Located in Southern California, Eisenhower Health is a not-for-profit hospital seeking a Senior Dosimetrist. Please visit careers.eisenhowerhealth.org to learn more information and apply.
Job Objective: Under the direction of the Radiation Oncology Manager, Chief Physicist, in cooperation of the Medical Director, the Medical Dosimetrist develops optimal treatment plans for cancer patients that maximize the dose to the tumor while minimizing dose to the surrounding normal organs. This is to occur in accordance with physicians' prescription and calculations for the accurate delivery of the prescribed treatment. The Dosimetrist also contributes to the continuity and quality of care, in particular assuring excellent communication among all sections of the department (physicians, nurses, therapists, and front office).
The Senior Dosimetrist must meet the following qualifications:
Required: Bachelor’s degree
Required: Current certification by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB)
Required: At least 3 years’ experience as a Dosimetrist in a clinic
Required: 1 year experience with Varian Eclipse and Aria equipment
Required: Must be proficient in 3D – conformal, IMRT and VMAT treatment planning
Senior Dosimetrist's Essential Responsibilities:
Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Designs an effective treatment plan that will deliver a prescribed radiation dose and field placement technique in accordance with physicians' prescription.
Experience and understanding on contours per guidelines.
Ensures dose-limiting structures are considered in the design of treatment plans and documents dose in accordance with physicians’ prescription.
Verifies patient prescription, diagnosis, and identification and accurately designs treatment plan with care.
Maintains accurate and timely documentation of patient treatment plans and related documents.
Communicating with co-workers on any issues which relate directly with patient care.
Managing time effectively and efficiently.
Ability to communicate with coworkers regarding treatment planning and implementing dosimetry plan changes, set-ups, etc.
Enters all dosimetry charges in accurately and timely.
Other duties as assigned.
Eisenhower is proud to offer:
A generous benefits package and matched retirement plan
Health and wellness programs
About Eisenhower Health:
Near Palm Springs, California, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities. Additionally, Eisenhower Health is less than two hours away from sandy beaches and mountain resorts.
At Eisenhower Health, we offer a progressive environment with an emphasis on individual growth and advanced medical practices seldom seen in other hospitals. As a not-for-profit and comprehensive health care institution, we are honored to be recognized as one of the top-ranking hospitals in California. For 2017-2018, U.S. News and World Report has ranked us as the #1 performing hospital in the Riverside Metro area and #16 in California, placing us in the top six percentile of hospitals in the state. In addition, we were within the 20 percent of hospitals nationwide to receive five star stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in its Overall Hospital Quality and Star Rating (#2017-2018).
Located on 130 acres in Rancho Mirage, we offer our community a 517-bed acute care hospital with telemetry, critical care and medical/surgical floors. We also have a multitude of specialty centers on our campus including The Betty Ford Center, The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences and The Lucy Curci Cancer Center.
Eisenhower Health has recently been granted Magnet recognition by the ANCC for its nursing excellence, which makes us the first and only hospital in the Inland Empire to achieve this prestigious Magnet distinction. For the fifth consecutive year, Eisenhower Health has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation (2017), a testament to our commitment to provide equitable care.
In 2017-2018, U.S. News recognized Eisenhower Health as one of the High Performing Hospitals in these specific areas: Geriatrics, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Chronic Obstructive, Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Lung Cancer Surgery. Eisenhower Health is the only hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to be named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health for 2016 & 2017.
Eisenhower Health has had a great deal of growth in our Clinic Divisions throughout the Coachella Valley. We also cultivate an environment that fosters outstanding levels of employee engagement and was one of only 20 organizations nationwide to receive the Workplace of the Year Award from The Advisory Board Company (2016-2017).
Come JOIN our TEAM! To apply for a position now please visit careers.eisenhowerhealth.org.
Internal Number: EH-217-20
About Eisenhower Health
Near Palm Springs and two hours from sunny beaches and mountain resorts, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities.