Job opening for a Certified Medical Dosimetrist in a facility with almost 600 beds and includes a top 100 heart hospital and a nationally ranked children’s hospital with newborn and pediatric intensive care services. We are also home to the region’s busiest Level II trauma center.
Full Time / 8 hour days
Relocation discuss at time of offer.
Will not take a new grad.
Generates dose distributions accurately and calculates computerized isodose plans for the patient as prescribed by medical physicist or radiation oncologist. Delivering a prescribed radiation dose for radiotherapy patients through specific radiation dose measurement under the instruction of medical physicist or radiation oncologist. Computing radiation dose distributions, generating isodose curves, and assisting in calibration of equipment and radioactive sources to maximize treatment efficiency. Carrying out tumor localization and treatment verification simulations on dedicated devices. Maintaining and updating radiological records and conducting equipment quality checks on a regular basis.
Must be a Certified Medical Dosimetrist, or become certified within two years of hire. If working in ND and performing CT Simulation or radiation therapy procedures, must be licensed through the ND MIRT Board of Examiners.
Completion of a 24 month course in radiologic technology as well as a 12 month course in radiation therapy technology, or completion of a 24 month course in radiation therapy technology or radiation dosimetry at an approved school. Two years experience as a medical dosimetrist or radiation therapist preferred (+ years’ experience strongly preferred). Must have a thorough knowledge of ionizing radiation.
Approximately 110,000 citizens live in Fargo, North Dakota’s largest city. Fargo lies in the Red River Valley, an area of approximately 150,000 people. It is located in the southeastern part of the state, on the North Dakota—Minnesota border.
Fargo has an agricultural-based economy and serves as a medical, financial, and technical and transportation center for the area. Its two major interstate highways making it easy to get to Minneapolis, Bismarck or Winnipeg within a few hours.
Fargo offers excellent educational opportunities. North Dakota State University, Rasmussen College and the University of Mary’s Fargo campus are within the city limits. Minnesota State University Moorhead, Concordia College, Fergus Falls Community College Gateway Campus, and Minnesota State Community and Technical College are across the river in Moorhead, Minnesota.
The Fargo-Moorhead area has many fine restaurants, shopping opportunities, and entertainment centers. Fargo is also close to many fine fishing, recreational boating, snowmobiling, skiing and hunting areas. To learn more about the city’s many attractions, visit the Chamber of Commerce of Fargo-Moorhead at http://www.fmchamber.com.
- Forbes Magazine selected Fargo as one of the “Top 25 places to retire in 2010” (June 2012)
- Fargo was voted as the week three winner of the Reader’s Digests’ “Most Interesting Town” competition. The City also received mention in Reader’s Digest magazine. (March 2012)
- Fargo was selected as one of the 151 “2011 Playful City USA” communities. (Sept. 2011)
- Fargo was named one of the Best Places to live by Men’s Journal magazine for, among other things, low taxes, low unemployment rates, clean air and quality of life. (April 2011)
- Fargo’s Renaissance Zone was named one of “America’s Most Transformed Neighborhoods” by Forbes Magazine. (August 2011)
Competitive Salary Range!