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Indiana University Health

Dosimetrist

Methodist Hospital
Date Posted
02 November, 2023
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
362095
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Dosimetrist

Job Description

Overview

If you are searching for a chance to use your expert knowledge to improve the lives of patients and their families, IU Health, a comprehensive health system with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members, has the career you are looking for!

IU Health has an exciting opportunity available for a Dosimetrist to join our team of experts working between University and Methodist Hospital in downtown Indianapolis.

This role will be full time on our day shift, with no weekends or holidays needed.

The Dosimetrist supports the radiation therapy department by providing a full range of physics services including, but not limited to dosimetry, treatment planning, and quality assurance activities.  Designs treatment plans with optimal beam geometry in accordance with the Radiation Oncologists prescription.  Accurately contours organs and other dose limiting structures.  Assumes proficiency in image registration with various image data sets.  Communicates, assists, and advises the Radiation Therapist in simulations, fabrication of custom devices, and implementation of the treatment plan.  And performs calculations for accurate delivery of the prescribed dose.  The Dosimetrist documents all pertinent information in the patient record as well and provides assistance to the Medical Physicist as needed.

As the most comprehensive medical system in Indiana, IU Health offers many different career opportunities as you grow professionally.  IU Health also offers a large benefits package, PTO, 401k with a match and several other programs to meet your needs.  This is just a few reasons why applying for your career with IU Health is a good choice.


 Certified Medical Dosimetrist certification (CMD) and/or experience as a Registered Radiation Therapist is required prior to 3/1/02019. After 3/1/2019 Certified Medical Dosimetrist certification (CMD) is required within one year of hire.
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree is preferred.
• Requires ability to work independently, interpreting and executing treatment plans, consulting with dosimetrists, medical physicists, and radiation oncologists.
• Requires strong mathematical skills including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
• Requires ability to visualize objects in three dimensions to facilitate treatment planning.
• Requires knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
• Requires knowledge of radiation safety and current rules and regulations.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Dosimetrist Role

Overview

If you are searching for a chance to use your expert knowledge to improve the lives of patients and their families, IU Health, a comprehensive health system with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members, has the career you are looking for!

IU Health has an exciting opportunity available for a Dosimetrist to join our team of experts working between University and Methodist Hospital in downtown Indianapolis.

This role will be full time on our day shift, with no weekends or holidays needed.

The Dosimetrist supports the radiation therapy department by providing a full range of physics services including, but not limited to dosimetry, treatment planning, and quality assurance activities.  Designs treatment plans with optimal beam geometry in accordance with the Radiation Oncologists prescription.  Accurately contours organs and other dose limiting structures.  Assumes proficiency in image registration with various image data sets.  Communicates, assists, and advises the Radiation Therapist in simulations, fabrication of custom devices, and implementation of the treatment plan.  And performs calculations for accurate delivery of the prescribed dose.  The Dosimetrist documents all pertinent information in the patient record as well and provides assistance to the Medical Physicist as needed.

As the most comprehensive medical system in Indiana, IU Health offers many different career opportunities as you grow professionally.  IU Health also offers a large benefits package, PTO, 401k with a match and several other programs to meet your needs.  This is just a few reasons why applying for your career with IU Health is a good choice.


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     Certified Medical Dosimetrist certification (CMD) and/or experience as a Registered Radiation Therapist is required prior to 3/1/02019. After 3/1/2019 Certified Medical Dosimetrist certification (CMD) is required within one year of hire.
  •  Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree is preferred.
  • Requires ability to work independently, interpreting and executing treatment plans, consulting with dosimetrists, medical physicists, and radiation oncologists.
  •  Requires strong mathematical skills including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
  •  Requires ability to visualize objects in three dimensions to facilitate treatment planning.
  •  Requires knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  •  Requires knowledge of radiation safety and current rules and regulations.

    #LI- SL1

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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