Duties and responsibilities:
Radiation Therapy Technologists assist radiologists and onocologists (cancer specialists) in treating diseases by exposing areas of patients’ bodies to ionizing radiation.
Salary: $22,000 – $36,000
Students can train to become a radiation therapist in either one or two year programs. One year programs are often offered by hospitals. A high school diploma or a GED is required to enter two year courses.
Reflection: I would like to have this job as a career option due to it having to do with treating disease and ionized radiation.