Radiation Therapist

Cleveland Clinic

Vero Beach, FL

Job posting number: #7112256 (Ref:ccf16785746)

Posted: September 29, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

As a Radiation Therapist, you will provide therapeutic and patient care services for the purpose of delivering radiation therapy as prescribed by a physician.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.

Responsibilities:

  • Determines and delivers appropriate patient treatment plan in collaboration with physician and dosimetrist.
  • Monitors and documents patient's condition, reports any adverse reactions.
  • Assesses and educates patients according to specific department protocols.
  • Positions patients and selects anatomic/technical parameters accurately.
  • Checks and adjusts necessary equipment, including linear accelerator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of a CAHEA approved School of Radiation Therapy technology or registry eligible.

Certifications:

  • ARRT Registered Technologist, RT(T) in good standing. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. State licensure (RL) if required by state law.

Complexity of Work:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with patients who are under physical and emotional stress.
  • The ability to utilize computer programs to input data base and capture information.

Work Experience:

  • Experience with radiation oncology specific electronic medical record as well as record and verify.
  • Experience with external radiation therapy, IMRT, IGRT and CT simulation preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform duties while walking, standing, stooping, reaching and lifting.
  • Ability to lift materials weighing up to 35 lbs. Ability to push/pull over 100 lbs. Dexterity sufficient to perform computer functions.
  • Safe Operating Procedure for x-ray generating equipment.
  • Ability to work the hours of operation - flexible. Ability to take "call" on weekdays and weekends based on a rotational schedule.
  • Ability to float to other CCHS facilities when needed.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.



By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.


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