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Community Health Network Dosimetrist in Indianapolis, Indiana

Dosimetrist

Job Ref

2101403

Category

Allied Health

Job Family

Imaging

Department

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Schedule

Full-time

Facility

Cancer Center East (Rad Onc)

1400 N Ritter Ave

Indianapolis, IN 46219

United States

Shift

Day Job

Hours

Clinic hours or as needed for patient care. Typically Monday-Friday 8am-4:30p

Join our community

Community Health Network has an excellent opportunity available within our Radiation Oncology Department for a Dosimetrist. If you are looking for challenging work and meaningful advancement, then you should consider a career with Community.

Where you fit in

The Dosimetrist supports the Radiation Oncologist and Medical Physicist by providing dosimetry services to the Radiation Oncology Department.

Your exceptional skills

  • Ability to effectively use interpersonal skills

  • Ability to use knowledge of or gain knowledge of best practices, processes, laws, regulations, tools, and software within the subject

  • matter area of this position

  • Knowledge of anatomy, clinical oncology, radiation physics and radiation safety

  • Technical expertise of radiation oncology and medical physics for treatment planning

  • The ability to interpret and develop treatment plans for protocol patients

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Your exceptional qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Registered Radiation Therapist

  • At least an associates degree

  • If hired without certification, certification must be received within one year of hire as a Certified Medical Dosimetrist by the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board

Essential Functions:

  • Design a treatment plan according to the Radiation Oncologist’s prescription that delivers optimal beam geometry to a prescribed dose and sparing critical structures.

  • Identify and contour normal and dose limiting structures using images that include CT, MRI and PET.

  • Create reference images for portal verification and treatment. These images include DRR’s and OBI.

  • Plans the fabrication of compensators, custom shields, wedges or other beam modifying devices to ensure accuracy of the treatment plan.

  • Assist in simulation as needed.

  • Communicate with the radiation therapists regarding the treatment plan.

  • Perform calculations for treatment delivery to a prescribed dose, document in the patient record and verify accuracy of the calculation through an independent check.

  • Provide assistance to the Medical Physicist as needed.

  • Participate in research, continuing education and department quality improvement processes. This includes knowledge of the Nuclear

  • Regulatory Commission regulations and other regulatory agencies.

  • Complies with department and hospital guidelines and policies.

Your life with Community

You work hard to provide our patients with the exceptional care, and you deserve benefits to match. Community offers a unique employment package that encompasses not only your day-to-day job, but also your career.

You will have the opportunity to grow your career thanks to scholarships and tuition reimbursement from the Community Health Network Foundation, and receive recognition for your achievements.

We look forward to reviewing your application!

Keywords

SBRT, SRS, VMAT, Eclipse treatment planning,

Community Health Network complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Community Health Network does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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