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Radiation Therapist PRN

Company: Sovah Health - Martinsville
Location: Martinsville
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMartinsville, VA.Who We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville is a full-service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services. Where We Are:In Martinsville, explore culture and arts; enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee you and your family a fun time! Why Choose Us:· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants· Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training· And much more… Position Summary:SOVAH Health in Martinsville, VA., is seeking a PRN Radiation Therapist whose responsibilities include the planning of radiation therapy which includes localization of target volume, construction of blocks and immobilization devices, and the calculation of the radiation dose. Accurately deliver radiation treatment and ensure correct parameters, appropriate documentation, and the maintenance of audible and visual communication during treatment.

  • Verifies patient identification before performing any procedure.
  • Is responsible for planning radiation therapy treatment which includes the localization of the target volume, construction of custom blocks and immobilization devices, calculation of radiation dose, and other planning procedures as required.
  • Accurately delivers the prescribed course of Radiation therapy treatment assuring the correct treatment perimeters, appropriate documentation, and maintenance of visual and audible communication during treatment.
  • Communicates necessary verbal and written instructions regarding treatment reactions, skincare, and diet restrictions to the patient and reports reactions and side effects to the Radiation Oncologist.
  • Is responsible for the proper operation and safety of equipment used to localize and deliver Radiation Therapy.
  • Assists in the preparation, insertion, and film verification of radioactive materials as required.Minimum Education:
    • Completion of ARRT-approved course in Radiation Therapy.
    • Current Certification by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists is required. Required Skills:
      • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
      • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
      • Proficient in planning and delivering Radiation Therapy.
      • Knowledge of Radiological equipment, and computer skills.Typical Physical Demands:
        • Full range of motion of upper and lower extremities. Moving and/or lifting patients and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Pushing equipment > 100 pounds. Dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires corrected vision and hearing within normal ranges. Standing and/or walking for extensive periods. Working under stressful conditions and irregular hours. Potential for exposure to communicable disease and/or body fluid which requires the use of body substance isolation precautions. Required Certification/Licenses:
          • Current Certification by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists is required.
          • Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider required. Minimum Work Experience:
            • One year of Radiation Oncology experience preferred.
            • Membership and participation in local, state, and professional organizations preferred. EEOC Statement:SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Sovah Health - Martinsville, Danville , Radiation Therapist PRN, Healthcare , Martinsville, Virginia

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