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Radiation Therapist

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Savannah
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Radiation Therapist? At Memorial Health University Medical Center, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.BenefitsMemorial Health University Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Radiation Therapist like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsAs an integral member of the multidisciplinary team that makes up the Radiation Oncology Department, the Radiation Therapist will have a significant impact on the improvement of human life. The primary job of the Radiation Therapist is to administer therapeutic radiation to patients while providing the highest quality of patient care possible.What you will do in this role:* You will explain procedure to patient; you will reinforce Radiation Oncologist's advice to patient regarding reactions to treatment and their care.* You will prepare patient for radiological procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into a specified position and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.* You will operate diagnostic equipment, process images, and prepare room with the necessary equipment and supplies for the procedure.* You will minimize radiation to patient and staff by practicing radiation safety.* You will have responsibilities relating to ensuring a positive patient encounter including: maintaining accurate patient records, scheduling patients, overseeing patient transportation, ordering supplies and sustaining a clean, healthy work environment.What qualifications you will need:* A graduate from an American Medical Association (AMA) approved school of Radiation Therapy Technology is required* An American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Radiation Therapy (ARRT-T) is required* A State License may be required. (South Carolina: SCRQSA), (Florida: State of Florida Radiology Technologist.) (Georgia: no requirement.)* A current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required
    * A minimum of 1-year experience as Radiology Technologist is highly preferred This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Memorial Health University Medical Center has provided quality healthcare services since 1955, giving patients access to highly-trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 600+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities that serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. Located in Savannah, Georgia, 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 I trauma center and children's hospital, as well as the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine.
    At Memorial Health, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.
    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Radiation Therapist opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Savannah , Radiation Therapist, Healthcare , Savannah, Georgia

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