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Certified Dosimetrist | Ascension Mercy Hospital

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Certified Dosimetrist | Radiation Oncology Ascension Mercy Hospital, Oshkosh | Part Time Days (Benefit Eligible) | 20 Hours Weekly | Hours are flexible | On site presence is preferred, remote presence will be acceptable.

 

As a dosimetrist with St. Elizabeth Hospital, you will have the opportunity to ensure the quality of care through designing treatment plans. The medical dosimetrist will be joining a treatment team of one dosimetrist, two radiation oncologists, three physicists, and seven radiation therapists. Our facility consists of two locations (Oshkosh and Appleton) and is equipped with two Varian Truebeam accelerators, a Tomotherapy Hi-Art linear accelerator, Nucletron MicroSelectron HDR brachytherapy, Varisource LDR brachytherapy, and two Toshiba Aquilion CT simulators. Modalities include 3D, IMRT, VMAT, SBRT, SRS, LDR and HDR Brachytherapy.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.

Ascension is 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 to 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 Ascension, 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.
  • Proficiency in planning with Varian Eclipse Treatment Planning System for all types of plans 3DCRT, 4D SBRT, IMRT, and VMAT.  SRS and Brachytherapy planning skills would be a plus.

  • Preferred planning skills with Tomotherapy Planning station

  • Preferred experience with ARIA

  • Preferred experience with MIM

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills from patient setups during simulations and throughout the patient’s treatment course

  • Collaborates with physicists and physician for patient care

  • Ability to function with minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks simulatneously

  • Must be a team player and effective communicator

  • Must be able to assist remote planner

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Medical Dosimetrist credentialed from the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Work Experience:
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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Job ID: 360960
Category: Imaging
Facility: WIAPP St Elizabeth Hospital
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Oshkosh, WI

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