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Occupation Description

Radiation therapists deliver radiation therapy to patients as arranged by a radiologist according to recognized practices and standards. Their duties may include studying prescription and analysis; acting as a connection with physician and supportive care employees; preparing medical devices, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and keeping records, reports, or files. They may aid in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.

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Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:
Associates of Science in Radiology

Required Work Experience