We have an exciting opportunity for a Dosimetrist to join the team in the Department of Medical Physics. Under the supervision of the Chief or Lead Physicist, the incumbent will provide treatment planning support for patients receiving external beam radiotherapy.
The position will be located in our Baskin Ridge, NJ, or Westchester, NY location.
Knowledgeable about business and the marketplace and able to apply this knowledge to advance the organization's goals.
Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals
Provide radiation physics support related to graphical planning and dose calculation for Radiation Oncology patients campus-wide.
Obtain, interpret, and use patient-specific information necessary for treatment planning. This includes the physicians prescription indicating the part of the body to be treated and the dose to be delivered.
Consult with radiation oncologists and therapists as needed throughout the planning process.
Radiation Therapy Simulation and Treatment Delivery: Advise and interpret pertinent information obtained during simulation. Ensure correct implementation of radiation treatment plans.
Participate in quality assurance procedures. Review of dose calculations, documentation, and patient records consistent with established guidelines.
Teach and demonstrate principles of treatment planning, treatment planning systems, and departmental policies and procedures to junior staff, post-doctoral fellows, and others as directed.
Prepare and give talks/lectures/case presentations and participates in departmental staff meetings and in-service training sessions.
Attend professional association/society workshops and lectures to further develop professional skills. Assist other dosimetrists or radiotherapy physicists in the testing of new procedures and treatment techniques. Including learning experiences that stretch and build capabilities by requesting new assignments (i.e., testing computer software, and evaluating new commercial products).
Treat patients, clients, and Center employees who depend on the quality, accuracy, and timeliness of the work as unique individuals in a respectful, courteous manner, and focuses on understanding and meeting their needs.
Bachelors degree or equivalent (physics or physical science preferred).
Certified or eligible for certification by Medical Dosimetry Certification Board (See Eligibility at: https://www.mdcb.org/certification-exam-information/eligibility).
Able to resolve radiotherapy-related issues.
Perform mathematical calculations.
A strong understanding of the principles of physics is required.
Knowledge of computers and the ability to calibrate physical standards for radiation dosimetry is needed.
Periodic travel to all MSK facilities as required.
Hours vary between 7am and 11pm, Monday-Friday, with flexibility as needed. #LI-POST
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
Our Hiring Process
You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.
Internal Number: 2021-48332
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