Chief Radiation Therapist

Job ID
Radiation Oncology
Allied Health
Job Location


The Chief Radiation Therapist provides leadership to the radiation therapy staff, operation of radiation therapy and imaging equipment and technical aspects of treatment, simulation and imaging. This includes proton, photon, and high-dose rate brachyherapy systems and multiple imaging platforms (CT, MRI, PET/CT).





  • Recruitment, selection and evaluation of personnel 
  • Schedules staff, assigns workload, coordinates instruction of radiation therapy students
  • Supports development and implementation of programs, quality assurance, patient safety, regulatory and compliance oversight, and technology assessment
  • Assists in the delivery of patient care when appropriate and necessary
  • Ensures efficient, high quality treatment is delivered to all patients

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field required

Minimum Experience

  • Five or more years of experience as a staff radiation therapist in a large, progressive Radiation Oncology department
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Experience in an academic/research environment is preferred

Other Credentials

  • Registration in Radiation Therapy by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) required

What We Offer

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St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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