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AdventHealth Radiation Therapist PRN in Tavares, Florida

Description

Radiation Therapist Per Diem

AdventHealth Waterman

Facility Address: 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778

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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources and Mental Health Resources and Support

  • On-site Child Care Center

  • No State Income Tax

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: Per Diem

Shift : Days

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Low cost of living combined with a high quality of life situated in an area in Central Florida surrounded by pristine lakes and lush expanses of nature.

  • A-rated hospital for patient safety by the Leapfrog Group

  • Named an Orthopedic Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission

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:

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum qualifications:

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

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

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

  • BLS-CPR certification required

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 Waterman

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Waterman

Req ID: 22038873

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.