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Sr Dosimetrist - $10,000 Sign-On Bonus

Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH
Location: Washington
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

General Summary of Position
MedStar Health is looking for a Senior Dosimetrist to join our MedStar RadAmerica team! We are looking for someone to work on site at Washington Hospital Center. As a Senior Dosimetrist, you will be responsible for all treatment plans, calculations, and Quality Assurance duties for the office(s) covered. Provides coverage in the dosimetry department when the chief dosimetrist is on vacation. MedStar RadAmerica is committed to providing world-class, compassionate care to every patient, every time, at every touch point. All associates are accountable for their role in meeting patient experience standards. Join one of the largest healthcare systems in the Baltimore-Washington metro region, also recognized as one of the "Healthiest Maryland Businesses". Apply today and learn how MedStar Health can be your next great career move! Primary Duties: Adheres to continuing education requirements to maintain CMD status. Attends and participants in weekly chart check rounds, technical meetings, and other meetings, as necessary. Completes all Monthly Chart Reviews Quality Assurance duties accurately and on time. Covers the Chief Dosimetrist's duties in his/her absence. Creates and transfers reference images to EMR (Electronic Medical Record), including DRRs, CBCTs, and images for other IGRT methods. Demonstrates proficiency in image registration with various image data sets to include CT (Computed Tomography), MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) and PET. Designs high quality treatment plans with optimal beam geometry to deliver a prescribed dose and spare critical structures in accordance with the Radiation Oncologists prescription. Establishes and maintains relationships with other external departments, as necessary. Identifies and contours normal and dose-limiting structures using detailed knowledge of anatomy. Manually check computer treatment plans for mathematical accuracy. Documents all pertinent information in the EMR record. Ensure that the physician and therapists fully understand the plan and sign them before treatment has begun. Participates in Brachytherapy procedures by generating treatment plans and dose calculations Provides clinical support in the form of fabricating immobilization devices, bolus or compensating materials, assisting in patient setup, or performing hand calculations at the request of either the physician or any member of the technical staff. Provides support and teaching to physicists, physicians and therapists whenever needed. Record and bill appropriate charges for services performed. Works closely with the chief dosimetrist/physicist to ensure that the dosimetry staff is providing high quality dosimetry support to the clinical at all times. Qualifications: RTT (Radiation Therapy Technologist) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and training in dosimetry or graduation from an approved Medical Dosimetry school. 4 years of dosimetrist experience. MDCB (Medical Dosimetry Certification Board) Certification.
Why MedStar Health?
At MedStar Health, we understand that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. We work hard to foster an inclusive and positive environment where our associates feel valued, connected, and empowered. We live up to this promise through:

Strong emphasis on teamworkour associates feel connected to each other and our mission as an organization. In return, our effective team environment generates positive patient outcomes and high associate satisfaction ratings that exceed the national benchmark. Strategic focus on equity, inclusion, & diversitywe are committed to equity for all people and communities. We continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel a sense of belonging and the ability to contribute to equitable care delivery and improved community health outcomes at all levels of the organization. Comprehensive total rewards packageincluding competitive pay, generous paid time off, great health and wellness benefits, retirement savings, education assistance, and so much more. More career opportunities closer to homeas the largest healthcare provider in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. region, there are countless opportunities to grow your career and fulfill your aspirations. About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation, and research. Our team of 32,000 includes physicians, nurses, residents, fellows, and many other clinical and non-clinical associates working in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest home health provider in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar Health is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education, professional development, and personal fulfillment of our whole team. Together, we use the best of our minds and the best of our hearts to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. Its how we treat people.MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations. MedStar Health makes all decisions regarding employment, including for example, hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefit eligibility, discipline, and discharge without regard to any protected status, including race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local EO laws. If you receive an offer of employment, it is MedStar Health's policy to hire its employees on an at-will basis, which means you or MedStar Health may terminate this relationship at any time, for any reason.

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