Dosimetrist

Mount Sinai Medical Center Jamaica , NY 11430

Posted 2 months ago

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Medical Dosimetrist works underthe general supervision of the Chief and Regional Medical Physicists, andgenerates treatment plans for external beam therapy and brachytherapy patients.The dosimetrist is expected to remain current with technical developments,standards of practice, professional issues and changes in regulatoryrequirements.

  • Works with technical staff during patient simulation, when required

  • Generates treatment plan as per physician's prescription in consultation with physicist

  • Performs independent plan check using the established method of the department

  • Transfersapproved plan data to the record and verify system and verify data consistency with the approved plan

  • Assists in setting up difficult treatment fields in the machine for the first treatment, when required

  • Performs weekly chart-check

  • Attends weekly chart-round

  • Assists preparation and loading of sealed sources for brachytherapy application

  • Assists in brachytherapy procedure

  • Assists planning and fabrication of blocks/cutouts, when needed

  • Performs measurements, when needed

  • Assists machine commissioning, acceptance testing, QA, etc.

  • Assists data acquisition, data modeling and commissioning, etc.

  • Prepares documentation, forms, etc.

  • Follows patient's confidentiality requirements

  • Maintains department quality assurance protocols

  • Maintains functionality of the planning system and peripherals

  • Completes required continued education and training

  • Provides emergency dosimetry coverage, when warranted

  • Follows departmental policies and procedures

Requirements:

Minimum Education

Bachelor of Science in physical orbiological sciences is desired.

Minimum Related Experience

Two years of experience in medicaldosimetry is desired

Minimum Certification Requirements

Certification by the MedicalDosimetry (CMD) Board or eligibility for the board examination is preferred.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.

We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

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