DOSIMETRIST

Location US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
64611
Category
Professionals
Shift
1
Type
Full Time
Department Name
Radiation Physics

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

 

Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.

Short Description

EXCITING NEW FULL TIME SIGN ON BONUS WITH COMMITMENT!

 

  • FULL TIME $5,000 Sign-on bonus for a one year commitment. Bonus paid as follows:
    • $2500K upon hire
    • $2500K upon completion of first 90 days

 

Responsible for designing a treatment plan and carrying out dose calculations based on the radiation oncologist's prescribed course of radiotherapy or brachytherapy.

 

Responsible for data recording and management related to patient radiotherapy and brachytherapy treatment.

 

Responsible for assisting the radiation therapists in the simulation and setup verification of treatment delivery.

 

Responsible for assisting the medical physicists in the quality management practices for ensuring appropriate patient treatment and appropriate use of computer hardware and software, and other equipment.

Experience Required

Minimum two years of dosimetry experience required. 

Education Requirements

Graduate of a JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology) accredited dosimetry program;

 

OR

 

Licensed Radiation Therapist/Radiological Technician with additional dosimetry training. 

License/Certification Requirements

ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologist)  Certified;

OR

Board eligible

  • hold an active registration with the ARRTor foreign equivalent.

OR

  • Have a Bachelors degree in a science related to Medical Dosimetry.

AND

  • Completed at least 36 months(or 35 hours per week full time equivalent of 5,460 hours) clinical medical dosimetry experience under the direction of a certified medical dosimetrist or a medical physicist.

AND

  • Completed 24 CE credits approved by the MDCB during 36 months(or 35 hours per week full time equivalent) clinical experience. The proof of completion must display the MDCB course reference number.

Special Requirements

Required to maintain ARRT ceritifcation by obtaining 50 Continuing Education (CE) credits every 5 years.

 

Must have outstanding knowledge about human anatomy and physiology, tumor pathology, radiobiology, radiation dose calculations and terminology, computer applications and technology, and dosimetry techniques, and procedures required to carry out the prescribed treatment plan.

 

Must be organized and able to work independently.

 

Must have excellent communication skills.

 

Scheduled Days / Hours: 40Hrs - Monday thru Friday; License (or Certification):BOARD CERT Preferred

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