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Dosimetrist 2 (PRN)

Fairfax Medical Campus 606453 Part Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US
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Job Description

Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 19,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.

Inova’s five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.

Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds.

Role Summary 

Inova Department of Advanced Radiation Oncology and Proton therapy is an international center for advanced cancer care and research, serving Northern Virginia, the Washington, DC metro area, and the world beyond. With locations across the northern Virginia, the Center can treat patient at Alexandria, Fair Oaks, Fairfax, Loudoun and Woodbridge where it’s most convenient for the patients. Across the system, equipment includes IBA Proteus Plus Proton (2 treatment gantries), 5 TrueBeams with HyperArc, 4 Trilogy, 1 M6 CyberKnife, 3 HDR units, 2 IORT units, 1 3T MRI and 6 simulation CTs, including 1 dual-energy 256 channel CT. External planning are done with Eclipse and RayStation while using Aria for patient data management.

Inova Department of Advanced Radiation Oncology and Proton therapy is seeking a PRN Dosimetrist 2 in Fairfax, Virginia. As a PRN Dosimetrist 2, you will be involved in the acquisition of pertinent patient physical construct, as needed, for dosimetry planning. To help achieve our mission, you will participate in the quality assurance of the integrity of patients' treatment charts. Your ability to perform brachytherapy treatment plans is of vital importance. Performing preplanning procedures for external beam treatment is expected. Providing clinical services according to radiation practice standards is required.

Responsibilities 

  • Performs intracavitary dosimetry. interstitial dosimetry and HDR dosimetry.
  • Takes ownership for the correct billing entry for all Physics planning procedures.
  • Performs two-dimensional and three-dimensional (standard and complex) IMRT, SRS and SRT computerized external beam planning.
  • Takes ownership for the correct billing entry for all physics planning procedures.
  • Performs secondary manual calculations of treatment monitor unit calculations.
  • Provides leadership and mentoring to level I Dosimetrists.
  • Assists Physics in acceptance testing, implementing and troubleshooting treatment planning software.
  • Performs secondary check of treatment plans.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical dosimetry or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Must be Certified Medical Dosimetrist (CMD) certified by the American Association of Medical Dosimetry upon start.
  • Candidate has maintained education requirements to be a CMD (Certified Medial Dosimetrist) in good standing.

Inova is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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