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Dosimetrist
Orange Regional Medical Center | Middletown, New York
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Job Description

Overview

At Orange Regional Medical Center, you'll find the uncommon is common here. You'll find a healthcare leader that still maintains a sense of intimacy and a state-of-the-art facility with a tremendous sense of community. You'll find the benefits you deserve with the rewards you can see. You'll find the advancement, flexibility and resources to advance your career and provide the care that your patients need. Orange Regional Medical Center - successful careers are common here. Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional is licensed for 383 beds and employs over 2,500 healthcare professionals including over 600 doctors. Orange Regional Medical Center has consolidated two existing campuses onto a single site in Middletown, New York. This completed facility is the first new freestanding hospital built in the State of New York since 1989 and is the largest medical center between the Tappan Zee Bridge and Albany.

Responsibilities

The Medical Dosimetrist is a member of the radiation oncology team. The medical dosimetrist is responsible for patient data acquisition, radiation treatment design, and manual and computer-assisted calculations of radiation dose distributions. In consultation with the radiation oncologist and medical physicist, the medical dosimetrist generates and documents the chosen treatment plan for each patient, upon the radiation oncologist final approval. The medical dosimetrist, under the direct supervision of the medical physicist and radiation oncologist may also assist with various aspects of the treatment planning and Quality Assurance program. The medical dosimetrist will report to the radiation oncology medical physicist on clinical treatment matters and to the on-site administrator for all other matters.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: A graduate of formal university, college, or hospital-based Dosimetry program of nine months duration or longer, and a year of practical supervised experiences(For a total of 24 months' duration).

Minimum Experience: Certified Medical Dosimetrist (CMD) certificate and a college degree preferred with a minimum of two years as a staff working medical dosimetrist.

Required Certification/Registration: A degree in the physical or biological sciences with on the job training indosimetry for 12 months under the supervision of a Medical Dosimetrist, Medical Physicist, and Radiation Oncologist, and one additional year practical, supervised experience in radiation therapy dosimetry.

Physical Demands: Sits a considerable part of the day. Considerable mental, and visualdemands. Considerable mental strength required. Must be alert, in control of equipment.

Working Conditions: Exposure to radiation and communicable disease.

About Orange Regional Medical Center

Orange Regional Medical Center's Arden Hill Campus in Goshen, New York, and Horton Campus in Middletown, New York, provide a combined 450 beds with over 2,500 healthcare professionals, including more than 450 physicians, who care for thousands of patients each year. Treating patients for nearly 100 years, Orange Regional Medical Center is expanding vital services previously unavailable in the area. The service area includes Orange County, southern and eastern portions of Sullivan County, southern Ulster County, eastern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey. In addition to two main hospital campuses, Orange Regional Medical Center provides outpatient services at 13 convenient locations.

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