Medical Radiation Therapist
St. Catharines, ON
The Radiation Therapy Department at the Walker Family Cancer Centre (WFCC) is an expanding program that provides state-of-the-art treatment planning, simulation, and treatment for external beam radiation. Our centre has 3 Linear Accelerators and a CT simulator. The radiation therapist works within a multi-disciplinary department team consisting of Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicists, Oncology Nursing, Booking Clerks, Secretaries, and Health Care Aides who collaboratively provide comprehensive patient-centred support to create the best patient experience per the values of Niagara Health. The duties and responsibilities of the Radiation Therapist include administering radiation treatment according to a radiation oncologists' orders for the delivery of radiation planning and treatment, adherence to the College of Medical Radiation Imaging Technologists of Ontario (CMRITO) Standards of Practice, documentation of technical and patient related treatment information, integrating reflection, critical thinking, education, and relevant practical experience in problem-solving. The Therapist will take active participation in quality assurance programs and will be required to perform other related duties and activities as assigned.
o Graduate of an accredited Medical Radiation Technology Program in Radiation Therapy.
o Current registration with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario in Radiation Therapy M.R.T(T).
o Current CMRITO membership
o Current BCLS certification with ongoing re-certification mandatory
o Excellent technical, communication, organizational, patient assessment, and critical analysis skills
o Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
o Demonstrated adaptability, flexibility, compassion, initiative when dealing with patients/families
o Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize workload
o Applies NH values and professional practice standards to patient/client care and service
o Knowledge of computer systems and general office software
o Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) will be considered an asset
o Consistent and regular attendance required
o Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a new hire requirement of the job unless you have an exemption based on medical or on a ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code
$34.728 TO $47.577
65 Third Street, Welland, ON