General Summary/Purpose/ Specific Duties & Responsibilities The Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences at Johns Hopkins University is seeking a dosimetrist interested in joining the proton dosimetry team at Johns Hopkins National Proton Therapy Center. JHU currently has 12 dosimetrists that cover planning for 3D conformal, IMRT, Tomotherapy and Cyberknife treatments, in addition, there are currently 3 dosimetrists that cover proton planning. 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 proton and photon 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.
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 has started treating patient in October of 2019. The center is equipped with three rotating gantries for clinical use and one fixed beam room for research, along with a Siemens dual-energy CT Simulators and a Siemens 1.5T MR. Proton treatment planning is currently performed on Raystation system and Mosaiq OIS for treatment management.
Facility and Equipment: 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 Impac Mosaiq OIS for treatment management. The proton therapy center will use the Raystation treatment planning system.
Minimum Qualifications The qualified candidate should be a CMD or board eligible, and have demonstrable experience with treatment planning for proton therapy or Raystation experience.
Preferred Qualifications Board certified with experience with the treatment planning system of our choice at the proton center, which is Raystation. Pinnacle, Cyberknife and/or Tomotherapy planning would be a plus.
Classified Title: Sr. Clinical Dosimetrist Working Title: Sr. Clinical Dosimetrist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: $82,325 - $113,185; Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m-5:00p.m/ Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-DC:District of Columbia Department name: 10003150-SOM Rad Onc Dosimetry Personnel area: School of Medicine
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