Steward Health Care System Staff Dosimetrist in Fall River, Massachusetts
Job Summary: Responsible for treatment planning tasks related to conventional radiotherapy, IMRT or Brachytherapy, and for the accuracy and quality of patient's treatment plans. Responsible for interacting with physicians to correctly carry out the written directives and providing accurate documentations. Participate in patient simulations and provide helps to therapist as needed. Assist the physicist in chart checking, special dosimetry, brachytherapy and radiation safety work and may participate in quality assurance of medical linear accelerators. Contribute to quality and performance improvement initiatives.
Minimum Education Requirements: A.S degree in health/physical sciences or equivalent. BA degree in health/physical sciences or equivalent preferred.
Minimum Work Experience: One year practical experience in clinical radiation therapy as a RTT and four years experiences in radiation dosimetry and treatment planning.
Other skills and abilities: Knowledge of dosimetric and treatment planning concepts as applied to external beam and brachytherapy in a modern Radiation Oncology facility. Familiarity with equipment QA procedures.
Equipment/Software/Certification: Certified Medical Dosimetrist (CMD) preferred. Eligibility for board certification is a requirement.