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Dosimetrist (McKeesport)

  • Job ID: 952797615
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday thru Friday daylight shifts
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC CancerCenter
  • Department: Treatment Planning
  • Location: 5750 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $35.66 to $60.38 / hour


Perform all aspects of clinical medical dosimetry. 

  • Use radiographic, CT and MRI images to delineate tumor volumes and the other critical anatomical structures.
  • Manage the development of treatment plans, acquisition and storage of data for treatment plans, calculation of dose distributions and machine settings for treatment delivery.
  • Assist in patient set up and immobilization for radiotherapy simulation.
  • Keep current on the new treatment planning techniques, devices, and methods.
  • Provide consultation to the Radiation Oncologist on the development of optimal treatment plans. Translate the desired treatment plan into a set of instructions for radiation therapist to execute.
  • Participate, when needed, in clinical research for the development and implementation of new techniques.
  • Obtain and disseminate information pertaining to current practices within the field of medical dosimetry.  


  • Bachelor'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, and IMRT required, SRS/SBRT experience desirable.
  • Two (2) years working as a Medical Dosimetrist preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Certified Dosimetrist

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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