Company: SSM Health
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Job Description Looking for an opportunity where patients come
first and you are valued as a team member? This Dosimetrist
position is full time working in our Radiation Oncology department.
As a dosimetrist, you will be a vital member of the care team for
our patients. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence
begins with compassionate people like you. Develops and administers
radiation therapy treatment plans under the direction of physicist
and radiation oncologist. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Designs a
treatment plan to deliver a prescribed radiation dose and field to
a defined tumor volume. Assists with or performs the application of
specific methods of dosimetry, including intracavitary and
interstitial brachytherapy procedures. Assists with or performs the
fabrication of beam modifying devices and immobilization devices.
Provides technical support for radiation protection procedures and
qualitative machine calibrations of equipment. Maintains radiation
safety for self, co-workers and patients in accordance with NRC
guidelines. Assist physicist in the design and implementation of
research activities and performs special projects related to
dosimetry. Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION Associate's degree
EXPERIENCE No experience required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Frequent
lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive
foot/leg and hand/arm movements. Frequent use of vision and depth
perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet
or more) and to identify and distinguish colors. Frequent use of
hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc. Frequent
keyboard use/data entry. Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling,
squatting, twisting and gripping. Occasional lifting/carrying and
pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs. Rare climbing.
Keywords: SSM Health, Norman , Dosimetrist, Other , Shawnee, Oklahoma
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