Job Description

Job Title: Dosimetrist (Williamsport)
Job ID: 741490
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Divine Providence
Department: RADIATION ONCOLOGY
Location: 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

Are you interested in working at a world renowned medical center? Do you enjoy working hands on with patients, their families, and a supportive team to provide excellent patient care? If so, you might be a great fit for a role at UPMC! 


UPMC Susquehanna is a six-hospital integrated health system that serves a 12-county area in northcentral Pennsylvania. Named one of the nation’s Top 15 Health System by IBM Watson Health, this facility, along with over 300 physicians, advanced practice professionals and specialists, offer a broad range of specialties and services. 


Conduct all aspects of the IMRT physics planning program. This includes consulting and planning IMRT treatment plans of D3 customers using standard D3 guidelines, policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:  

 

  • Keep current on the new treatment planning techniques, devices, and methods.
  • Maintain a comprehensive quality assurance program that ensures patients are provided tumor localization, radiation treatment, and dose distributions as prescribed. This includes assurance of the accuracy of treatment unit parameters.
  • Manage the development of treatment plans, acquisition and storage of data for treatment plans, calculation of dose distributions and machine settings for treatment delivery.
  • Obtain and disseminate information pertaining to current practices within the field of Radiation Oncology Physics.
  • Participate, when needed, in clinical research for the development and implementation of new techniques.
  • Perform monthly quality assurance procedures on computers used for daily patient dose calculations.
  • Provide remote consultation to the Radiation Oncologist on the physical and radiobiological aspect of treatment. Translate the desired treatment plan into a set of instructions for radiation therapists to execute.
  • Use radiographic, CT and MRI images to delineate tumor volumes and the other critical anatomical structures.

 

Qualifications

B.S. degree in sciences or equivalent experience and training in radiation therapy. 

Formal training in Medical Terminology/Anatomy/Tumor Biology/Radiation. 

Graduate from a recognized Medical Dosimetrist Training Program or equivalent clinical training. 

Experience with conformal radiotherapy, 3-D treatment planning systems required, radiosurgery on IMRT highly desirable. 

2 years working as a Medical Dosimetrist preferred. 

Experience with MicroSoft Office products preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Certified Dosimetrist



    UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

 

Salary Range: $40.71 to $61.06

Union Position: No

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