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Radiation Therapy Service Technologist
BC Cancer Vancouver, $34.26 to $42.73 per hour

What you’ll do

  • Maintains, services, troubleshoots and tests radiation therapy equipment such as linear accelerators, cobalt units, low energy x-ray units, simulators, remote afterloading devices, and related ancillary systems under the direction of the Medical Physics Leader through performing duties such as:Participates in the training of RTST Trainees by performing tasks such as providing day to day work direction, demonstrating troubleshooting and repair procedures, facilitating job shadowing, and providing technical advice. 
    • Assessing and reporting to the Medical Physics Leader or designate, any information regarding the ability of treatment machines (or lack thereof) to function within manufacturers' specifications and/or as required by the Agency.
    • Replacing and/or repairing components such as but not limited to: power supplies, circuit boards, relays, motors, ionization chambers, electron gun filaments, RF components, high tension components.
    • Performing RF Tuning, beam steering, beam energy adjustments. 
    • Handling activated components in the linear accelerator head and disassembling equipment for decommissioning. 
    • Establishing and maintaining high vacuum conditions in accelerating waveguides.
    • Collaborating with Medical Physicists to repair and maintain related electronic equipment, such as dosimeters, electrometers and beam scanners, which includes assessing their performance and verifying calibration.
    • Second sourcing mechanical and electrical components.
    • Conducting appropriate quality control and safety checks.
    • Maintaining low dose rate remote afterloading unit.
  • Participates in the training of RTST Trainees by performing tasks such as providing day to day work direction, demonstrating troubleshooting and repair procedures, facilitating job shadowing, and providing technical advice. 

What you bring

  • Diploma from a recognized training program in Biomedical Engineering or Electronics Technology.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience servicing radiation therapy equipment including completion of manufacturers' training for radiation therapy equipment OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Agency.
  • Successful completion of manufacturer’s training courses with at least one course successfully completed at the advanced level.

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.


Regular, Full-Time
Wage: $34.26 to $42.73 per hour
600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Until position is filled
Monday to Friday; 0615-1415, 0700-1500, 0930-1730, 1000-1800, 1130-1930, 1200-2000, 1330-2130



What we do

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:


PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.


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