Radiotherapy Technologists

(NOC 3215)

Career Description

Radiological technologists operate X-ray, radiographic, and fluoroscopic equipment, computerized tomography (CT) scanners, mammography units, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners to produce anatomic images for the diagnosis of disease or injury. Radiation therapists operate linear accelerators, and cobalt-60, X-ray, and other radiation therapy equipment to administer radiation treatment prescribed by radiation oncologists.

Examples of Titles

Radiation therapists
Radiological technologists

Where They Work

People in this group work in hospitals, cancer treatment centres, clinics, and radiological laboratories.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Medical Imaging Clinical Support Worker Certificate
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Modified on April 07, 2022