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Radiation Therapy Tech ARRT

University of Michigan

Job Description


The Department of Radiation Oncology is looking for a Radiation Therapist to administer doses of radiation as prescribed by the radiation oncologist for the treatment of disease, utilizing ionizing radiation producing equipment.  Operate in a safe and patient focused manner to provide high quality patient care.  Work on a highly functional, large team at Michigan Medicine main campus with a requirement for flexibility in job duties per requirements of the team and dependent upon clinic needs.  Proficiency in delivering External Beam Radiation Therapy Treatments to cancer patients, as well as experience working in a CT simulator.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Conduct and assist simulation procedures, perform patient treatment education and training for EBRT
  • Deliver EBRT treatments using Varian TrueBeam ranging in complexity from standard 3D treatments to SBRT
  • Help to maintain all equipment in safe and satisfactory working order, reporting all replacement needs to the chief therapist
  • Contribute to the development, modification and interpretation of the Radiation Oncology guidelines, policies, and procedures, including quality assurance activities.
  • Be flexible and willing to work where needed when the team requires additional assistance in simulation or treatment areas
  • Help to identify areas of operational inefficiency and participate in the implementation of department growth initiatives
  • Serve as a resource to patients and other healthcare providers at BCSC

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduation from high school is necessary; graduation from an accredited program in Radiation Therapy Technology is necessary.
  • Registration or registry-eligible in radiation therapy by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists is necessary.
  • At least one year of clinical experience at University of Michigan Radiation Oncology and ARIA user experience
  • Competent and proficient performing all procedures including: OBI, SDX, CBCT Treatment, and new starts
  • Above average attendance is mandatory
  • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as measured by references and interviews
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday with rotating 8 hour shift between 7:00 - 5pm

Additional Information

General supervision and training is received from the Chief Therapist

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including one booster when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

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