The medical dosimetrist in collaboration with Radiation Oncologist and Medical Physicists is responsible for designing a course of radiation therapy that complies with the Radiation Oncologists prescription. The plan is constructed by applying knowledge of anatomy and physiology, radiation biology, radiation oncology techniques, and computer computation.
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- Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
- The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
- All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of 'First Do No Harm'.
- Education: Bachelor's Degree Required The employee is a graduate of a formally organized hospital or college affiliated medical dosimetry program with clinical and classroom curriculum, and other training and/or experience as a medical dosimetrist so that the total duration of study, training and experience is at least 18 months, OR The employee possesses a Bachelor of Sciences degree with a major in the physical or biological sciences and also demonstrates completion of two or more years of on-the-job training and work experience in medical dosimetry under the supervision of a Certified Medical Dosimetrist or Medical Physicist, OR The employee possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in a field other than those of the physical or biological sciences and also demonstrates completion of on-the-job training in medical dosimetry under the supervision of a Certified Medical Dosimetrist or Medical Physicist and has a subsequent period of supervised work experience in medical dosimetry of a minimum of four years. required.
- Experience: See above
- Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Medical Dosimetrist or board eligible required.
- Additional Skills Required: Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and attentiveness to detail required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively in a team environment. Demonstrates accuracy and attention to detail. Perform routine duties closely follow established procedures independent of supervision but consult with the Radiation oncologist and Medical Physicist as required. Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.