Lead Radiation Therapist FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/15/2019
  • Job ID:
    19012676
  • Job Family
    Cancer Institute
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


Description
Lead Radiation Therapist AdventHealth Heartland

Location Address: 4200 Sun N Lake Blvd, Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Heartland
  • Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
  • Largest Employer in the County
  • Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
  • Close knit community with a home town family feel
  • 2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
Work Hours/Shift:

Full-Time/Day


You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Performs moving QA on the treatment unit. 
  • Able to assess that equipment is operating according to physics policy. 
  • Calls appropriate person immediately after equipment malfunctions, clears faults on the unit that have been approved by physics. 
  • Reviews all new starts by checking the blocks, simulation printout, dose and calculation sheet; checks prescription for field verification; uses digital camera to verify patient positioning and field orientation;
  • Checks EMR for prescription and treatment parameters, doses, wedges, and monitor units.  
Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: 
  • Must be able to safely and properly use Linear Accelerator, Treatment Planning Simulator, block cutting system, video monitoring system, and patient tracking and scheduling systems and electronic medical record.
  • Must have excellent clerical skills as needed for record keeping and use of other departmental computer systems and equipment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of an approved program in Radiation Therapy.
  • Registry eligible or currently registered by the ARRT
  • Florida License for Radiation Therapist.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • ARRT (T) (Required)
  • Florida Radiation Therapy Technologist license (Required)
  • BLS (Required)
Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Lead Radiation Therapist, the Radiation Therapist applies ionizing radiation to the patient as prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist.   He/She has the responsibility for the efficient and safe operation of the department with special emphasis on the delivery of the prescribed radiation treatment.  The therapist should understand the mechanics of specific diseases and treatment planning, and be involved in verification of these factors.  He/She will be given the opportunity to do a rotation in simulation to then assume the responsibility for a safe and efficient patient simulation. Will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care/needs of an assigned group of patients.  Must maintain the treatment machine QA and report any malfunctions or discrepancies in output to the Department Physicist.  Responsibility to adhere to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance plan, to the rules and regulations of all local, state and Federal agencies, and to the standards of all accrediting bodies.



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

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