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Radiation Therapist - Atrium Health Pineville

Date: Jul 5, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 200436

Position Number: 00145699

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: Monday- Friday varying hours 6am -6pm

Standard Hours: 4.00

Department Name: Radiation Therapy

Location: Atrium Health Pineville

Location Details:  Will float between Pineville, University, Union, NorthEast, Stanly, Rock Hill, Lancaster, Morehead,

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
Responsible for the optimum treatment delivery for radiation therapy patients with ionizing radiation in accordance with the written directive of the Radiation Oncologist, and under the direct supervision of the Chief Radiation Therapist. On an as needed basis, the PRN Radiation Therapist may travel to multiple LCI Radiation Oncology locations to provide coverage.
This job requires rotation between multiple radiation sites in the Charlotte Metro area including Pineville, University, Union, Northeast, Stanly, Rock Hill, Lancaster, Morehead and Cleveland.
Essential Functions

 

 

  • Treats patients with ionizing radiation in adherence to all regulatory guidelines.
  • Monitors all equipment parameters, documents equipment malfunctions and understands all emergency and safety procedures of all equipment.
  • Maintains accurate medical records and treatment schedules.
  • Recognizes and reports patient concerns and physical problems to appropriate personnel.
  • Documents treatments and other associated details in the radiation oncology EMR.
  • Communicates instructions and procedures to patients and their families.
  • Assists with the clinical instruction of Radiation Therapy Students.
  • Demonstrates the ability to rapidly grasp procedures and processes that may have slight variation from site to site.
  • Provides radiation therapist coverage at LCI Radiation Oncology sites on the Atrium hospital campuses of Morehead, NorthEast, Cleveland, Stanly, Union, University, Pineville, as well as Lancaster Radiation Therapy and Rock Hill Radiation Therapy if needed.
  • Must be able to cover up to two sites periodically in the same day.
Physical Requirements
This position requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Must speak and understand English. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly and make decisions to changes on the unit.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Graduate of an AMA approved school of Therapeutic Radiology or international equivalent. ARRT registered. BLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required. Must obtain and maintain a South Carolina Radiation Therapist license at time of hire if primary sites are Rock Hill or Lancaster. Otherwise, within 30 days of hire.

 

 

 

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


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