Radiation Therapists Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Radiation Therapists interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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How do you handle a larger than average workload?

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List of 30 Radiation Therapists Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    How do you handle a larger than average workload?

  2. 2.

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

  3. 3.

    Describe your relationship with the last physician you worked for.

  4. 4.

    How would you describe your overall academic performance?

  5. 5.

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

  6. 6.

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

  7. 7.

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

  8. 8.

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

  9. 9.

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

  10. 10.

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

  11. 11.

    How would your coworkers describe you?

  12. 12.

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

  13. 13.

    Tell me about your experience working with radiology equipment.

  14. 14.

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

  15. 15.

    How do you deal with stress?

  16. 16.

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

  17. 17.

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

  18. 18.

    What does palliative treatment mean?

  19. 19.

    What is the difference between a CT and an MRI?

  20. 20.

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

  21. 21.

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

  22. 22.

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

  23. 23.

    Tell me about your experience training others.

  24. 24.

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

  25. 25.

    What qualities should a radiation therapist have?

  26. 26.

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

  27. 27.

    What do you know about our healthcare facility?

  28. 28.

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

  29. 29.

    What are your salary expectations?

  30. 30.

    What questions do you have for me?