BC Cancer Vancouver Centre, $36.35 to $45.36 per hour
What you’ll do
Provide patient care by performing duties such as patient assessment, reviewing patient and family history, educating patients and families on treatment process and side effects and recommending self-care measures. Consult with and/or refer patients to members of other health care disciplines as required.
Perform treatment planning procedures by:
Constructing immobilization and beam directional and shaping devices.
Using simulation and related equipment for the generation and verification of treatment plans.
Positioning and marking patient to ensure optimal dose distribution & reproducibility of treatment plan.
Performing manual and computerized planning calculations for radiation treatment techniques.
Review, interpret and implement radiation treatment prescriptions for brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy which includes computerized treatment plans, use of immobilizing and beam modifying devices and, accurate dose calculations. Maintain accurate treatment record.
Assist the patient in the interpretation of the treatment plan and evaluate the patient’s understanding of treatment and side effects. Ensure that patients and their families are aware of services available at BC Cancer and in the community.
Maintain patient records by collecting and documenting information related to the patient and health care history, radiation therapist assessment, symptom and side effect management, and patient and family education.
What you bring
Degree in Radiation Therapy or recognized certificate and Canadian Association for Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) Certified.
Within the preceding five (5) years, the successful completion of Radiation Therapy training program or active employment as a Radiation Therapist.
Current CPR (Level C) certification.
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Wage: $36.35 to $45.36 per hour
600 W 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Rotating Shifts; As per operationally required
What we do
BC Cancer bccancer.bc.ca provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.