Radiation Therapists Interview Questions

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Describe your relationship with the last physician you worked for.

Radiation Therapists Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Describe your relationship with the last physician you worked for.

  2. 2.

    How do you deal with stress?

  3. 3.

    How do you handle a larger than average workload?

  4. 4.

    How would your coworkers describe you?

  5. 5.

    When did you realize you wanted to be a radiation therapist?

  6. 6.

    How would you describe your overall academic performance?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about your experience training others.

  8. 8.

    What are your salary expectations?

  9. 9.

    What qualities should a radiation therapist have?

  10. 10.

    Why is it important that the patient remain in the same position during each treatment?

  11. 11.

    What questions do you have for me?

  12. 12.

    How does radiation therapy affect cancer patients, from your experience?

  13. 13.

    How do you show your co-workers the importance of communication in the workplace?

  14. 14.

    Tell me about a time when you had to be very careful in communicating delicate information.

  15. 15.

    If a patient could not sit still during treatment, what would you do?

  16. 16.

    How do you deal with patients who are especially weak or run down due to chemotherapy?

  17. 17.

    What does palliative treatment mean?

  18. 18.

    Can you explain to me, in layman's terms, how radiation therapy kills cancer cells?

  19. 19.

    If your superior incorrectly prepped and set up a patient, what would you do?

  20. 20.

    How would you react if a senior therapist disagreed with your judgement or analysis of a film?

  21. 21.

    What is the difference between a CT and an MRI?

  22. 22.

    What do you know about our healthcare facility?

  23. 23.

    What type of work environment allows you to be the most productive?

  24. 24.

    If a patient isn't safely protected, what are some of the harmful effects of radiation?

  25. 25.

    Cancer treatment can be complicated and confusing. How do you explain complicated concepts to those who may not understand?

  26. 26.

    What would you do if the linear accelerator was not working correctly?

  27. 27.

    Do you prefer to work on your own, or as a part of a team?

  28. 28.

    Tell me about your experience working with radiology equipment.

  29. 29.

    Have you ever dealt with a crisis on your shift? How did you react?

  30. 30.

    How do you know if a patient is experiencing negative side-effects of radiation?