Radiation Therapist

Clinical (Non-Nursing)



Labor Pool

Day Shift

Riverside Shore Cancer Center, located in Onancock VA, is currently seeking a labor pool Radiation Therapist.

Job Summary: Works under the direction of the senior therapist and Director, Radiation Oncology Services. Applies ionizing radiation to the patient in accordance with the prescription and instructions of the Radiation Oncologist. Assists the physics staff with patient planning and performs QA on treatment equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. In addition, this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the departmental policy and procedure guide.

Education: Graduate of an ARRT approved school or program.

Certification: Must be registered or eligible for registration by the ARRT, CPR Required.

Experience: 1 year experience in a clinical setting preferred. Experience acquired from an approved radiation therapy program on caring for cancer patients, operation of a linear accelerator, CT simulator, and a excellent working knowledge of radiation safety.