Radiation Therapist, Eastern Zone, Nova Scotia

​Req ID: 159210
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Eastern Zone, Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney Nova Scotia  
Department: Radiation Treatment Services
Type of Employment: Permanent, Assignments (temporary) Opportunities Available
Based on Bargaining Unit and Constituent Union

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.


Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.


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About the Opportunity

The Radiation Therapist accurately and precisely prepares a cancer patient and their chart for administration of a course of radiation treatments. The Radiation Therapist will function as a key member of the Cancer Treatment Team. It is expected that the therapist will rotate through radiation treatment preparation, simulation, mould room, dosimetry and treatment delivery. 

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation and incentives
  • Enrollment in the Provincial Pension Plan
  • Variety of available shifts
  • Continuous Clinical Education & Support
  • Opportunity for advancement within the organization

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Upcoming Graduate OR Graduate of an accredited Radiation Therapy Program in Canada or a non-Canadian program recognized by the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
  • Registration (or eligible for registration) with Nova Scotia Association of Medical Radiation Technologists and Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists.


  • Various permanent, assignments (temporary), opportunities available at Cape Breton Regional, Sydney, Nova Scotia.
  • Shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.   

Compensation and Incentives

$43.45 - $50.66 Hourly

  • Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.
  • Successful candidates may be eligible for a $10,000 signing bonus with a defined return of service agreement
  • Successful applicants may also be eligible for relocation assistance (if required) for a return of service commitment.



Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


​This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.


Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire. 


Nova Scotia Health 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. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.


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