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Medical Dosimetrist

Requisition ID:

21164069

Business Unit:

New Britain General

Location:

New Britain, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute (HHC CI) is a pioneering member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance. Through the bi-directional collaboration facilitated by this partnership, community providers are better positioned to provide state-of-the-art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering are staying ahead of cancer.

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute focuses on offering our cancer patients an unparalleled network of coordinated services– all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.

The Radiation Oncology Dosimetrist facilitates the Radiation Oncology process through the development of optimal treatment strategies. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to the following:

  • Utilize external beam data, radioisotope data, and knowledge of the technical aspects of Radiation Oncology and Physics to derive computerized treatment plans for the purpose of providing an optimal dosimetric distribution for each patient in accordance with the Radiation Oncologist's prescription.
  • Implements department protocols, policies, and procedures and quality assurance programs to ensure the accuracy of patient treatment.
  • The primary department has the following equipment:
    • Varian Linear Accelerators (21EX and Truebeam) performing 3D conformal, IMRT, VMAT, SBRT and SRS (BrainLab) treatments, an Elekta (Nucletron) HDR program, Eclipse v16.1 treatment planning system with ClearCalc and EZ Fluence, and Mosaiq v2.6 Record and Verify. 
  • The ideal candidate would join a team of dedicated dosimetrists that support treatment planning for clinics throughout Connecticut and would work collaboratively to ensure high quality treatment plans for our patients throughout our system of care.

Qualifications

Education:
BS Degree or equivalent with successful completion of a recognized dosimetry training program

Licensure and Certification:
Certified by the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board, or board eligible with a strong preference for 3 years’ experience in Medical Dosimetry. 

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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