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Dosimetrist

Owensboro Health

Location: 42303
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: September 14, 2022
DOSIMETRIST Allied Health Hours: Flexible As Needed - PRN (As needed) Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-79 - 40017A
Job Summary Develops and administers radiation therapy treatment plans under the direction of medical physicist and radiation oncologist. # Job Responsibilities Designs treatment plans to deliver a prescribed radiation dose to a defined tumor volume as prescribed by the radiation oncologist. Performs calculations for the accurate delivery of the prescribed dose. Obtains patient contours from radiation oncologist and assist in outlining of anatomical structures and target volume in three dimensions. Collaborates with radiation oncologist to design the aim of the treatment plan including planned tumor dose and maximum acceptable doses to normal tissue. Assists in routine quality control to include patient Quality Assessment (QA) plan and weekly chart rounds. Assists the physicist with the brachytherapy program as needed. Qualifications Bachelor#s degree or higher in Medical Dosimetry required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in related field required upon hire A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. No experience required CMD - Certified Medical Dosimetrist required upon hire Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.