Radiation Therapist PRN

HCA Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 weeks ago

TriStar Skyline Medical Center Nashville, TN

Skyline Medical Center is part of the Tristar family of hospitals: TriStar Skyline Medical Center is Tennessee's first comprehensive stroke center and a national leader in neuroscience. The facility is equipped with 233 beds and offers a full array of acute care services, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics/spine, rehabilitation and emergency services. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, TriStar Skyline is a leading provider of emergency heart care. There are more than 400 physicians on staff, many of whom have offices located right next door in the TriStar Skyline Medical Plaza.

Skyline Medical Center provides support for serious emergencies, with traumatic injury, saving time is crucial. Tristar Skyline is designated to quickly care for severely injured patients and increase chances of survival. Access to emergency treatment across Middle Tennessee and the greater Nashville area. We're located off of I-65, I-24 and Briley Parkway for convenient access. With two helipads located directly outside of the ER to provide rapid response time Trauma rooms located directly inside ambulance entrance Critical care unit, surgical suites and imaging located next to ER for rapid access to diagnosis and treatment.

TriStar Skyline Medical Center is currently looking for a Radiation Therapist - PRN

Position Responsibilities:

The Radiation Therapist functions as an integral member of the radiation oncology team. The Radiation Therapists is responsible for accurately delivering the prescribed course of treatment to each patient and closely monitoring and reporting any discrepancies in the patient setup.

  • Demonstrated responsibility and accountability in the performance of treatment, assessment, and implementation of the prescribed treatment plan

  • Displays professional conduct essential to the well-being of the radiation oncology patient

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the specific conditions, diseases and treatment therapies for the patient population of the department

  • Recognizes changes in the patient's status/condition and reports to appropriate personnel

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and electronic communication skills in order to maintain an accurate Electronic Medical Records

  • Utilizes treatment accessories to accurately reproduce the radiation treatment

  • Expertise in the technical aspects of radiation oncology to include simulation and treatment processes to ensure optimal radiation treatment delivery

  • Ensure that all QA procedures are complete and within tolerances before proceeding with patient treatment as outlined in department policies and procedures (any abnormalities/inconsistencies should be reported to the proper authority)

  • Works closely with the Radiation Oncologist and therapy team to construct immobilization devices or custom blocking techniques that are conducive to conformal radiation therapy

  • Utilizes sophisticated imaging equipment for precise tumor localization

  • Knowledgeable in the areas of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, clinical oncology, radiobiology, radiation physics and radiation safety

  • Has working knowledge of radiation safety principles and practices as defined by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and other regulatory agencies


  • Required: Associate Degree

  • Preferred: Bachelor's Degree


(Appropriate Education may be substituted for partial experience)

  • Required: Graduate from an accredited Radiation Therapy program and certified by the ARRT in Radiation within 6 months of employment

  • Preferred: 3 years or more

Certificate or License:

  • ARRT certification in radiation therapy

  • BLS certified

  • Sate Licensure (If applicable)

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