HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Radiation Therapist PRN in Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi Medical Center – Corpus Christi, TX

Radiation Therapist

Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.

We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.

Corpus Christi Medical Center is a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including:
* 24-hour Emergency Services

  • Bariatric Services

  • Behavioral Health Services

  • Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment

  • Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery

  • Diagnostic Imaging/MRI

  • Breast Diagnostic Center

  • Inpatient Rehabilitation

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Level I, II, III

  • Maternal and Neonatal Transport

  • Neurosurgical and Neurological Services

  • Orthopedic Services

  • Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation

  • Women’s Health Center
    Corpus Christi Medical Center is currently looking for anRadiation Therapist PRN.

    Responsibilities:

  • Manually calculates and/or verifies monitor units calculations.

  • Prepares room and equipment for patient by gathering all necessary equipment and setup devices.

  • Uses hand and couch controls, sets appropriate treatment unit parameters.

  • Activates the treatment unit and delivers the prescribed dose of radiation.

  • Obtains appropriate port films on patients when prescribed; makes adjustments in field placement as needed.

  • Maintains visual and/or audible communication with the patient during treatment.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Instructs and educates patients and families.

  • Develops films, stocks darkroom and maintains processor chemistry.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

    Qualifications:

  • American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) State licensure as Radiologic Technologist . Employment is contingent upon employee obtaining board certification and State Licensure within first 30 days of employment.

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Radiation Therapy.

  • Certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support.

  • Radiation Therapy experience preferred, to include clinical experience in therapy and dosimetry.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

  • Willing to participate in on-call schedule rotation.

Job: *Imaging

Title: Radiation Therapist PRN

Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area

Requisition ID: 08298-9214