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Dosimetrist-Full-time(Remote possible up to 2 days per week)

Methodist Hospital
Date Posted
20 June, 2022
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Requisition Number
330959
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Dosimetrist-Full-time(Remote possible up to 2 days per week)

Job Description

Overview

We are searching for team members who are passionate about challenging and exciting work for the good of every patient!  As a team member of Methodist Hospital, you will be part of one of the Nation's top-ranked children's hospitals.  Our team is searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and seek excellence every day.  Do you have high attention to detail, the desire to follow well-defined instructions, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while performing rewarding care? Then this is the place for you!

Schedule: Full-Time days M-F (8 hour shifts), with that option to work remote possibly 1-2 days per week.

We offer competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, 401K, and tuition reimbursement.

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.  Performs calculations for accurate delivery of the prescribe dose.  Documents all pertinent information in the patient record.  Provides assistance  to the Medical Physicist as needed.

 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.

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.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

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-Full-time(Remote possible up to 2 days per week) Role

Overview

We are searching for team members who are passionate about challenging and exciting work for the good of every patient!  As a team member of Methodist Hospital, you will be part of one of the Nation's top-ranked children's hospitals.  Our team is searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and seek excellence every day.  Do you have high attention to detail, the desire to follow well-defined instructions, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while performing rewarding care? Then this is the place for you!

Schedule: Full-Time days M-F (8 hour shifts), with that option to work remote possibly 1-2 days per week.

We offer competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, 401K, and tuition reimbursement.

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.  Performs calculations for accurate delivery of the prescribe dose.  Documents all pertinent information in the patient record.  Provides assistance  to the Medical Physicist as needed.

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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.

    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.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 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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