Radiation Therapist

Company

Nova Scotia Health Authority

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Location

Eastern Cape Breton Regional Hospital

Duties

Responsibilities

The Radiation Therapist accurately and precisely prepares a cancer patient and their chart for administration of a course of radiation treatments. The Radiation Therapist will function as a key member of the Cancer Treatment Team. It is expected that the therapist will rotate through radiation treatment preparation, simulation, mould room, dosimetry and treatment delivery. The job duties are outlined in the position description.

Requirements

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy Program in Canada or a non-Canadian program recognized by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
Registration with Nova Scotia Association of Medical Radiation Technologists and Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists.
BCLS or CPR Certification
Excellent working knowledge of relevant computer software programs.
Ability to maintain good relationships with patients, families and co-workers
Ability to work with minimum supervision, on a consultative basis, within the health care team
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position
Good attendance and work record
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment

Type of Job

Regular Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1.0 position(s)

Hours

Regular Full-time (100%) Position; 75.0 Hours Bi-weekly

Salary

$38.007 - $44.3133 hourly

Comments

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful applicants will be required to submit a criminal record check and assume any associated costs, as a condition of employment.

This is a Healthcare Unifor Hlthcare Unit Position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

Only online applications are accepted.

Contact

Website

https://jobs.nshealth.ca/job/Cape-Breton-Radiation-Therapist-Nova-B1P-1P3/355616017/

Display Date

2017-10-19

Expiry Date

2017-10-28