Radiation Therapist - As Needed at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/9/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Kissimmee, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    2/9/2020
  • Job ID:
    20000568
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Kissimmee

Job Description


Description

Radiation Therapist - AdventHealth - Kissimmee

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth – Kissimmee

Work Hours/Shift:   As Needed
You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.

  • Verifies the physician’s prescription and treatment parameters daily to ensure accurate treatment of the patient in accordance with the prescription and treatment plan. Identifies the treatment volume and positions the patient in a consistent and reproducible manner.
  • Assesses the patients’ needs and actively seeks to resolve any potential problems or conflicts. Seeks advice from chief therapist/supervisor as necessary. 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 the treatment process.
  • Performs all aspects of CT Simulation.  Under the direction of the physician or non-physician practitioner, administers contrast agents during simulation localization.  Immediately reports and documents adverse reactions to the managing physician and Site Leader
  • Evaluates prescribed imaging and makes requested changes within 24 hours.  Accurately documents treatment information in the patient electronic record.  Utilizes the record and verify system. 
  • Reviews all new starts for consistency prior to treatment. Checks the blocks, simulation documents, dose calculation sheet, prescription, field photos to verify patient positioning and field orientation. Checks record and verify system for prescription, treatment parameters, doses, treatment accessories and monitor units. Documents in the EHR that the medical plan was reviewed for consistency.



Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Required:
  • Computer literate       
  • 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
Preferred:
  • Record and verify system
  • Electronic Health Record
  • Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) Radiation Therapy Program
 
Job Summary:
 

The Radiation Therapist 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.


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

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