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Guelph Medical ImagingGuelph, ONNuclear Medicine Technologist 9/30/2022https://michener.ca/job/nuclear-medicine-technologist-39/

Responsibilities:

  • Provide patients with accurate description of procedures to obtain informed consent
  • Respond to a variety of patient needs while maintaining confidentiality of information and respecting privacy and dignity
  • Apply radiation safety principles to protect patients, technologists, staff, and the general public
  • Perform daily, weekly & monthly quality control procedures on imaging and non-imaging equipment in the Nuclear Medicine department
  • Prepare, calculate and administer radiopharmaceuticals while maintaining accurate dispensing logs
  • Acquire, process and archive routine Nuclear Medicine SPECT imaging studies
  • Storage and disposal of radioactive materials in accordance with department regulations
  • Assess requisitions for accuracy of details, appropriateness of procedures
  • Apply sterile technique to perform intravenous insertion
  • Provide detailed pre-test instructions according to the Nuclear Procedures
Guelph Medical ImagingGuelph, ONNuclear Medicine Technologist 9/30/2022https://michener.ca/job/nuclear-medicine-technologist-39/

  

Responsibilities:

  • Provide patients with accurate description of procedures to obtain informed consent
  • Respond to a variety of patient needs while maintaining confidentiality of information and respecting privacy and dignity
  • Apply radiation safety principles to protect patients, technologists, staff, and the general public
  • Perform daily, weekly & monthly quality control procedures on imaging and non-imaging equipment in the Nuclear Medicine department
  • Prepare, calculate and administer radiopharmaceuticals while maintaining accurate dispensing logs
  • Acquire, process and archive routine Nuclear Medicine SPECT imaging studies
  • Storage and disposal of radioactive materials in accordance with department regulations
  • Assess requisitions for accuracy of details, appropriateness of procedures
  • Apply sterile technique to perform intravenous insertion
  • Provide detailed pre-test instructions according to the Nuclear Procedures

Requirements:

  • 1 year of work experience as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist is an asset
  • Completion of recognized education in Nuclear Medicine
  • Knowledge and proficiency of Nuclear Medicine procedures and operating regulations
  • Current registration in good standing with CMRITO (College of Medical Radiation and Imaging Technologists of Ontario) and CAMRT
BC Cancer, Provincial Health Services AuthorityPrince George, Abbotsford and Victoria, British ColumbiaRadiation Therapist 9/1/2022 Regular, Full-time (1.0 FTE), BC Cancer
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0700-1500, 0800-1600, 0830-1630, as operations require Multiple locations - Prince George, Abbotsford and Victoria (10+ positions)

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

The Radiation Therapist provides radiation services and patient care in accordance with established policies and standards of professional practice for radiation therapy. Provides radiation services through treatment planning, delivery and follow up.

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, side effects and recommending self-care measures.
  • Consult with and/or refers patients to members of other health care disciplines as required.
  • Perform treatment planning procedures by: reviewing, interpreting and implementing radiation treatment prescriptions for brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy which include computerized treatment plans, use of immobilizing and beam modifying devices and, accurate dose calculations:   
1. Constructs immobilization, beam direction and shaping devices.
2. Uses simulation and related equipment for generation and verification of treatment plans.
3. Positions and marks patient to ensure optimal dose distribution & reproducibility of treatment plan.
4. Performing manual and computerized planning calculations for radiation treatment techniques.

  • Assist the patient in the interpretation of the treatment plan and evaluates 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 accurate patient and treatment 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. 
  • Perform quality assurance checks of equipment in assigned work area according to established procedures, maintains records of checks and takes appropriate action on equipment malfunctions.


What you bring 
-Degree in Radiation Therapy or recognized certificate and Canadian Association for Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) Certification. 
-Five (5) years of experience as a Radiation Therapist or successful completion of a Radiation Therapy training program within five (5) years.

You also have demonstrated: 
-Interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with patients, families, staff, physicians, and other health care providers. 
-Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team. 
-Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

For more information and to apply, please send the following to Adeline Chan, Advisor, Talent Acquisition at [email protected]:
? -A cover letter
? -An up-to-date curriculum vitae
? -The name and contact information of 3 references
? -Your preferred center of choice