Florida Hospital East Orlando seeks to hire a Radiation Therapist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Florida Hospital East Orlando, a 293-bed full service community hospital that serves as one of Florida Hospital's seven satellite facilities, became part of the Florida Hospital system in 1990. At Florida Hospital East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients' quality of life through a holistic approach to health care — mind, body and spirit — while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation. During the past ten years, we've invested more than $122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded emergency room, a center for Medical Simulation and Education, a Children's Emergency Center, a Renovated Cancer Institute, and a new 40-bed inpatient nursing unit. The hospital is also home to the Florida Hospital Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando as well as a comprehensive urology program.
The department of Radiation Oncology is dedicated to providing the most highly advanced program of treatment and patient care available to cancer patients. Our Radiation Oncology staff provide expert technical and clinical care, and are attentive to meeting our patient's needs. 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 this front office opportunity with Florida Hospital East Orlando.
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.
Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) Radiation Therapy Program (Preferred)
Record and verify system (Preferred)
Electronic Health Record (Preferred)
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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
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 East Orlando and apply online today.
Radiation Therapist, Radiation, Therapy, East Orlando
Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.