veteran | Certified Dosimetrist - Ascension in Detroit, MI

Certified Dosimetrist - Ascension

  • Ascension
  • $29,200.00 - 37,530.00 / Year *
  • 8473 Southfield Fwy
  • Detroit, MI 48228
  • Full-Time
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We Are Hiring

Certified Dosimetrist - Ascension Michigan -

Department Hours are Monday Thru Friday 8am-4:30pm. This is a PRN ( As Needed Position) and will be required to cover Multiple Departments Including North Macomb MRT Macomb Township, St John Radiation Oncology in Grosse Pointe, Macomb Radiation Oncology in Warren MI and St John Radiation Oncology located in Rochester Hills MI.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Michigan is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As a Certified Dosimetrist with Ascension St John Hospital , you will have the opportunity to develop and administer radiation therapy treatment plans under the direction of medical physicist and radiation oncologist.

Responsibilities:

  • Design a treatment plan to deliver a prescribed radiation dose and field to a defined tumor volume.
  • Assist with or perform the application of specific methods of dosimetry, including intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy procedures.
  • Assist with or perform the fabrication of beam modifying devices and immobilization devices.
  • Provide technical support for radiation protection procedures and qualitative machine calibrations of the radiation oncology equipment.
  • Assist physicist in the design and implementation of research activities and perform special projects related to dosimetry.
  • Assist in the implementation of the departments quality assurance plan.
  • Design, plan, and evaluate complex dosimetry cases including conformal three dimensional, IMRT, SBRT, and SRS treatment techniques.
  • Clinically instruct and train Radiation Therapists, dosimetry students, and non-certified dosimetrists in radiation physics, treatment planning and related mathematical calculations.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified Medical Dosimetrist obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Registered Technologist in Radiation Therapy R.T.(T)(ARRT)preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in radiological physics or radiation therapy required

Work Experience:

  • Three (3) years of experience as a medical dosimetrist with experience in clinical and didactic instruction preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
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