James J. Peters Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Bronx, NYC, is seeking a full time Medical Dosimetrist to become a part of the interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals working in the Inpatient & Outpatient Radiation Oncology Service. The successful candidate will be a member of the radiation oncology team who has: an in-depth knowledge of high dose ionizing radiation; knowledge of the overall characteristics and clinical relevance of radiation oncology treatment machines as well as equipment; education and expertise necessary to independently generate radiation dose distributions as well as dose calculations in collaboration with medical physicists and radiation oncologists. The dosimetrist will participate in the patient simulations and set-up sessions and prepare treatment plans as per the prescription of the Radiation Oncologists.
Experience with Eclipse treatment planning system, Aria, SRS/SBRT and RTOG protocols is preferred.
The successful candidate must possess:
Citizenship of the United States.
Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified candidates otherwise.
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
Medical dosimetry program of at least 12 months long accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Certification in medical dosimetry by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB).
American Registry of Radiologic Technology in Radiation Therapy (ARRT) (T) certification.
Prior work experience.
James J. Peters Medical Center, Bronx, NY is a tertiary care facility, managed by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, and a major affiliate of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Hospital for Special Surgery. We provide a competitive compensation/benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Please forward your resume and a cover letter, including contact information of two references, to the Human Resources Management Program at:
The James J. Peters Medical Center, Bronx, NY is a tertiary care facility, managed by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, and a major affiliate of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and Hospital for Special Surgery. We provide a competitive compensation/benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.