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Dosimetrist, Full Time Days, Radiation Therapy, Resurrection Medical Center, Ch

Requisition ID: 42515

Location: Presence Resurrection Med

Location Address:
7435 West Talcott, Chicago, IL 60631 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Day


The Dosimetrist provides Radiation Dosimetry for patients through treatment planning, assisting with machine calibrations and equipment quality control as directed. Assists the Radiation Physicist/Radiation Safety Officer in the performance of measurements required for the radiation sources, in the set up and quality control of the treatment planning computer system, and in the management of radiation safety in the hospital and/or medical center.

  • Performs all aspects of treatment planning including image fusion, contouring, and generation of treatment plans by selecting appropriate techniques to deliver the prescribed dose to the desired treatment volume, under the guidance of the physicist and radiation oncologist.

  • Assists the Radiation Oncologist in treatment, planning, definition and optimization and obtains for the Radiation Oncologist all the input required for treatment, planning and delivery. Responsible for dose calculations, Computerized Tomography (CT) simulations, and weekly patient chart checks.

  • Provides and/or assists in the construction of any needed radiation beam modifiers and/or compensators. Promptly communicates to the Radiation Oncologist and Radiation Physicist/ Radiation Safety Officer any inconsistency with the Radiation Oncologist's written devices.

  • Generates the required hard copies of the physicist/radiation oncologist's approved treatment plan and related images to the IMPAC system. Verifies all plan parameters are transferred correctly; releases the plan.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience

    Knowledge of Radiation principles and procedures as well as operation and maintenance of equipment as normally acquired through completion of two years post high school training in an approved School of Radiation Therapy Technology or Medical Dosimetry Program required. Minimum two years of experience as a Registered Radiation Therapist, with simulation responsibilities.

    Minimum of two years of experience as Medical Radiation Dosimetrist preferred.

    Computer Skills

    Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Current Illinois license practice Radiation Therapy and CPR certification is required.

    American Association of Medical Dosimetrists (AAMD) certification preferred.


    Business Unit: Presence Resurrection Med Cntr


    EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
    Presence Health 
    Location: ChicagoIL 60631
    Document ID: AB463-0KEU  
    Job Type:  Regular

    Job Schedule: Full-time

    Posted on: 2018-03-2203/22/2018
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