The US Oncology Network has 1,400 affiliated physicians, 400 locations across the United States and 800,000 patients treated annually.
We are searching for a vibrant team leader to join our busy radiation oncology practices in Cincinnati OH as a Senior Medical Dosimetrist. The practices include one free standing and two hospital based radiation oncology facilities with a plan to expand with two more centers in 2018. The practices have two Elekta linear accelerators and one TrueBeam, which offer treatment modalities including IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, VMAT and SRS. The practices uses Mosaiq as the EMR and RayStation treatment planning systems. It also operates two HDR brachytherapy programs using Elekta Microselectron and Varian GammaMed with the treatment of vaginal, endometrial and breast cancers. The secondary MU check is performed with Mobius 3D. The hospital based centers also perform I-125, I-131 and Ra-223 based radiopharmaceutical procedures.
Job Duties and Responsibilities The scope of responsibilities for the senior medical dosimetrist: 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; 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; Perform patient specific quality assurance techniques under the direction of the physicists. Support and adhere to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Minimum Qualifications Certification by the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board (MDCB) and good standing with the credentialing board is required. A minimum of two years of experience with RayStation treatment planning system. ARRT therapy and state therapy licensing credentials are optional but encouraged when working in the radiation oncology setting. Minimum seven years of experience in medical dosimetry, preferably in a large radiation oncology program with multiple sites.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Requires vision and hearing corrected to normal ranges.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment. Involves frequent contact with staff. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to direct contact with patients with potential for exposure to blood, toxic substances, ionizing radiation and other conditions common to a clinic environment.
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.
Internal Number: MCKEA00878176
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually