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Travel Radiation Therapist Jobs

Radiation therapists have the essential job of helping patients with cancer and tumors. While their primary job is treating patients, they also provide emotional support for patients who are nervous about the procedures. As a radiation therapist, connecting with your patients is vital because you understand they're going through a challenging time in their lives, so having extra support from their care team can help them feel better.

If you're looking for a position in this field, look no further than Trustaff. We'll help you find travel radiation therapist jobs that allow you to connect with others in your professional network and help many patients.

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How to Become a Travel Radiation Therapist

To be a travel radiation therapist, you must know and understand the equipment you're using. Prerequisites for becoming this type of therapist include:

  • Having an associate or bachelor's degree in a related field

  • Completing a radiation therapy certificate program

  • Passing the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification exam

Some states may also require a state license to work as a radiation therapist. Before deciding which travel assignments you want to take, ensure you know which states require a license so that you can get one if you choose to go to those states. You'll also have to continue your education to maintain your certification.

Traveling Radiation Therapist Duties and Responsibilities

Treating cancer patients requires precise use of specialized equipment that handles and administers radiation. Your journey to become a radiation therapist prepares you for everything you'll do on the job, such as:

  • Taking X-rays of the areas where a patient needs treatment

  • Explaining treatment plans to patients and their families

  • Managing detailed records of treatments

  • Administering treatments

  • Monitoring patients

Additionally, you may be a patient's confidant. You're there when they need someone to listen, helping ease their worries and anxieties. When you're a travel radiation therapist, you get the opportunity to make meaningful connections and develop relationships with patients at every place you visit.

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How Much Does a Radiation Therapist Make?

The average travel radiation therapist's salary is about $2,170 per week. With this position, you can enjoy your career while networking and making professional advancements. As a traveler, you'll enjoy above average pay based on your experience and the location where you travel.

Trustaff is here to help you find the best travel radiation therapist jobs in the states you want to visit. When you're a Trustaff traveler, you get to enjoy benefits like:

  • Access to exclusive Trustaff jobs

  • Benefits from our Ingenovis Health ACT program

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Licensure reimbursement

  • Continuing education assistance

  • Guaranteed weekly hours (per assignment)

  • Health insurance

We value connecting professionals with the best facilities in the country. Our recruiters ensure you find travel assignments that match your desire to explore and connect with others, whether through the workplace or while out and about.

Why Become a Trustaff Traveler?

We want our employees to feel encouraged and connected, which is why we foster community among our team members, no matter where you are. Join our conversations on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok or X, formerly known as Twitter, to get to know travel nurses just like you. We also provide education opportunities to further your career knowledge, professional skillset and personal wellness. Check out our Ingenovis Health ACT program for additional resources.

Find the perfect travel job

Trustaff has thousands of healthcare jobs. Apply online today or contact us for more information.