DRCC RADIATION THERAPIST

Company

Lakeridge Health

Location

Oshawa, Ontario

Duties

POSITION SUMMARY:
To perform all aspects of the radiation treatment process: patient care, patient education, simulation, treatment planning, treatment delivery and treatment monitoring within the regional radiation therapy program (Oshawa/Peterborough) in compliance with the Standards of Practice of the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Perform all radiation treatment and planning procedures to ensure accurate delivery of a prescribed course of radiation therapy including: simulation, treatment delivery, basic dosimetry and brachytherapy;
* Maintain an accurate record of all aspects of the treatment procedure, calculations, dose and all other relevant information;
* Educate patients in all aspects of their prescribed treatment in accordance with the teaching standards as set out in MDRCC policy;
* Interpret, assess and verify all treatment parameters, including dose distribution, simulator images, treatment accessories and R&V data;
* Assess patient related problems and decide on the appropriate course of action;
* Perform daily quality assurance procedures for assigned unit;
* Maintain updated knowledge of departmental techniques and policies;
* Participate in the development and execution of quality assurance procedures;
* Maintain continuing competency through attending continuing education programs;
* Work at satellite locations within regional program (Peterborough); and
* Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
* MRT(T). Graduate of a recognized Radiation Therapy training program with registration with the Canadian Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario;
* Membership of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists recommended;
* Current CPR registration;
* Excellent technical, communication and interpersonal skills;
* Demonstrated initiative, problem solving skills and adaptability;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
* Must have a satisfactory performance record;
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety;
programs and practices including staff, patient, and environmental safety and participation in regular in service education in this area; and
* Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and OPSEU Local 348.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.

Lakeridge Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment and to preventing the transmission of COVID 19 infections among Lakeridge Health team members and our patients. New Lakeridge Health team members will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 during their Post-offer/Pre-employment Health Assessment, subject to any exemptions recognized under the Ontario Human Rights code.

Hours

8 HOUR DAY SHIFTS; SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Salary

$34.42 - $47.15 per hour

Comments

DRCC RADIATION THERAPIST
RADIATION THERAPY
DURHAM REGIONAL CANCER CENTRE
REGULAR PART TIME & TEMPORARY PART TIME

Contact

Name

Kristen Piercey

Title

Talent Acquisition Assistant, Human Resources

Email

kpiercey@lh.ca

Job Posting Link

Lakeridge Healthwebsite

Display Date

2022-11-23

Expiry Date

2022-12-24