Dosimetrist - Hybrid

Job Requisition #: JR66247

End Date: 2/10/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Imaging/Radiology, Laboratory, Professional, Technician (Clinical)

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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At the Helen F. Graham Cancer and Research Institute at ChristianaCare, our commitment to providing exceptional patient care at our state-of-the-art multidisciplinary cancer center begins with our team. We are looking for qualified individuals who share our love of health to bring their talents to our already superb dosimetry team.

Our dosimetry team works in close collaboration with our physicians, physicists, therapists, and each other to maximize our patient's outcomes and experience. Team members have access to and are invited to participate in a variety of projects with members of the physician, physics, and therapy groups to take an active role in the development of the department. Members of the HFG dosimetry team enjoy access to training and education, competitive compensation, and access to up-and-coming technology with a focus on a work-life balance and a true hybrid work environment with time split between the main campus or at a satellite center and remote based on clinical needs.

When you become a Caregiver at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits such as

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree. Medical Dosimetrist certification by the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board.

Five years working experience as a staff dosimetrist

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:

Knowledge of radiation physics.

Knowledge of clinical radiation therapy.

Knowledge of proper handling of radioactive materials for brachytherapy procedures.

Ability to work with computer treatment planning system for radiation therapy.

Ability to work at computer video terminal.

Skill in mathematics and problem solving involving the application of radiation physics.

Special requirements:

Medical Dosimetrist certification by the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board

Physical demands:

Must be willing to handle radioactive materials. May be required to lift shielding blocks which weigh as much as forty pounds.

About ChristianaCare:

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, two hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.

Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:

  • You have your choice or housing options in DE, PA, NJ or MD and enjoy reasonable commutes.

  • Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.

  • Within 1-3 hours from four international airports.

  • Easy drives or a short train ride to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City.

  • Two hours from beautiful beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains.

  • Reasonable cost of living and no DE state sales tax.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

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