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Job Number:
J0119-0943
Job Title:
Radiation Therapist
Status:
Permanent Casual
Department:
Radiation Therapy
Hours:
Shifts can occur M-F, shifts between 7am-8pm
Union:
Non Union
Job Category:
Healthcare Professional
Number Of Positions:
1
Date Posted:
January 22, 2019
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Southlake Regional Health Centre is a full-service and award-winning hospital with a provincial mandate to deliver advanced diagnostic and treatment services. Recognized nationally and internationally for outstanding dedication to the delivery of safe, quality healthcare services and its commitment to creating and sustaining a vibrant culture, Southlake has also received the highest possible designation from Accreditation Canada; one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Award.

Job Summary

The Cancer Centre operating hours are 0700-2000. Shifts are scheduled within these hours based on operational needs.

The purpose of a Radiation Therapist is to provide safe, timely and accurate simulation, planning and delivery of radiation therapy treatment as prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist. In addition, Radiation Therapists are expected to educate patients on potential treatment related toxicities and their management and respond appropriately to the varying needs of each patient through co-ordination of care with other health professionals.
Radiation Therapists may participate in one or more of a range of activities based on operational need of the department, which together encompass the full extent of their professional training. Activities may include but not be limited to: treatment planning, treatment delivery, patient care, patient immobilization and positioning, imaging, quality assurance, clinical education, clinical applications, and research. All radiation therapists are expected to contribute to the teaching/training of students and peers.
Radiation Therapists are required to practice in accordance with provincial professional 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.
Radiation Therapists are expected to ensure safe, timely and accurate delivery of radiation therapy to patients.

Qualifications

• Graduate of recognized Radiation Therapy Training Program.
• 2 years clinical experience preferred.
• Current registration with CMRTO and CAMRT.
• Current CPR certification.
• Good computer skills.
• Good time management and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal.
• Good analytical and problem solving skills.
• Innovative and willing to learn.
• Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
• Demonstrated problem assessment skills
• Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork
• Demonstrated individual leadership skills

Health & Safety Workplace Responsibilities:

It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace. Employees must adhere to the duties of workers, as stipulated in Section 28 of the OH&S Act, as well as all Southlake OH&S policies and procedures. Must be able to perform all necessary bona fide duties for the position, as outlined in the position guide. Must review and be capable of performing duties the Job Demands Analysis for the position as a condition of offer. Proven ability to attend work regularly as per the Attendance Support Policy.
Accommodation & Diversity in the Workplace
At Southlake, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. We are dedicated to building a work place that reflects the diversity of our community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities, visible minorities, aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to diversity within our organization. Southlake is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and will work proactively through all stages of recruitment to create a barrier free process and to provide accommodation as required.

At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.

Southlake Regional Health Centre
596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario   L3Y 2P9
Tel: 905-895-4521   |   TTY: 905-952-3062
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