Location: Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre
Radiation Therapist I
Cancer Care Program - Radiation Oncology Therapy
70 bi-weekly (8-hour days, on-call and standby required * must report to work within 30 minutes when on-call)
LX-28 ($31.55 - $39.90 per hour) plus $29,659 annual market differential*
The following Sign on incentives are available and can be combined:
1. Signing bonus up to $10,000
2. $25,000 - $50,000 Come Home Year Incentive. https://www.gov.nl.ca/releases/2023/health/0126n09/
3. Relocation available
4. Student bursary up to $10,000
For more information on bursaries/incentives please visit www.workinhealthnl.ca/incentives or email [email protected]
*subject to Government of Newfoundland and Labrador approval annually
14 March 2023
Opened Until Filled
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.
The Radiation Therapist I provide 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.
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.
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 and attendance is required.
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 an updated resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, daytime contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee numbers 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 will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.