Cambridge is excited to announce that we will be offering an Associate of Science degree in Radiation Therapy at the Atlanta campus. Students will get first hand experience at various clinical sites such as: Atlanta Medical Center Cobb Center for Radiation Therapy RC Cancer Centers-Decatur, Gwinnett County Radiation Therapy, Institute for Radiation Therapy (RS) are just a few of some sites we work with.
Would you like to be part of this emerging field of Radiation Therapy?
Our Radiation Therapist Training Program Offers:
- Small classes, which provide lots of personal attention
- Classroom learning lead by qualified, registered instructors.
- Hands-on experience at clinical healthcare facilities.
- Training on the industry current machinery in the workforce.
What Does A Radiation Therapist Do?
Radiation Therapists administer, monitor and document treatments as prescribed by a radiation oncologist. Typically, Radiation Therapists have direct contact with cancer patients. Specific duties include:
- Preparing therapy rooms
- Understanding radiation safety measures
- Monitoring and documenting radiation treatments
- Positioning patients
- Applying ionizing radiation
- Communicating with and comforting patients
Because this is a specialized area of healthcare training, you’ll be a valuable member of any healthcare team. Employment opportunities for Radiation Therapists are available at hospitals, clinics and cancer treatment centers. Popular job titles for Cambridge Health graduates of the Radiation Therapy program include:
- Radiation Therapist
- Consultant for Therapy Equipment and Sales
- Dosimetrist* (with additional training from employer)
- International Positions include: Healthcare Sector / Imaging & Therapy system / Customer
- Service Engineer for Siemens
- Radiation Therapist Technologist
For more information, please contact admission at 404-265-4500 and will be happy to assist you!