Conditions of Employment
- Obtain a DEC (Radiation Oncology)
- Pass a criminal check
- Pass a Certification Exam for either the provincial or national orders governing the profession (OTIMROEPMQ: $948.54; CAMRT: $840.00 as of 2019)
- Become a member of either OTIMROEPMQ ($495.15 as of 2019) or CAMRT ($225.00 as of 2019)
Graduates receive a D.E.C., which entitles them to write the examination of “L’Ordre des technologues en imagerie médicale, en radio-oncologie et en électrophysiologie médicale du Québec” (OTIMROEPMQ) and of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).
Those who successfully complete this examination become registered technologists and they are able to work across Canada and in many other countries. Graduates must meet provincial French requirements before being granted a work permit in Quebec.
Many career opportunities exist for Radiation Oncology graduates, including virtual planning, CT-simulation, dosimetry, and brachytherapy.
Furthermore , they can expand their practice into:
- Administration in hospital environment
- Education: academic or clinical educator
- Research Studies
- Higher Education
- Radiation Oncology commercial companies
- International/Federal radiation related positions
Working Conditions and Salary
- Quebec Radiation Oncology Technologist
- CAMRT Salary Scale Analysis
- Average Medical Radiation Technologist Hourly Pay in Canada