Radiation Therapist I
in St. John's, NL

St. John's, NL
Term
Experienced
$30.93 - $39.12 / hour
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Competition Number: 2022003925

Location: Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre
Radiation Therapist I (Revised)
Cancer Care Program
Temporary, Full Time (until September 1, 2023 with possibility of extension)
REL11889

Hours
75 bi-weekly (8 hour day shifts)
Salary
LX-28, ($30.93 - $39.12) plus $12,148 annual market differential*, signing bonus up to $10,000 and relocation may be available for a return in service. For more information, please contact [email protected]
*subject to Government of Newfoundland and Labrador approval annually)
Competition Number
2022003925
Posted Date
7 September 2022
Closing Date
Open until filled.

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.
Job Summary
The Radiation Therapist I provides a high standard of technical performance and patient care in the planning and delivery of accurate and precise treatment with ionizing radiation. This includes the administration of radiation treatments according to physician's prescription and set-up instructions to deliver a precisely measured dose to the defined tumour volume with minimal damage to the surrounding tissue. The Radiation Therapist I also assists in maintaining the daily appointment system through discussion with the Radiation Therapist II and the booking clerk; explains procedures, treatments and side effects to patients; participates in the simulation process to ensure accuracy and reproducibility of all positioning required for patient treatment; maintains accurate treatment records by recording treatment parameters daily to furnish documentary evidence of patient's treatment; participates in departmental quality assurance programs; performs weekly quality assurance checks on treatment charts; and performs other related duties.
Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):

  • Regularly lifts or moves objects less than 10 lbs. (i.e. supplies, linens, charts, etc.), and occasionally objects between 10-50 lbs. (i.e. lead shielding, supplies, equipment, breast board, immobilization devices, and lifting beam modifying equipment), requiring strength and endurance.
  • Pushes and pulls patients over 50 lbs. in order to position/reposition them to perform treatments.
  • Regularly stands, walks, or sits for extended periods when performing procedures/treatments, or reviewing data on monitors.
  • Constantly performs fine finger or precision work using various controls on machines requiring very controlled movements.
  • Uses hand tools that require accurate control and steadiness. Gross motor skills are also required to reposition patients.


Job Qualifications

  • Graduation from an approved (recognized) Radiation Therapy program is required.
  • Current registration and member in good standing with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) in Radiation Therapy is required.
  • A satisfactory record of work performance is required.


If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit.
 

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: [email protected] Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.

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About Eastern Health

We are the largest health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada serving residents on the Avalon, Burin and Bonavista Peninsulas.

Our Vision

Healthy People, Healthy Communities

Eastern Health’s vision is Healthy People, Healthy Communities. This vision is based on the understanding that both the individual and the community have important roles to play in maintaining good health.

We work with the communities we serve, and partner with others who share a commitment to improving health and well-being, to help us achieve this vision.

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