Dosimetrist
New York, NY
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Job Description

NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute'designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to nyulangone.org, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Dosimetrist.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for general radiation treatment planning, documentation and quality assurance of the patient treatment plans. Has the training and expertise necessary to measure and generate dose distributions and calculations for adult and pediatric patients under the direction of the Radiation Oncology Physicist and the Radiation Oncologist. This may include either external beam radiation or brachytherapy. The dosimetrist must follow the direction of the prescribing physician in developing an appropriate treatment plans and dose so under the supervision of the physicist.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coverage: Willing and able to provide occasional coverage at satellite locations and evening coverage at primary campus.
  • All other related duties as required. Keep physics supervisory staff informed of planning and linac issues. Reports Medical Events to the Director of Physics.
  • Participates in in-service programs and conferences: Attends all required department in-service meetings/ WebEx. Attends annual billing/documentation/safety classes/ WebEx. Attends annual Radiation Safety in-service. Maintains CMD certification.
  • Participation in training of Residents and Students: Assists in the training of Medical and Physics Residents and RTT Students on use of Eclipse or ARIA, principles of treatment planning. Participates in research protocols.
  • Initiative: Makes suggestions for positive changes. Demonstrates ability to understand tasks and creatively apply solutions. Demonstrates ability to adopt and help develop new physics initiatives and policies. Readily accepts new assignments and responsibilities. Recognizes when help is needed by others and offers guidance and assistance. Takes ownership of plans and associated tasks to prevent issues that may delayed patient treatment
  • Planning and Time utilization: Work is thought out and planned in advance and successfully implemented. Coordinates own work to achieve efficiency and quality patient care. Work is completed in a timely manner, meeting deadlines
  • Documentation: All paperwork and electronic forms are complete, signed and labeled accordingly. Procedure codes are complete, timely and accurate. Documents, dates, and approves all treatment setup parameters. Documentation for clinical trials and protocols is coordinated with appropriate parties. Demonstrates ability to multi-task.
  • Treatment Planning: Identifies and contours critical structures as needed. Follows established policies and procedures as they relate to each treatment site. Follows established dose constraints.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Bachelor of Science degree. Well developed communication and computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Certification (CMD), Graduate of a JRCERT Medical Dosimetry Program

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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