Dosimetrist- Piedmont Cartersville

Job Number: 1067948

Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center - Cartersville, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Description

JOB PURPOSE:
Measuring and generating radiation dose distributions and calculations under the direction of the Radiation Physicist and Radiation Oncologist.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Performs external beam radiation therapy treatment planning.
2. Assists with brachytherapy treatment program
3. Assists with radiation therapy clinical trials.
4. Performs quality control functions.
5. Considers financial impact to the budget parameters for the department
6. Complies with Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Radiation Safety Program.
7. Establishes a good working relationship with physicians and other members of department and provides positive feedback to coworkers and other hospital personnel.
8. Demonstrates appropriate communication with clients of various age groups.
9. Participates in PFH and departmental programs and initiatives.


Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Certified Medical Dosimetrist by the MDCB (Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board).


MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
None


MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Certified Medical Dosimetrist by the MDCB (Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board).


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Understands the technical aspects of radiation therapy treatments and communicates these aspects to the radiation oncology and the radiation therapist. Thoroughly familiar with the physical and geometric characteristics of radiation equipment and radioactive sources commonly employed. Up-to-date knowledge of current trends in the field of radiation oncology.


Diversity & Inclusion

At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.


Excellence at Work

Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.



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