HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Radiation Therapist in Savannah, Georgia

Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider Memorial Health, committed to building a health community across the greater Savannah area. The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on improving the health and quality of life for residents in the communities we serve. To accomplish this we aim to identify top talent aligned with our values and dedicated to cultivating our mission. We invite you to learn more about the fantastic opportunity, who we are and how you can join our dynamic team.

Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is a 612-bed hospital in Savannah, Georgia. We opened our doors in 1955 and have evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region. We are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies, and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 trauma center, the region's only children's hospital, and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine. Memorial Health proudly serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina.

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We’d love to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals that are committed to delivering the best patient care in the world. Why don't you apply now?

Benefits: We offer you a generous compensation package including: competitive pay, paid time off, 401k, medical, dental vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement and employee stock purchase plan. / / /Seeking a Radiation Therapist for a Full-Time, Days with Rotating Weekends, Position./

*RESPONSIBILITIES* * Makes a positive impression on customers by behaving in ways that are warm, welcoming, professional and helpful and by eliminating barriers that stand in the way of safety and the provision of best practice care. Displays mutualRespect for patients, physicians, team members, visitors, and family/significant others. Demonstrates action of “My Memorial” via keeping interior and exterior surroundings clean and orderly; dressing professionally and displaying team member identification badge at collar level; presenting Memorial in a positive light to others; providing constructive criticism in order to improve Memorial; actively “Create a Safe Day” for patients, Team Members, guests, and myself. Behaves in a Trustful manner by communicating openly and honestly; following through with assignments; behaving in a fair and consistent manner; and supporting teamwork at all levels of the organization. Seeks opportunities to incorporate Enjoyment in the workplace by celebrating accomplishments of the organization, self, and others; and helping to remove barriers to enjoyment in the workplace. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with patients, families, and customers; gains trust and respect. Demonstrates through actions that patients, families, and customers are a priority. Anticipates patient, family and customer needs and actively seeks feedback. Consistently utilizes Patient and Family Centered Care principles and practices as our model of patient care. * Delivers the prescribed dose of ionizing radiation using a variety of complex therapeutic equipment (IMRT and MLC): prepares room and equipment, verifies accuracy of patient set-up and machine parameters, maintains daily treatment records and other records as required to document the course of treatment. * Assist in tumor localization utilizing simulation and topographical landmarks. Calculates dose and treatment unit settings from radiation oncologist’s prescription as needed. * Documents accuracy of treatment by means of micro dosimetry and verification films. * Assists radiation physicists by monitoring treatment unit output, beam quality and alignment. Documents acceptable parameters and reports deviations to physicists and/or supervisor. * Observes and reports any unusual or adverse reactions. Reinforces patient education. Understands and demonstrates skill in appropriate methods of care for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. * Instruct students in the safe use of treatment techniques. Completes student evaluation forms on time.

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Education Preferred * Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy License/Certification Required * Certification from American Registry or Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Therapy * BLS EXPERIENCE: * Use of IMRT and MLC

Job: *Imaging

Title: Radiation Therapist

Location: Georgia-Savannah-Memorial Health UMC Savannah

Requisition ID: 26960-6121