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Radiation Therapist

Smyrna, TN, United States

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Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

You contribute to our success. 


Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our Radiation Oncology team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!


We can offer you a benefits package that will best suit your family’s needs. You can choose from a variety of medical coverage plans that best your lifestyle. You also have the option to enroll in additional perks such as our matching 401k, medical and childcare flex spending accounts, life insurance, tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.


TriStar StoneCrest proudly serves Rutherford County Tennessee and surrounding communities. Our 109-bed hospital offers complete medical care for adults and children, including emergency, surgical, maternity, imaging, cardiology, neurology, orthopaedic, physical medicine, sleep medicine and oncology services. Our medical staff of about 500 physicians includes more than 45 specialties. Many of our physicians have offices on or near the hospital campus. Our entire staff is committed to providing quality and safe patient care while offering compassion and comfort in our modern facility.


What you will do in this role:

The Radiation Therapist must demonstrate an understanding of cancer, radiation biology, radiation therapy techniques, equipment technology, radiation safety and the psychosocial aspects of cancer. Radiation therapists will assist in localizing tumors, participate in treatment planning and deliver doses of ionizing radiation prescribed by a radiation oncologist; use highly sophisticated equipment; and maintain constant patient care and monitoring of treatment plans. The Radiation Therapists are the primary liaison between patients and other members of the radiation oncology team, to include Social Workers and Dietitians. They must remain sensitive to the physical and emotional needs of the patient through good communication, patient assessment, patient monitoring, and patient care skills. Radiation Therapists must maintain a high degree of accuracy and an awareness of safety issues. Ability to use professional and ethical judgment and critical thinking when assisting with treatment planning, recognizing and resolving equipment problems and treatment discrepancies, anticipating patient needs and concerns and determining when treatment should be withheld until a physician can be consulted. They maintain confidentiality of pertinent patient care information to assure that patient's rights are protected. Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships both inter- and intra-departmentally;  to foster good customer relations and to observe the StoneCrest Medical Center Standards. Ability to be knowledgeable and compliant with the Policies, Procedures, and Regulations relating to the Department of Imaging Services. Quality improvement and customer service allow the Radiation Therapist to be a responsible member of the health care team by continually assessing professional performance. Radiation Therapists participate in continuing education for optimal patient care, public education and enhanced knowledge and technical competence. Responsible to correctly enter patient charging and verify billing. The Radiation Therapist will take call as needed, participate in the PI for the department and maintain accurate records.

Qualifications

What qualifications you will need:

~ Graduation from an accredited education program in radiation therapy

~ ARRT R.T.(T) (denotes successful completion of the certification examination), (or registry eligible)

~ 1 year post-graduate experience

~ If not registered, will be required to to obtain registry in Rad Therapy within 6 months of hire or released from position


HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.


If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruitment team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 
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TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center
Facility: TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center
Job ID: 09391-75172
Category: Imaging
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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