Under the general supervision of the Radiation Therapy Manager and according to established policies and procedures for various age groups of patients, the Radiation Therapist delivers radiation therapy treatments to patients referred for radiation therapy.
They render patient treatments utilizing information provided by simulation, dosimetry and the physician’s treatment orders.
Keeps treatment records and prepares operational reports as required.
Other areas of involvement include, but are not limited to, simulations, calculations, machine operations with efficient use of treatment units and radiation safety, preparing the treatment room, positioning patients and monitoring patients during the procedure.
Performs job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Graduate of an accredited school of Radiation Therapy.
Board certified or board-eligible with certification obtained within 6 months required.
Radiation Therapy Technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist.
Must hold and maintain current license as required by the State of Florida for Radiation Therapy Technology.
Must hold and maintain BCLS certification within 6 months of employment.
Internal Number: 190000QR
About Tampa General Hospital
Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, TGH is licensed for 1,007 beds, and with more than 8,000 employees, is one of the region’s largest employers.
TGH is the area’s only level I trauma center and one of just four burn centers in Florida. With five medical helicopters* we transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. The hospital is home to one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country. TGH is a nationally designated comprehensive stroke center, and has a 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children’s Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric kidney transplant services and one of just three outpatient pediatric dialysis units in the state. As the region’s leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is comm...itted to providing area residents with excellent and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.
Tampa General Hospital was named the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report, 2018-19, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in six medical specialties: Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence. TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded disease-specific certification in six medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).