Dosimetrist | Oncology Treatment

UF Health Shands Hospital   Gainesville, FL   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 26, 2022
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Under the direction of the clinical physicists and working independently, this position is responsible for assisting in clinical dosimetry in support of teletherapy and brachytherapy of adult and pediatric patients.
 

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate of a formal training program in medical dosimetry; graduate of a program approved by the Council on Allied Health Education and Accreditation for Radiation Therapy Technology; or BS degree in physics and certified in medical dosimetry by the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board.
  • Experience with Pinnacle treatment planning system and MOSAIQ management system desirable.
  • Planning experience in Elekta IMRT, SBRT and VMAT and familiarity with Velocity Image registration software is highly desirable.
  • The following are preferred combinations of experience and training:
    • Medical Dosimetrist – one year of clinical experience as a Dosimetrist
    • Radiation Therapist – two years of clinical experience in radiation therapy, including dose computation and treatment planning, along with two years experience as a Dosimetrist
    • BS in Physics – two years of experience as a Dosimetrist.
  • Must be able to assist in patient positioning and patient set-ups for special treatment procedures.
  • Occasionally requires lifting and moving of weight in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Frequent contact with clinical physics residents and graduate students in the Radiation Oncology physics group.


Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • Must be certified in medical dosimetry by the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board, or eligible for certification with receipt of certification at the next available board certification examination period.


Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $45.26
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $61.97