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Radiation Therapist

July 5 2022
Categories Health, Medical, Laboratory, Diagnostics, Medical Imaging, Therapy Services
Toronto, ON

ONA Posting #896577

Position: RADIATION THERAPIST (10 positions)
Reports to: MANAGER
Scale/Grade: E001
Salary Range: $34.33 - $46.69 per hour (Start rate: $34.33 per hour in accordance with collective agreement)
Hours: Variable
Status: Casual


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

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

POSTED DATE: April 7, 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted. network