiation Therapist is responsible for the safety of the patient and for observing and documenting any reactions to treatments. The Radiation Therapist is also responsible to maintain equipment and follow all safety regulations regarding radiation exposure.

The value you’ll bring to the team

· Capable of handling various aspects of the job simultaneously while maintaining a calm outward appearance.

· Possesses/demonstrates knowledge of emergency codes, location of emergency equipment and method of activation.

· Maintains radiation protection standards for patients, employees and self, according to ALARA principles.

· Operate radiation producing equipment according to department and vendor guidelines to deliver radiation therapy as prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist.

· Understands the mechanics of specific disease and treatment planning and be involved in the verification of these factors.

· Performs duties in compliance with universal precaution, infection control, medical records charting/documentation and patient safety requirements.

· Produce treatment setups within acceptable parameters on a daily basis.

· Review Radiation Oncologist change requests in treatment setups and implement changes.

· Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care/needs of the patients.

· Verifies lab work prior to treatment; obtains approval prior to treatment if lab values are below the recommended ranges specified by the Radiation Oncologist.

· Report malfunctions/discrepancies in equipment output or performance and any potential error regarding patient treatment/setup to Chief Therapist and/or Medical Physicist.

· Reviews and documents consistency check for new starts/field reductions/boosts.

· Identify the treatment volume, duplicating the simulation films and treatment plans.

· Rotate through simulator, accelerators, and HDR; able to perform assigned duties in each, including QA performance.

· Observes symptoms/reactions to treatment and reports to RN and/or Radiation Oncologist.

· Demonstrates teamwork approach by assisting coworkers in expediting processes to ensure efficient & effective workflow in the delivery of quality care.

· Responsible for radiation therapy staff

· Provides staff training and coverage when necessary

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

REQUIRED:

· State of Florida Radiologic Technologist (Radiation Therapy Technologist) license

· ARRT(T) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists-Radiation Therapy certification

· BLS-CPR certification required

· Fluent in the English language

· Experience/knowledge of computers

· Effective communication skill

· Minimum A.S. or B.S. graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapist program

PREFERRED:

· Minimum two (2) years hospital experience.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Cancer Institute

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24021578

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

  • Facility: AdventHealth Waterman

  • Job Schedule: Per Diem

    Pay Range: $41.428 - $41.428

  • Location: Tavares, FL

  • Job ID: 24021578

  • Job Family: Cancer Institute

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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