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Medical Dosimetrist

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description: Provides suitable treatment plans for radiation therapy patients and other physics support including the measurement, calibration, and generation of radiation dose distribution, and various quality assurance procedures.Essential Responsibilities:Designs treatment plans by means of computer and/or manual computation that will deliver a prescribed dose and field placement technique in accordance with the Radiation Oncologist's prescription to a defined tumor volume, with consideration to dose limiting structures.Performs calculations for delivery of prescribed dose and documents calculation in patient's chart.Performs verification of mathematical accuracy of all calculations using established system.Serves as a resource to the therapists working in all areas including simulation, high dose rate, orthovoltage, and treatment.Coordinates treatment planning information between physicists, therapists, and physicians as necessary.Reviews patient's charts after planning to ensure that simulation information is correct and reproducible.Prepare radiation oncology chart for patients with individualized treatment plans either external beam or brachytheraphy.Performs in-vivo dosimetry with TLD's or diodes and helps maintain the TLD's and diodes.Serves as a resource to the Radiation Oncology Aide.Assists physicists in annual/bi-yearly treatment machine calibrations.Helps to maintain statistics of brachytheraphy and intracavitary cases.Provides input to the technical supervisor for the completion of employee performance appraisals.Participates in panel interviews for open technical positions.Basic Qualifications: Experience Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience in dosimetry required (w/CMD). If applicant is graduated from credited/approved CMD training program, then it counts as 1 year clinical experience. Minimum one (1) year of experience working with linear accelerators. If applicant is graduated from credited/approved CMD training program, then it counts as 1 year clinical experience with Linacs Education High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration Certified Medical Dosimetrist (CMD).Additional Requirements: Demonstrated ability to utilize/apply knowledge of computers, computer treatment planning, planning techniques and procedures. Knowledge of radiation physics, dosimetry and State, Federal, and local radiation regulations. Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.Preferred Qualifications: N/APrimary Location: California,Los Angeles,4950 Sunset Radiation Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 07:30 AM Working Hours End: 06:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-SCAL-01-NUE-Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: 4950 Sunset Medical Office - Radiation Therpy- Regular Clin - 0806 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles , Medical Dosimetrist, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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