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Medical Dosimetrist - HYBRID - Full time

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Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 122087
Date Posted: Jul 14, 2023

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Description

Unit: Radiation Therapy

Location: Memorial Hospital - Central/ This is a hybrid position- both on-site and remote.

Work Schedule: 1.0/80hrs. pp - Full Time - Days

Memorial Hospital Central and North’s Department of Radiation Oncology, located in Colorado Springs, is a key part of UCHealth’s Cancer Service Line. Radiation treatments use cutting-edge technology to treat cancer. Join our fast-paced team to provide innovative cancer care options to our patients with a focus on their comfort and shared treatment goals. A full complement of skilled and compassionate staff comprises the Radiation Oncology team.

This Medical Dosimetrist position will serve as a key member of our radiation oncology planning team, working with physicians to design radiation treatment plans to deliver precise levels of radiation doses. Our team of Medical Dosimetrists work 10 hours shifts in a hybrid model of working in the clinic and working from home.

We are committed to providing high quality patient care, teamwork and are dedicated to a culture of safety. Come join our team and expand your knowledge and skill set as a Medical Dosimetrist!

Summary:

Develops and assists with the administration of radiation therapy treatment plans in collaboration with the medical physicist and radiation oncologist.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs a treatment plan to deliver a prescribed radiation dose and field to a defined tumor volume.
  • Assists with or performs the application of specific methods of dosimetry, including intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy procedures.
  • Assists with or performs the fabrication of beam modifying devices and immobilization devices.
  • Provides technical support for radiation protection procedures and qualitative machine calibrations of the radiation oncology equipment.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Medical Dosimetry program, or Certified as a Medical Dosimitrist.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: Eligible for certification as a Medical Dosimetrist by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB), within 12 months of hire. State licensure if required by law.

The pay range for this position is: $54.31 - $81.47 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • 5 year incentive bonus
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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