BJC Careers

Dosimetrist- Part Time- BJH- (Non-Certified)

Saint Louis, MO
Imaging Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1173514
Employment Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Staff in the Radiation Oncology Department work with leading experts from the Siteman Cancer Center, the first and only National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center in the St. Louis region.  With a staff of approximately 250 medical and allied health professionals, the department of Radiation Oncology offers its hospital staff the opportunity to work in a cutting-edge environment focused solely on delivering exceptional and uncompromising patient care.


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Role Purpose

Performs treatment planning and dosimetry computations, including CT simulations, encountered in daily clinical physics activities as requested by the Radiation Oncologist. Board Certification is required within 1 year of employment.


Responsibilities

  • Designs a treatment plan with optimal beam geometry to deliver a prescribed radiation dose and spare critical structures in accordance with the Radiation Oncologist's prescription.
  • Provide assistance and technical support to the Medical Physicist, in radiation safety and protection and quality assurance of treatment plans. Operates and performs quality assurance, under the direction of the Medical Physicist and Radiation oncologists. Adheres to Department Quality Assurance Guidelines.
  • Localizes implant sources and special interest dose points.
  • Communicate with the radiation therapist(s) and assume an advisory role in the implementation of the treatment plan including: the correct use of immobilization devices, compensators, field arrangement, and other treatment or imaging parameters.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - Physical Sci/Health related

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Physical/Biological Science

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Medical Dosimetrist

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer