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AdventHealth Radiation Therapist PRN in Kissimmee, Florida

Description

Radiation Therapist AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address:

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Kissimmee

  • AdventHealth Kissimmee is an 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

  • AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded to include a new medical office building, patient tower, and new main entrance

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Per Diem

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • 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 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 may administer contrast agents during simulation localization. Immediately reports and documents adverse reactions to the managing physician and operational manager

  • 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

  • May provide supervised education experiences for students that fulfill curriculum requirements of the academic institution

  • Performs additional duties as requested

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

· High School Degree/GED or equivalent

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

· Radiation Therapy Associate in Science Degree or Years of experience equivalent

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

· Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

· Licensed by the State as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT)

· Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

· N/A

GENERAL 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

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

Category: Radiology/Imaging

Organization: AdventHealth Kissimmee

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Kissimmee

Req ID: 21030872

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.

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