Radiation Therapist (SMC)

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
August 5, 2021
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Type
PRN  

Description

Radiation Therapist (SMC)

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Spartanburg Medical Center
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Per Diem - Days - 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Professional/Technical
  • Job Grade 026
  • Req #: 40798

Summary

Position Summary

Under the immediate supervision of the department manager, Radiation Oncologists, and RNs in Radiation Oncology department the Patient Care Associate assists the physician and nurses in the complete care of the therapy patient and carries out nursing duties as prescribed by the physicians.  The Patient Care Associate promotes a positive attitude to ensure a high level of care.  The Associate runs errands and transports patients when necessary; they assist the patients from wheelchairs into exam rooms as needed.

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy Program

License/Registration/Certifications   

  • Current ARRT certification in Radiation Therapy or Board Eligible
  • License through SCQRSA once ARRT Certification is obtained

Preferred Requirements

Preferred Experience

  • 1  year in a progressive radiation oncology department

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications        

  • Member of the ASRT
  • Member of the SCSRT

 

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Must be able to withstand the stress and demands of an active position
  • Must be able to withstand many long hours of standing, Walking, stooping, bending and sitting
  • Must be able to lift or move patients and equipment as needed
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination and adequate vision needed in daily operation of high-tech equipment
  • Must be able to respond calmly and efficiently in a crisis situation
  • Must be able to lead and direct work of others to insure organization and accuracy in all areas
  • Must be able work as team member with peers, departmental staff, as well as other hospital staff
  • Work independently and be on call after hours as assigned

 

Additional Information

Spartanburg Regional is an integrated healthcare system that provides care from birth to hospice. As a partner with the community for 90 years, we have earned a reputation for technological excellence. With more than 5,600 employees, Spartanburg Regional prides itself in being one of the most recognized healthcare facilities in Upstate South Carolina. A long list of accolades and accomplishments keep our employees proud. We believe the pride and quality in our organization is the result of a focused effort of our staff and resources.

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