Radiation Therapist, 6 positions available
University Health Network
PRINCESS MARGARET Cancer Centre
WHO ARE WE
The vision of the Radiation Therapy department at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is to be the leading radiation therapy department in the world. To that end, we are seeking exceptional Radiation Therapists who demonstrate a commitment to personalized patient care and excellence through the integration of clinical practice, research and education. In our fast paced work environment, we lead practice innovation by encouraging disciplined inquiry and the development of clinical expertise, then sharing that expertise with our community.
While you may be assigned to a specific team, you will be expected to contribute to the successful functioning of all teams, to ensure safe, timely and accurate radiation therapy of all patients. The radiation therapist may participate in one or more of a range of activities within the full scope of radiation therapy practice.
You will be expected to demonstrate and maintain expert knowledge of state-of-the-art radiation therapy techniques and technology to ensure safe, timely and accurate radiation therapy of patients. You will demonstrate expertise in patient assessment and supportive care, including patient education and symptom management. You will be expected to create and maintain a safe and supportive environment for a variety of learners, including students and colleagues as they engage in education and continuous practice improvement activities. Expectations for academic contribution will be greater in key areas of individual expertise. You will be required to practice in accordance with the CAMRT competency profile and CMRTO standards of practice and legislated regulations. Contribution to a high standard of care will be measured through knowledge and utilization of departmental protocols and professional standards of practice.
Graduate of a recognized Radiation Therapy training program
Commitment to integrated approach to education, research and clinical practice
Strong work ethic, with exceptional technical, supportive care and teaching skills
Passionate about the profession, and committed to self-directed, life-long learning
Emotionally intelligent, caring and empathetic
Creative, problem solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Evidence of commitment to team building and inter-professional teamwork
Ability to function independently and able to take the initiative in complex clinical situations
Demonstrates core values of UHN in the execution of their duties
Aligned to the mission and vision of the Radiation Medicine Program
Current registration with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification
Authorized nuclear energy worker
various hours and shifts as required
Salary Range: $33.65 - $45.77 per hour (Start rate: $33.65 per hour in accordance with collective agreement)