Radiation Therapist Student – Linac Machine Warm-Up, Part-Time, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Company

Radiation Treatment Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

The Radiation Treatment Program at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre / Odette Cancer Centre (OCC) in Toronto has opening for 2 part-time linac machine warm-up student positions for immediate hire. The OCC is a comprehensive cancer centre and the sixth largest cancer program in North America. The OCC provides outstanding patient care and excellence in both academic research and teaching. The centre treats about 6,500 new patients per year. The radiation program has 12 Elekta linear accelerators, 1 MRI-Linac, 1 Gamma Knife, a dedicated brachytherapy suite that houses extensive HDR and LDR programs treating GYN, breast, GU, and skin cancers, and 1 orthovoltage unit. Simulation and planning equipment include 3 wide-bore Philips CT simulators, 1 Philips PET/CT simulator, a 1.5T Philips MR-RT simulator, and a 3T Philips MR simulator, Pinnacle, MIMvista, Oncentra, Variseed, Ergo, GammaPlan, and Monaco TPSs. Mosaiq is the R&V system in-use.

Location

2075 Bayview Ave., Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5

Duties

The main duty is to carry out a linac machine warm-up and quality assurance activities in the morning, for 2 hours, before the clinical treatments begin. Full training provided by the clinical experts and will be under full supervision each morning. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience with clinical linear accelerators and to interact and gain familiarity of working in a collegial radiation therapy environment. Acquaintances with the radiation treatment professionals is also a plus.

Requirements

An enrolled radiation therapist student at the Michener Institute.
Reliable transportation is a must.

Start Date

2016-02-01

Hours

2 hours a day (6:30-8:30am), 10 hours per week, M-F

Salary

$14/hr + benefits

Comments

All levels of students/trainees are welcome to apply.

Contact

Name

Dr. Steve Babic

Display Name

Dr. Steve Babic

Title

Deputy Head, Medical Physics

Address

2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5

Telephone

416-480-6100 x.1095

Email

steve.babic@sunnybrook.ca

Display Date

2016-01-14

Expiry Date

2016-01-22