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SSM Health Radiation Therapist in Madison, Wisconsin

After completing onboarding, this fill-in position will be responsible for covering various staffing needs – including vacations and employee leave of absences. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you.

You can expect a work environment where:

· Employees feel valued, respected and free to express themselves;

· Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose;

· Teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, while management is supportive.

If you listen and respond with great care…

Then we’d love to learn more! Please fill out your application today.

Join a network of employees just as kind and powerful as you.

Administers radiation therapy by exposing specific areas of the patient's body to prescribed doses of radiation.


  • Prepares and positions patients and selects anatomic parameters accurately.

  • Delivers appropriate patient treatment plan in collaboration with physician and dosimetrist.

  • Maintains detailed records of all therapy sessions.

  • Maintains and adjusts necessary equipment, including linear accelerator.

  • Positions patients and selects anatomic and technical parameters accurately.

  • Ensures all activities comply with regulatory agency standards.

  • Ensures prompt submission of high-quality of all images and documents sent to PACS (image quality, correct lead markers and patient data/history).

  • Assists in maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly department to include procedure rooms, storage areas, dressing rooms, film storage area and any other areas in department.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's degree


  • No experience required


  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent lifting/moving of patients.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, twisting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Rare kneeling and sitting.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.