The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI), located in Jacksonville, Florida, has an opening for a Radiation Therapist position responsible for performing treatment planning simulations and administering a prescribed course of ionizing radiation to cancer patients. Individual will accurately perform tumor localization using a simulator, CT simulator or other radiographic equipment and will participate in the Quality Assurance Program. Also participates in the billing process for each patient's treatment. Individuals are expected to observe and practice safety methods with patients and personnel. Position requires the ability to adjust to fluctuating work schedules due to patient treatment.
Qualified candidate must have excellent teamwork skills, strong interpersonal, communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills. 1-3 years Radiation Therapist experience preferred (treatment delivery and simulation). Manual dexterity, fine motor skills and the ability to lift 30 – 50 pounds required. Must be a graduate of a program approved by the Council on Allied Health Education and Accrediation for Radiation Therapy Technology. Must be board certified or board-eligible with certification obtained within 6 months in Radiation Therapy Technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Must hold, without interruption, current license as required by the State of Florida for Radiation Therapy Technolgy. Must obtain BCLS certification within 6 months of employment and continually maintain certification.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About UF Health Proton Therapy Institute
Located in Jacksonville, Florida, our proton therapy center is staffed, situated and structured as a major clinical research facility. We serve as a center for multidisciplinary research with 133 published articles involving all interests that touch cancer and its treatment. Our aim is to make proton cancer treatment at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute a confident choice for those who need it most. This means that we’re dedicated to delivering proton cancer treatment in a way that takes the entire patient into account.
We are a Florida Cancer Center of Excellence equipped with state-of-the-art proton therapy, a precise form of radiation that targets tumors while minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissue