Radiation Therapist PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    7/20/2019
  • Job ID:
    19008921
  • Job Family
    Cancer Institute
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description
Radiation Therapist AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33613

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Tampa
  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Can properly interpret patient treatment plan and execute patient position and treatment delivery per dosimetry requirements.
  • Can safely and effectively operate linear accelerator to deliver prescribed dose under supervision of Radiation Oncologist.
  • Can safely and effectively operate simulation equipment in such a manner as to simulate the prescribed “fields” as directed by the Radiation Oncologist.
  • Can independently administer treatment and fulfill daily obligations to expedite transportation, scheduling, billing, patient placement, education, and nutritional needs.
  • Collaborate with department management to smoothly transition paperwork-based documentation system to EMR while maintaining JCAHO and hospital standards.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: 
  • Ability to learn and use Radiation Therapy software packages such as ARIA, Argus, and SMS clinicals.
  • Ability to quickly learn and follow departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain responsibility for all FH continuing and annual education.
  • Responsible to maintain all required registries and licenses to perform Radiation Therapy.
  • Ability to follow Basic Radiation Safety concepts of time, distance, and shielding to keep exposure levels ALARA for patients and staff. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate from an AMA approved School of Radiation Therapy
  • Clinical hours from an approved AMA School of Radiation Therapy

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • ARRT registered or registry eligible; Board certified
  • State of Florida Therapy license
  • BLS Certification
Job Summary:

Radiation Therapists work with physicians, a medical physicist, and a manager to simulate and administer ionizing radiation therapy to patients. Radiation therapy integrates scientific knowledge and technical skills with effective patient interaction to provide quality patient care and effective therapeutic treatment. Radiation therapists must maintain a high level of accuracy and cognition while executing proper patient positioning and isocenter placement.



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

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