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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Dosimetrist in Atlanta, Georgia


JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the general supervision of the Chief Dosimetrist and Clinical Director of Medical Physics, and at the direction of the Radiation Oncologists, provides optimized computerized treatment planning documents to Radiation Oncologists for review and selection. Also provides support and assistance for other medical physics activities related to patient care and staff education.

Uses optical disk, film digitizer or analog digitizer to input physical patient parameters into treatment planning system. Is proficient in the treatment planning aspect of the care of the patients including Simulation, Computerized planning and Treatment delivery. Maintains skills to assess and care for patients of all ages. Produces plans with all pertinent instructions to accomplish patient set-up documented on plan. Constructs molds, casts, compensating filters, beam-shaping shielding devices, etc. to accomplish patient treatment and reproducibility per computerized plan. Assists in the application

of brachytherapy procedures including High-Dose Rate Applications, Interstitial and Intracavitary Procedures. Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be board eligible for certification as a Medical Dosimetrist by the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board (MDCB). Bachelor's degree from a Medical Dosimetry program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Radiation Therapy

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 35579

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.