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Cedars-Sinai Dosimetrist - Radiation Oncology - Tarzana, CA in Tarzana, California

At Cedars-Sinai, we don't treat all cancers the same. There are more than 20 cancer centers, programs or specialized services that specialize in treatment and groundbreaking research into specific forms of cancer. These centers and programs provide patient centered care and innovative diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures. At the Department of Radiation Oncology, our oncologists, therapists and staff work together to design custom treatment plans for specific cancer diagnoses. This ensures the patient will more quickly feel normal, with minimal impact on healthy tissues from the effects of radiation.

Summary of Essential Duties:

As our next Medical Dosimetrist you will design, plan and calculate optimum radiation treatment delivery techniques, and ensure continuous accuracy of delivered, modified and total radiation dose based on the Radiation Oncologist's prescribed course of radiation therapy.

  • Work closely with physicians to precisely design optimum computerized treatment plans

  • Select radiation beam modifiers to improve treatment effectiveness, while reducing dose to normal tissue

  • Calculate amount of radiation to be delivered to treatment area and carry doses to essential surrounding area

  • Calculate and/or re-plan treatment areas that have been modified during course of treatment

  • Maintain accuracy of delivered and total doses in patient’s treatment charts

  • Calculate total dose and/or dose rates for implanted volumes

This position offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with Cedars-Sinai Physicians seeing patients in our new Tarzana, CA clinic, as well as through our affiliation with Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree required

License/Certifications:

  • Certified Medical Dosimetrist certification from Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board required

Experience:

  • 3 years of experience as a Medical Dosimetrist preferred

  • Experience using Eclipse or RayStation preferred

  • Proficiency in MS Office required

Keywords: Dosimetrist, Radiation Oncology, Healthcare, Medical, Hospital, Cancer, Tarzana, CA, California

Working Title: Dosimetrist - Radiation Oncology - Tarzana, CA

Department: Radiation Oncology Affiliates

Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops

Job Category: Imaging

Job Specialty: Nuclear/Invasive

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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