DOSIMETRIST PRN - Radiation Oncology

DOSIMETRIST PRN - Radiation Oncology

Location: METROHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER

Biweekly Hours: 16.00

Shift: 8-5

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.

Summary:


Functions under the direction of the Medical Oncologist, Chief Physicist, and Chief Dosimetrist when applicable. Prepares and manages daily dose calculations for all patients. Assists the Radiation Oncology Staff in teletherapy and brachytherapy treatment planning, and the treatment delivery process. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.

Qualifications:

Required: Possesses one of the following: • Two years experience in Radiation Dosimetry • Radiation Oncology Technologist, registered with the ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists), possessing a one-year certificate in an approved program of dosimetry • Equivalent on the job training under a medical radiation physicist Classified as a CMD (Certified Medical Dosimetrist), or must obtain certification within three years of hire Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, or obtains within 90 days Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Physics or Biological Science Physical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction