Central Zone, Dickson Building - QEII
CANC Radiation Therapy
Type of Employment:
Hourly PT long-assignment (80% FTE) x 2 position(s)
Posting Closing Date:
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.
The Radiation Therapist accurately and precisely prepares a cancer patient and their chart for administration of a course of radiation treatments. This includes fabrication of accessories (such as casts), treatment localization (through operation of conventional simulator and operation of CT scanner with simulation software, treatment calculations (in-depth knowledge of treatment plans, dosimetry and outputs), data entry (for record and verify system and online image acquisition system), treatment delivery including external beam therapy and brachytherapy in the OR (utilizing multiple different units and technologies), handling of radioactive sources and student teaching and precepting (for radiation therapy students, residents and visiting students).
- Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy Program in Canada or a non-Canadian program recognized by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
- Certified with Nova Scotia Association of Medical Radiation Technologists and Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
- Excellent working knowledge of relevant computer software programs
- Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.
Hours of Work
- Long Assignment Part-time (80%) Position; 60 hours bi-weekly
- Beginning November 30, 2020 with an expected end date of November 29, 2021
- These dates are subject to change
$40.7461 - $47.5064 hourly
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.
Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Healthcare bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
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