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UCHealth Medical Dosimetrist-Radiation Therapy-MHC in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Summary:

Develops and assists with the administration of radiation therapy treatment plans in collaboration with the medical physicist and radiation oncologist.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

Responsibilities:

Designs a treatment plan to deliver a prescribed radiation dose and field to a defined tumor volume.

Assists with or performs the application of specific methods of dosimetry, including intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy procedures.

Assists with or performs the fabrication of beam modifying devices and immobilization devices.

Provides technical support for radiation protection procedures and qualitative machine calibrations of the radiation oncology equipment.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Credentials:* Certified Medical Dosimetrist

Other information:

  • Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Medical Dosimetry program, or Certified as a Medical Dosemitrist.

  • Required Licensure/Certification: Certified as a Medical Dosimetrist by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB). State licensure if required by law.

  • Minimum Experience: None Required.

  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

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