Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 87733

Dosimetrist - Sechler Family Cancer Center - Full Time

Brandon Reaser
Brandon Reaser
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Dosimetrist 
Full Time, Day Shift 
Bonus Eligible 
Relocation Assistance
Hybrid Potential for PA/MD Residents 

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Physicist, performs a variety of duties at an advanced skills level in the areas of dosimetry, treatment, planning, protection and safety as they relate to radiation therapy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Consults with physician on patient treatment.
  2. Assists and advises during the patient simulation process.
  3. Assists and advises during the patient treatment.
  4. Views different imaging modalities (CT, MRI, PET) for positions and size of lesions; inputs information into the computer to simulate patient's condition
  5. Identifies position of critical organs surrounding lesion and determines areas and amount of radiation received by those areas through fields. Understands the concept of Dose Volume Histogram.
  6. Demonstrates proficiency in 2D, 3D, IMRT and Dynamic Arc treatment planning.
  7. Demonstrates proficiency in Image Guided Radiation Therapy.
  8. Demonstrates proficiency in working with Electronic Medical Record.
  9. Demonstrates proficiency in image fusion and deformable registration.
  10. Accounts for geometrical variations in the shape of the irradiated field; reports each shape of field, dosage necessary behind each shape, and distribution of dose for each setting.
  11. Measures outputs of radiation through use of radiation detection instruments and calculation; determines the distribution of field of exposure and ranges of accuracy.
  12. Calculates amount and activity of radioactive materials; receives, logs, registers, and assumes responsibility for radioactive materials from receipt through decay and disposal of material following established protocols.
  13. Performs monthly and annual quality assurance for all treatment planning systems.

Qualifications: 

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • MDCB (Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board) certification
  • Courses in radiation therapy; training in computer dosimetry
  • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • 3 - 5 years experience

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