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  • Senior Dosimetrist

    Job ID
    2018-61927
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Radiation Oncology-Cancer Ctr
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    8-5
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

    Responsibilities

    Position Description:

    St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ is currently seeking a Dosimetrist for full time employment. Our ideal candidate will be a graduate of an accredited program and be certified in medical dosimetry (CMD).  Experience in calculating distribution of doses for Radiation Therapy treatments including 3D, IMRT, SRS and SBRT. Assists in set up, simulation and planning treatment. Provides support and problem solving with complex treatment set-ups to the simulation therapist. Offers suggestions and assists the Radiation Oncologist for optimal treatment planning procedures and protocols. The candidate will be joining a team of 3 other dosimetrists and 5 physicists. 

     

     

    Facility and Equipment:

    The physics/dosimetry team operates at both St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and at the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) located just a few miles away.  The department is a full scale Varian site equipped with 3 Varian Truebeams.  Additional equipment includes Gamma Knife, Cyberknife, Zap-X system, microSelectron HDR, and Flexitron HDR. We utilize Eclipse, Oncentra, Precision, Gammaplan, Velocity, Mobius, Rad Calc, MU Check, and various other planning systems and software for radiotherapy, HDR, and stereotactic radiosurgery treatments. We are involved with many research protocols.

     

    Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's is extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research.  It has the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute (ranked Top 20 in US).  In addition, we are an NCI designated comprehensive cancer center as the Phoenix campus location for the University of Arizona.  Routinely associated as one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, we are always striving for the best dosimetrists and willing to provide competitive salary and compensation.  For more info about the hospital and the BNI visit www.dignityhealth.org/stjosephs/.

    There are many wonderful things that the Phoenix lifestyle is known for. 300+ sunny days a year and exhilarating outdoor activities such as golfing, tennis, hiking and biking. It also offers many museums, galleries, unique restaurants, and shopping venues. Yet, with all it has to offer, Phoenix still manages to maintain an exceptionally reasonable cost of living.

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    Five years experience as a Certified Medical Dosimetrist.

     

    Certified Medical Dosimetrist (CMD) required. 

     

     

    Preferred:

    One year as Radiation Therapist preferred.

    Bachelors of Science preferred.

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