Overview: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) offers a variety of cancer treatment options including radiation oncology. Radiation therapy, or radiation oncology, is quicker, safer and more precise than ever before. Radiation oncologists at CCCN use the most advanced treatment planning systems and state-of-the-art radiation technology to deliver internal and external radiation that helps prevent cancerous cells from growing or dividing, and potentially eliminates them. Motivated, caring professionals are encouraged to join us.
Career Opportunity: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada has an exciting opportunity for a Dosimetrist to work at the Siena clinic located in Henderson, Nevada. In this role, you will work with some of the best physicians in their fields while providing care to patients in a successful health care organization.
In collaboration with the radiation oncologist and medical physicist, use critical thinking and problem solving skills to develop, generate, and evaluate treatment plans using computer software and manual calculations based on prescribed target region and avoidance dose criteria. The Dosimetrist may use a wide variety of patient imaging modalities registered to the planning images; which assists in the identification of physician delineated target structures and critical structures to be avoided. Support and adhere to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Independently creates radiation therapy treatment plans using computer software and various imaging modalities
Interprets and delineates anatomy and anatomical positioning on various imaging modalities
Performs or assists in the planning of the fabrication of compensation filters, custom shields, wedges, and other beam modifying devices
Performs or assists in the planning of the production of moulds, casts, and other immobilization devices
Accurately documents treatment planning and quality assurance tasks
Accurately codes for technical treatment planning and quality assurance tasks
Performs general computerized tasks, such as word processing, using spreadsheets, moving and altering files and directories
Provides physics and technical support to the Medical Physicist, in radiation protection, qualitative machine calibrations, and quality assurance of the radiation oncology equipment
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:
Bachelor's degree in medical dosimetry or related field required; Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program
A current and valid certification as a qualified medical dosimetrist by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB)
At least one (1) year of experience with Eclipse and ARIA
A minimum of two (2) years' experience in a clinical setting is preferred
Consideration will be made for non-certified, board eligible candidates
Successful candidates will thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and have a passion for caring for their patients.
Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We'd Love to Hear from You! If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer. To apply please click on the "Apply" link.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify.