Providence Health & Services Dosimetrist in Burbank, California

Description:

Providence is calling a full time, day shift Dosimetrist to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Perform treatment planning, including IMRT, external beam, 3D conformal and electron calculations

  • Coordinate treatment simulations and tumor localizations

  • Assist the Radiation Oncologists in achieving the most optimal treatment plan for the patient

  • Supervise the therapist staff in the implementation of the treatment plan at the treatment machine

  • Perform second checks of treatment plans when required

  • Maintain and manage the treatment planning schedule to ensure a smooth flow of patients receiving treatment in a timely manner

  • Perform weekly patient treatment reviews and associated Quality Assurance/Quality Control measurements as necessary

  • Provide staff in-services in conjunction with the Radiological Physicist

  • Maintain confidentiality of records or medical center information at all times

  • Perform all duties in a manner which promotes and supports the Core Values of the Sisters of Providence

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an AMA - approved Radiation Therapy Technology Program with on-the-job training in medical dosimetry of a Certified Dosimetrist, Radiation Physicist and Radiation Oncologist. Total duration of the training and practical experience must be a minimum of two years OR

  • Graduate of an AAMD-approved hospital or university-affiliated Medical Dosimetry Program with a clinical and classroom curriculum of nine month’s duration or longer, with practical experience of a minimum of one year

  • One year post education working as a Medical Dosimetrist

  • Knowledge of technical aspects of radiation therapy, computer radiotherapy management systems, and basic word processing functions

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification by Medical Dosimetry Certification Board (consideration will be given to CMD-eligible with strong clinical experience)

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiation Therapy

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 180622