Radiation Oncology Therapist

Job Description

TriStar Horizon MedicalCenter - Dickson, TN
 
Celebrating over 50years of providing quality healthcare to Dickson, TN and the surroundingcommunities, TriStar Horizon MedicalCenter is a fully accredited, 157-bed regional medical center. We offer afull array of services including cardiology, diagnostic imaging, emergency,inpatient rehabilitation, oncology, orthopaedics, and women's services. As anAccredited Chest Pain Center and a Primary Stroke Center, TriStar Horizon is aleading provider of emergency heart and stroke care.
 
In May 2015, TriStarHorizon opened TriStar Natchez ER, an 8-bed full service ER locatedat the TriStar Natchez Medical Park on Highway 46. In addition to the existing26-bed emergency room at TriStar Horizon, this full service ER providesemergency care as well as imaging services and comprehensive laboratorytesting.
 
TriStar Horizon Medical Center is looking for a Radiation Oncology Therapist (PRN/As Needed).




Office Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm





POSITION SUMMARY

  • Demonstratesknowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, andcare of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served.  
  • Promotes customer service initiative. 
  • Provides treatment of cancer patients with ionizing radiation. 
  • Accuratelyadminister radiation therapy treatments to patients. 
  • Verify prescribedtreatment dose before each treatment; verify fields to be treated, and anglesto be used. 
  • Assure placement of protective devices in order to shield otherwisehealthy exposed tissue of patients. 
  • Place and immobilize patient to ensureaccurate treatment.  
  • Maintain constantvisual and intercom contact with the patient during treatment to assure patientremains in the proper position. 
  • Observe patient daily for unusual reaction andreport any abnormal conditions to the radiation oncologist. 
  • Clearly charttreatment details in the patient’s medical record. 
  • Provides verification filmson each patient treated. 
  • Check treatment records daily and weekly formathematical or documentation error. 
  • Provides appropriate teaching to patientsand families. 
  • Follow radiation safety principles, keep work area clean/organized,and follow The Joint Commission and other regulatory standards. 
  • Educate radiation therapystudents to principles and practices of profession. 
  • Participates in PerformanceImprovement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. 
  • Maintainscultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors,co-workers and all other customers. 
  • Promotes a supportive, team-work orientedenvironment. 
  • Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan,mission, vision and values of Horizon.


Job Requirements


  • Graduateof an accredited school of radiation therapy technology 
  • Certification inRadiation Therapy Technology by the American Registry of RadiologicTechnologist. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certificationrequired within 90 days of hire or promotion. 


Job Snapshot

Location US-TN-Dickson
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Horizon Medical Center

At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life. That's more than just a privilege. At HCA, it's our calling. Since our founding nearly 50 years ago, we have followed a vision of healthcare the way it should be: patient-centered, constantly evolving and constantly improving, practiced with integrity and compassion. We all have a role in making this vision a reality. Together, we can make a difference in people's lives and build a thriving, healthier world.

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US-TN-Dickson

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Horizon Medical Center
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US-TN-Dickson
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Per Diem
Employment Type:
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N/A
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Health Care
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Job Description

TriStar Horizon MedicalCenter - Dickson, TN
 
Celebrating over 50years of providing quality healthcare to Dickson, TN and the surroundingcommunities, TriStar Horizon MedicalCenter is a fully accredited, 157-bed regional medical center. We offer afull array of services including cardiology, diagnostic imaging, emergency,inpatient rehabilitation, oncology, orthopaedics, and women's services. As anAccredited Chest Pain Center and a Primary Stroke Center, TriStar Horizon is aleading provider of emergency heart and stroke care.
 
In May 2015, TriStarHorizon opened TriStar Natchez ER, an 8-bed full service ER locatedat the TriStar Natchez Medical Park on Highway 46. In addition to the existing26-bed emergency room at TriStar Horizon, this full service ER providesemergency care as well as imaging services and comprehensive laboratorytesting.
 
TriStar Horizon Medical Center is looking for a Radiation Oncology Therapist (PRN/As Needed).




Office Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm





POSITION SUMMARY

  • Demonstratesknowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, andcare of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served.  
  • Promotes customer service initiative. 
  • Provides treatment of cancer patients with ionizing radiation. 
  • Accuratelyadminister radiation therapy treatments to patients. 
  • Verify prescribedtreatment dose before each treatment; verify fields to be treated, and anglesto be used. 
  • Assure placement of protective devices in order to shield otherwisehealthy exposed tissue of patients. 
  • Place and immobilize patient to ensureaccurate treatment.  
  • Maintain constantvisual and intercom contact with the patient during treatment to assure patientremains in the proper position. 
  • Observe patient daily for unusual reaction andreport any abnormal conditions to the radiation oncologist. 
  • Clearly charttreatment details in the patient’s medical record. 
  • Provides verification filmson each patient treated. 
  • Check treatment records daily and weekly formathematical or documentation error. 
  • Provides appropriate teaching to patientsand families. 
  • Follow radiation safety principles, keep work area clean/organized,and follow The Joint Commission and other regulatory standards. 
  • Educate radiation therapystudents to principles and practices of profession. 
  • Participates in PerformanceImprovement activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. 
  • Maintainscultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors,co-workers and all other customers. 
  • Promotes a supportive, team-work orientedenvironment. 
  • Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan,mission, vision and values of Horizon.


Job Requirements


  • Graduateof an accredited school of radiation therapy technology 
  • Certification inRadiation Therapy Technology by the American Registry of RadiologicTechnologist. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certificationrequired within 90 days of hire or promotion. 


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