Dosimetrist (Non-Certified) – PRN

Job Description

Job ID: 1185888
Employment Status: PRN
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Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital offers full inpatient services, including 24-hour physician-staffed emergency, pediatric, obstetric and intensive-care coverage. The hospital also has a Siteman Cancer Center location on campus.

 


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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
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    Additional Job Information

  • PRN Schedule -
  • Non-Benefit Eligible -

  • 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