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Billings Clinic Medical Dosimetrist in MISSOULA, Montana

You’ll want to join Billings Clinic for our outstanding quality of care, exciting environment, interesting cases from a vast geography, advanced technology and educational opportunities. We are in the top 1% of hospitals internationally for receiving Magnet® Recognition consecutively since 2006.

And you’ll want to stay at Billings Clinic for the amazing teamwork, caring atmosphere, and a culture that values kindness, safety and courage. This is an incredible place to learn and grow. Billings, Montana, is a friendly, college community in the Rocky Mountains with great schools and abundant family activities. Amazing outdoor recreation is just minutes from home. Four seasons of sunshine!

You can make a difference here.

About Us

Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.

Your Benefits

We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for more information ordownload the 2021 Employee Benefits Guide (https://ncstoragemlbillings.blob.core.windows.net/public/2021%20Billings%20Clinic%20Staff%20Benefits%20Guide.pdf) .

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence

Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/campaign-landing-pages/magnet/) to learn more!

Medical Dosimetrist

RADIATION ONCOLOGY (CMC - MISSOULA)

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Shift: Day

Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)

Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Non-Exempt)

Starting Wage DOE

The Medical Dosimetrist is a member of the radiation oncology team who has knowledge of the overall characteristics and clinical relevance of radiation oncology treatment machines and equipment, is cognizant of procedures commonly used in brachytherapy/radiation therapy and has the education and expertise necessary to generate radiation dose distributions and dose calculations under the direction of the Medical Physicist and Radiation Oncologist.

Essential Job Functions

• Supports and models behaviors consistent with the mission and philosophy of Billings Clinic and department/service.

• Coordinates treatment simulations and tumor localizations on dedicated devices, including CT, MRI, and PET.

• Performs or assists with CT simulations, including fabrication of patient immobilization devices.

• Designs treatment plans with a treatment planning system or by manual computation that will deliver a prescribed radiation dose according to the Radiation Oncologist's prescription. The design will also consider the physicians preferences for dose limiting structures.

• Documents all pertinent information in the patient’s record and verify the accuracy of all calculations using a system established by the Medical Physicist.

• Assists the radiation therapists with the implementation of the treatment plan including the correct use of immobilization devices, compensators, wedges, field arrangement, and other treatment variables.

• As directed by the Medical Physicist, provides support in radiation protection, machine calibrations, and equipment quality assurance. Assists in dosimetry measurements utilizing ion chambers, TLDs, and film measurements.

• Familiarity with all equipment in the dosimetry work areas including function, emergency shutdown procedures, data backup, and usage.

• Assists with brachytherapy procedures, including coordination of procedures, assisting with the implantation of the applicators, taking and reviewing of all treatment planning images, designs and calculation of the treatment plans, and the implementation of the treatment plans.

• Participates in clinical research for the development and implementation of new techniques.

• Identifies needs and sets goals for own growth and development; meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements.

• Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency environmental, employee or patient safety standards relevant to job performance.

• Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Minimum Qualifications

Education

• Graduate of a JRCERT (Joint Review Committee in Radiological Technology) medical dosimetry program OR a Registered Radiation Therapy Technologist with completion of two (2) or more years on-the-job training in medical dosimetry under the supervision of Certified Medical Dosimetrist or Medical Physicist

Certifications and Licenses

• Current certification by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board,(MDCB)

• CPR Certification as a Healthcare Provider

• Board eligible as defined by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB)within 18 months of employment.

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)

Billings Clinic is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. All policies and processes are designed toward achieving fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. Employees are encouraged to discuss any concerns they have in this regard with their immediate supervisor and/or the Vice President People Resources. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, genetic information or disability.

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