Senior Medical Dosimetrist

Job Code: 430529

LOCATION:  Garfield County (CO)

Great opportunity for a full time Senior Medical Dosimetrist to join a leading cancer treatment facility where providers understand that there is no “one type” of cancer. The Cancer Center, part of a non-profit health system, is home to a nationally renowned, highly-skilled, innovative and respected team of providers with accreditations for the most advanced technologies and cancer treatment options in the country. Using advanced technologies like tumor-genetic profiling and achieving unique accreditations for several radiation treatments and more than 120 therapeutic agents, the cancer treatment facility believes that your treatment plan should be as unique as you are. The Cancer Center is equipped with one Varian True Beam linear accelerator, an Elekta Flexitron HDR after loader, superficial x-ray unit, and a departmental CT simulation with 4D capabilities. The clinical scope of the practice is wide with treatments and techniques including VMAT, SRS, SBRT, DIBH, HDR brachytherapy, LDR brachytherapy, and radiopharmaceuticals.

Schedule:  Monday – Friday 8am-4:30pm

Treatment Planning Systems:

  • Varian Eclipse v15
  • Mosaiq EMR
  • MIM for fusions, highly desired
  • Varian TrueBeam linac
  • Oncentra HDR (not required but would be a plus)

General Objectives:

  1.  As a member of the radiation oncology team, the dosimetrist has the knowledge of the overall characteristics and clinical relevance of radiation treatment machines and equipment and is cognizant of procedures commonly used in brachytherapy.
  2.  Generates radiation dose distributions and dose calculations based on education and expertise in collaboration with the Medical Physicist and Radiation Oncologist.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a formally organized hospital or college affiliated medical dosimetry program with clinical and classroom curriculum, and other training or experience as a medical dosimetrist so that the total duration of study, training and experience is at least 18 months,

OR

  •  Possesses a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a major in the physical or biological sciences or is a registered Radiation Therapist.  Together with either of these credentials, also demonstrates completion of two or more years of on-the-job training and work experience in medical dosimetry under the supervision of a Certified Medical Dosimetrist or Medical Physicist,

OR

  • Possesses an Associate of Science, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science degree in a field other than physical or biological science.  Together with this degree, also demonstrates completion of on-the-job training in medical dosimetry under the supervision of a Certified Medical Dosimetrist or Medical Physicist and has a subsequent minimum of 4 years of supervised work experience in medical dosimetry.
  • Complies with existing national and state laws and institutional policies related to qualifications required to practice medical dosimetry in Colorado.

Skills:

  • Must be able to understand the technical aspects of radiation oncology and medical physics to derive computerized treatment plans and communicate these aspects to the Radiation Oncologist for plan revision and approval and to the Radiation Therapist for plan implementation.
  • Performs routine duties independent of supervision but consults with the Radiation Oncologist and Medical Physicist as required.
  • Operates and performs quality assurance on the treatment planning computer under the direction of the Medical Physicist
  • Has working knowledge of radiation safety and current rules and regulations pertaining to radiation therapy.
  • Has the ability to interpret and execute treatment plans as defined in relevant treatment protocols.
  • Must possess mathematical skills and knowledge including algebra, trigonometry, geometry and introductory calculus and be able to visualize objects in three-dimensional concepts to facilitate the treatment planning process.

Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in related field

Enjoy the following comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Air Ambulance Membership
  • Annual Bonus based upon organizational and individual performance.
  • 401(a) and 403(b) plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Annual Bonus to eligible PRN employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
  • Employee discount on Hospital Services
  • Use of Sunlight and Aspen SkiCo day passes

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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