Radiation Therapist – Radiation Oncology – Altamonte in Altamonte Springs, FL at FH Altamonte

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/10/2018
  • Job ID:
    270767
  • Job Function
    Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital

Job Description



Radiation Therapist – Radiation Oncology – Altamonte

Florida Hospital Altamonte seeks to hire a Radiation Therapist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents. As the largest satellite campus within the Florida Hospital system, Florida Hospital Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973. The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 8a – 5p



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
  • Record and verify system (Preferred)
  • Electronic Health Record (Preferred)
  • 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 Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • 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.
  • Performs morning Quality Assurance (QA) on the treatment unit. Assesses whether all equipment is operating according to physics policy. Calls appropriate person immediately after equipment malfunctions.
  • Assists in maintaining department supplies
  • Provides supervised education experiences for students that fulfill curriculum requirements of the academic institution.
  • 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 Florida Hospital Altamonte and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Radiation Oncology, Radiation Therapist, Altamonte



Position Location:  Altamonte Springs
Job:  Imaging
Organization:  Florida Hospital
Primary Location:  US-FL-Altamonte Springs
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Sep 10, 2018, 7:57:29 AM

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