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Johns Hopkins Medicine is committed to a tripartite mission of Patient Care, Research and Education. The department provides full radiation treatment services at 5 campuses in the Baltimore and Washington areas. There are currently 12 medical accelerators, anticipating to grow to 15. The new proton center is scheduled to start treating patient in October of 2019. The center will have three rotating gantries for clinical use and one fixed beam room for research. Our Department of Radiation Oncology provides a full range of clinical services at JHU and one satellite facility, including IMRT, image-guidance, stereo-tactic radiosurgery (linac based and GammaKnife), as well as HDR and LDR brachytherapy. The department is equipped with 2 Philips CT Simulators, 3 new Elekta Accelerators, a Tomotherapy system , an Accuray Cyberknife, and a Nucletron HDR unit. Treatment planning is currently performed on Philips Pinnacle system and Mosaiq OIS for treatment management. The proton therapy center will use the Raystation treatment planning system.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences at Johns Hopkins University is seeking a dosimetrist interested in joining JHU’s clinical team at our Suburban practice site. JHU currently has 12 dosimetrists that cover planning for 3D conformal, IMRT, Tomotherapy and Cyberknife treatments. The team also participates in the translational research activities helping to maintain JHU at the forefront of clinical practice. The ongoing translational activities include advancements in intensity modulated radiation therapy with static and arc beams, adaptive and image-guided radiation therapy, and head and body stereo-tactic techniques. The successful applicant will be expected to join the team of dosimetrists to create the highest quality external beam treatment plans. Participation in the Division's clinical and educational programs is expected as well.
Minimum Qualifications (Required)
The qualified candidate should be a CMD or board eligible, and have demonstrable experience with treatment planning in Pinnacle and with Mosaiq.
Board certified with experience with the treatment planning Pinnacle. Raystation, Cyberknife and/or Tomotherapy planning experience would be a plus.
Classified Title: Clinical Dosimetrist Working Title: Clinical Dosimetrist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm/ 37. 5 hrs per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 48-MD:JH at Bethesda Department name: 10003150-SOM Rad Onc Dosimetry Personnel area: School of Medicine
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