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Radiation Therapist Advanced – Radiation Therapy – Kissimmee in Kissimmee, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kissimmee, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    4/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    277758
  • Job Function
    Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Kissimmee

Job Description



Radiation Therapist Advanced – Radiation Therapy – Kissimmee

AdventHealth Kissimmee seeks to hire a Radiation Therapist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

AdventHealth Kissimmee is a 163 bed community-focused hospital, conveniently located near Walt Disney World. The team here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties. At the heart of our latest expansion is a new, three-story tower featuring 80 expansive, private patient rooms and a host of modern amenities and technologies. Because we believe family support is an essential part of health and healing, we’ve included large, beautifully decorated family waiting areas with the comforts of home. Plus, each patient room includes ample space for visiting loved ones to relax, work and sleep.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 6 AM - 6:30 PM



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.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Computer literate
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to communicate with patients appropriately
  • Record and verify system (Preferred)
  • Simulation (Preferred)
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) experience (Preferred)
  • Minimum three years’ experience as a Radiation Therapist
  • Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) Radiation Therapy Program (Preferred)


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


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • 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 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.
  • Serves as a mentor by providing training and encouragement to junior radiation therapists.
  • Performs morning QA on the treatment unit. Assesses whether all equipment is operating according to physics policy. Calls 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 afterhours on call coverage and maintains competency with afterhours treatment coverage. Has ability to perform 2D treatment calculations and can work with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Maintains adequate therapist coverage on the treatment unit always
  • Performs additional duties as requested

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Radiation Therapist opportunity with AdventHealth Kissimmee and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Radiation Therapist, Radiation, Therapy, Kissimmee



Position Location:  Kissimmee
Job:  Imaging
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Kissimmee
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Mar 8, 2019, 6:43:05 PM

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