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Certified Dosimetrist

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Dosimetrist-Certified - Radiation Oncology Amb 001 - PRN, Day - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore, MD

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Agnes Healthcare serves the greater Baltimore area and employs more than 3,000 associates. Saint Agnes offers a full range of services through its operation of a 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation. Partnerships throughout the community have positioned Saint Agnes to provide support to individuals when and where they need it most. Saint Agnes strives to ensure the vitality and health of the community.

Saint Agnes Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity to develop and administer radiation therapy treatment plans under the direction of medical physicist and radiation oncologist.

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 equipment.
  • Maintains radiation safety for self, co-workers and patients in accordance with NRC guidelines.
  • Assist physicist in the design and implementation of research activities and performs special projects related to dosimetry.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified Medical Dosimetrist credentialed from the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 

Required: Graduate of a formally organized hospital or college affiliated medical dosimetry program with clinical and classroom curriculum, and other training and/or experience as a medical dosimetrist so that the total duration of study, training and experience is at least 18 months Preferred: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences degree with a major in the physical or biological sciences, or is a registered radiation therapy technologist Together with either of these credentials, the applicant also demonstrates completion of two or more year's on-the-job training and work experience in medical dosimetry under the supervision of a Certified Medical Dosimetrist or Medical Physicist

Work Experience:

  • Required: One year experience in a formal dosimetry school program in combination with work experience of a minimum of one year as a radiation therapy technologist Or of two years of experience in medical dosimetry.
  • Preferred: Three years' experience in medical dosimetry.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
Job ID: 351442
Category: Imaging
Facility: MDBAL St Agnes Healthcare
Ministry: Saint Agnes Healthcare, MD
Location: Baltimore, MD

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