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DosimetristLocation: Santa Clara, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 771870 Date posted: 02/15/2019
- Coordinates treatment planning information between physicists, therapists, and physicians as necessary. Reviews patient's charts after planning to ensure that simulation information is correct and reproducible. Prepare radiation oncology chart for patients with individualized treatment plans either external beam or brachytheraphy. Performs in-vivo dosimetry with TLD's or diodes and helps maintain the TLD's and diodes. Assists physicists in annual/bi-yearly treatment machine calibrations. Helps to maintain statistics of brachytheraphy and intracavitary cases. Provides input to the chief physicist for the completion of employee performance appraisals. Participates in panel interviews for open technical positions.
- Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience in dosimetry required - OR -
- As a condition of permanent full time employment, a non-certified medical dosimetrist must successfully complete two (2) years of supervised on-the-job training under the direction of a Certified Physicist and pass the examination administered by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board within four (4) years of date of employment. If this is not accomplished, the employee will be terminated.
- Minimum one (1) year of experience working with linear accelerators, high dose rate/remote after loading machines, simulators, block cutting, TLD and diode equipment.
- Bachelor's degree in radiation therapy or in a related field OR certification in readiation therapy.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Certified Medical Dosimetrist (CMD) must be obtained within the first four (4) years of employment.
- Demonstrated ability to utilize/apply knowledge of computers, computer treatment planning, planning techniques and procedures; knowledge of radiation physics, dosimetry and State, Federal, and local radiation regulations.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
- California Fluoroscopy License preferred.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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