Medical Dosimetrist

Are you an experienced Medical Dosimetrist seeking for new challenges and excitement in your career? Can you picture yourself living and working in the scenic coastal area surrounded by waterfront destinations and mountain retreats of Northern California? If so, this could the perfect career opportunity for you! 

The Medical Dosimetrist will join a reputable non profit medical center that is a leader in the health care industry and an excellent place to work. As an employee, the Medical Dosimetrist will be part of a dedicated group of caring professionals with the resources, training and expertise to provide patients with the most advanced medical care.

The Medical Dosimetrist will perform, assist, or direct the dosimetric treatment planning process as designated by the radiation oncologist or the qualified medical physicist. Essential Function for Medical Dosimetrist: Design a treatment plan by means of computer/or manual computation with optimal beam geometry to deliver a prescribed radiation dose and spare critical structures in accordance with the Radiation Oncologist's prescription.

The Medical Dosimetrist will identify and contour normal and dose-limiting structures by utilizing images from one or more data sets. The Medical Dosimetrist will assume proficiency in image registration with various image data sets to include CT, MRI and PET. The Medical Dosimetrist will create and transfer reference images and localization markers for portal verification and treatment delivery to include DRRs, CBCTs and other IGRT methods, as specified.

The Medical Dosimetrist will supervise, perform, or assist in simulations and tumor localization using specified imaging devices including, but not limited to CT, MRI, and PET. The Medical Dosimetrist will supervise, perform, or assist in the planning and implementation of the fabrication of compensation filters, custom shields, wedges, or other beam modifying devices. The Medical Dosimetrist will supervise, perform, or assist in the planning and implementation of the production of moulds, casts, and other immobilization devices.

The Medical Dosimetrist will communicate with the radiation therapist(s) and assume an advisory role in the implementation of the treatment plan including: the correct use of immobilization devices, compensators, wedges, field arrangement, and other treatment or imaging parameters. Perform calculations for the accurate delivery of the prescribed dose, document all pertinent information in the patient record, and verify the mathematical accuracy of all calculations by an approved method.

The hospital offers the opportunity for career advancement and diversity. The hospital enjoys and promotes a friendly environment with staff experience ranging from new graduates to those who have worked on the unit for over 30 years. Benefits include a self-scheduling model, trained preceptors, and 24/7 leadership on the unit. Join the prestigious team now!