Advanced Radiation Therapist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/3/2019
  • Job ID:
    19016754
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description


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Radiation Therapist Advanced - AdventHealth - Orlando
Location Address: 601 East Rollins St

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift:   Full Time
 

You Will Be Responsible For:

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

  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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 health record (EHR).  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:
  • Licensed by the State of Florida as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified
  • Minimum three years’ experience as a Radiation Therapist
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to communicate with patients appropriately
Preferred:
  • Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) Radiation Therapy Program
  • Record and verify system
  • Simulation
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) experience
Job Summary:
 

The 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.


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

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