Dosimetrist PRN

  • HCA
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 03216-66616

PRN/Per Diem

PRN

Well known as a Denver institution and a 9th Avenue landmark for more than 60 years, Rose Medical Center has earned a reputation as Denver's "Baby Hospital" while becoming a leader in comprehensive women's services, internal medicine, endoscopy, heart and vascular care, orthopedics and total joint replacement, bariatric surgery, sports medicine and aesthetic surgery.

With origins in Jewish teachings, traditions and community, Rose's founders built the hospital to "serve the need of every creed." By offering a high level of expertise and service across all disciplines, Rose has truly become a destination hospital, attracting patients from throughout Colorado and around the world.

Position Summary:
This position supports the mission of Rose Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. The therapist/ dosimetrist , under the supervision of a Radiation Oncologist, with the direction of the department supervisor and physicist, performs a physician prescribed simulation for radiation therapy treatment, treatment planning and calculations for external radiation of brachytherapy and assists the physician with patient care. The radiation therapist/dosimetrist must know and utilize radiation safety techniques, as well as assist in employee and student training. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Rose Medical Center expects our twelve core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that RMC creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or eligible for certification. AMD certified preferred.

Education:
Graduate of AMA approved school of radiation therapy technology, certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or eligible for certification.

Experience:
Previous experience in radiation oncology is preferred with dosimetry experience. -Develops and assists with the administration of radiation therapy treatment plans in collaboration with the medical physicist and radiation oncologist
-Assists with or performs the application of specific methods of dosimetry
-Assists with or performs the fabrication of beam modifying devices and immobilization devices
-Graduate of an accredited medical dosimetry program, certified as a Medical Dosimetrist by Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB)
-Pinnacle experience preferred
-Mosaiq experience preferred

Special Qualifications:
Skills commensurate with the formal training received. Must be able to operate the simulator and planning computers and treatment machines.

Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Director of Radiation Oncology. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Last Edited: 11/21/2017

Reference

03216-66616