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Radiation Therapist

To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

Vail Health has become the world’s most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020.  This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. 

Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (as stated in the Job Title). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work full-time in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.


Provides radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by the physician according to established policies and procedures, standards, and practices.


  • Delivers a prescribed and planned course of radiation therapy to patients, answers patient questions, and explains procedures.
  • Assists in tumor localization and dosimetry procedures.
  • Prepares rooms and equipment for patients, stocks rooms with linens and supplies, and orders equipment and supplies as needed.
  • Prepares chart for patient treatment, and takes and reviews images for physician approval.
  • Interfaces with the physicist, imaging personnel and dosimetry to simulate and initiate treatment. Consults with supportive care staff to provide high quality patient care.
  • Reinforces recommendations given to patients by the physician, nurse, dietitian, etc., concerning the reaction to treatment and care of the radiated area, and prevention or treatment of generalized and local side effects.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, professional affiliations, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
  • Changes therapy as ordered and performs chart checks in preparation for participation in weekly patient chart rounds.
  • Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant. 

This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. 



  • Two years of experience as a Radiation Therapist required. 4-6 years’ experience preferred.
  • TrueBeam and Aria experience preferred.
  • Detail oriented and proactive in navigating patients’ courses of treatment.


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  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) with Radiation Therapy (T) specialty required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

Computer / Typing: 

  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computer skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.   

Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading writing and speaking English.  


Benefits at Vail Health 

  • Competitive Wages & Family Benefits: Competitive wages, parental leave, housing programs and childcare reimbursement to support the cost of living in a mountain community.
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: Top-quality health care package including vision, dental and medical with options of flexible spending and health savings accounts.
  • Education Assistance: We are proud to offer tuition and student loan assistance programs.
  • Paid Time Off: Roughly five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.
  • Retirement & Supplemental Insurance: 403(b) Retirement plan with matching potential, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and more.
  • Recreation Benefits, Wellness & More: Recreation discounts, pet insurance and a $1,000 annual wellness reimbursement program.


As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.

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