BJC HealthCare

Medical Dosimetrist - mostly remote

5 days ago

PayCompetitive
LocationSaint Louis/Missouri
Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 67095
      Additional Information About the Role

      Are you looking for a career as a Certified Medical Dosimetrist? Look no further than BJC! At Barnes Jewish Hospital we offer great leadership opportunities and multiple ways to advance within your career. New grads, upcoming grads and experienced Medical Dosimetrists welcome to apply

      ** Primarily focused on proton planning **

      Position Details:

      • Must reside in MO or IL and able to come onsite if needed
      • Hybrid mostly remote
      • Day Shift, M-F, 40 hours per week (Flexible)
      • No Weekends! No Call!
      • Active Certified Medical Dosimetrist license, RTT preferred

      Overview

      Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

      Staff in the Radiation Oncology Department work with leading experts from the Siteman Cancer Center, the first and only National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center in the St. Louis region. With a staff of approximately 250 medical and allied health professionals, the department of Radiation Oncology offers its hospital staff the opportunity to work in a cutting-edge environment focused solely on delivering exceptional and uncompromising patient care.


      Preferred Qualifications

      Role Purpose

      Performs treatment planning and dosimetry computations, including CT simulations, encountered in daily clinical physics activities as requested by the Radiation Oncologist.

      Responsibilities

    • Designs a treatment plan with optimal beam geometry to deliver a prescribed radiation dose and spare critical structures in accordance with the Radiation Oncologist's prescription.
    • Provide assistance and technical support to the Medical Physicist, in radiation safety and protection and quality assurance of treatment plans. Operates and performs quality assurance, under the direction of the Medical Physicist and Radiation oncologists. Adheres to Department Quality Assurance Guidelines.
    • Localizes implant sources and special interest dose points.
    • Communicate with the radiation therapist(s) and assume an advisory role in the implementation of the treatment plan including: the correct use of immobilization devices, compensators, field arrangement, and other treatment or imaging parameters.
    • Minimum Requirements

      Education

    • Associate's Degree
    • - Physical Sci/Health related

      Experience

    • Supervisor Experience

    • No Experience
    • Licenses & Certifications

    • Certified Medical Dosimetrist
    • Preferred Requirements

      Education

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • - Physical/Biological Science
      Benefits and Legal Statement

      BJC Total Rewards

      At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

      • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
      • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
      • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
      • 401(k) plan with BJC match
      • Tuition Assistance available on first day
      • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
      • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
      • Adoption assistance

      To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

      *Not all benefits apply to all jobs

      The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer

  • About the company

      BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health-care organizations in the United States, and is focused on delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC HealthCare is consistently recognized as Top Places to Work in St. Louis. We specialize in inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice, and more.