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Radiation Therapist, PRN

High Point, NC, United States
Job ID: 106249
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12511085232944-Oncology - Radiation

Overview

Join our dynamic team as a PRN, Radiation Therapist and become an integral part of our mission to deliver cutting-edge cancer care.

Position Highlights: 

  • Shift Schedule: PRN, various shifts as needed
  • Location: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem Campus and other locations as needed, such as High Point Medical Center and Lexington Medical Center

What You’ll Need:

  • Associate’s Degree in Radiation Therapy Required, Bachelor’s Degree in Radiation Therapy Preferred
  • Registered & Certified as a Radiation Therapy Technologist by the ARRT or Deemed Registry Eligible & able to sit for the Radiation Therapy Certification Exam
  • Valid CPR Certification – BLS
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills to foster effective teamwork environment
  • Proficient in organization, analytics, basic computer use, and troubleshooting as needed; 

Job Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

  1. Precise Radiation Therapy Technique: Administers prescribed radiation therapy, demonstrating expertise in equipment operation, human anatomy, and patient positioning for effective treatments.
  2. Efficient Care Management: Manages simulation and treatment schedules to ensure efficient, appropriate patient care.
  3. Optimal Patient Setup: Conducts simulations to optimize patient setup for radiation treatments.
  4. Comprehensive Treatment Compliance: Ensures radiation therapy follows the prescribed plan for positive patient outcomes.
  5. Patient Education Advocate: Educates patients and their families to enhance compliance with care plans.
  6. Continuous Skill Enhancement: Stays up-to-date on skills and techniques in the field of radiation therapy; Commits to professional development to maintain technical knowledge to educate other staff members, as well as self.
  7. Organized Workplace Environment: Keeps supplies and equipment organized to promote a positive work setting.

This position involves the possibility of high-stress situations, as well as frequent exposure to infections, hazardous substances, occasional radiation, and possible toxic chemicals. It also includes the risk of injury from equipment, exposure to unpleasant elements, handling varying potential crises, irregular hours, and potential need for judgment/actions that could impact patient outcomes, including the possibility of patient fatality.

If you are a Radiation Therapist looking to make a difference in patient care, we welcome you to be a part of our team at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. Join us and experience the fulfillment of providing exceptional healthcare in a supportive and dynamic environment.  Apply today!