Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)

Dover, New Hampshire

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  • Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community. We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham and Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

    Wentworth-Douglass Hospital remains among the nation's top hospitals for patient experience as a recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the eighth consecutive year. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.
  • Plan dose delivery to patients per MD parameters
  • Use treatment planning system to plan external beam therapy treatments as prescribed by MD
  • Generate computerized plans for MD approval
  • Provide manual write-up and verification of treatment settings
  • Participate in charting activities/documentation
  • Perform weekly chart reviews as directed by Physics Director
  • Accurately document dosimetry charges
  • Provide and document manual calculations
  • Communicate and serve as resource when needed
  • Work closely with therapists to ensure optimal delivery of plans
  • Serve as resource to therapy, physics, and MD staff on planning systems and issues
  • Comforts and educates patients on radiation planning activities
  • Ensure simulation images are available and usable for planning
  • Represent physics/planning function in simulation when necessary to ensure needed images are captured correctly the first time
  • Serve as expert resource to therapists and MDs on planning issues in simulations as appropriate
  • Assist patient setup for CT simulation
  • Make custom devices for patient treatments
  • Represent dosimetry in QA/CQI/PI issues
  • Participate in selection and oversight of quality measures
  • Serve on CQI, Rad Safety, and PI teams as appointed
  • Attend monthly physics meeting and actively participate/contribute
  • Participate in Brachytherapy program as directed
  • Assist physics in the loading of seeds
  • Assist physics in the generation of brachy plans
  • Assist physics in other brachy procedures as needed
  • Share knowledge with others to improve processes
  • Provide inservices when asked for various audiences
  • Serve as mentor/preceptor for dosimetrist in training
  • Work with RTT to further educate them in dosimetry issues

  • Qualifications
    • Experience Minimum Required
      • Clinical experience associated with formal dosimetry education program or 5 years experience as an RTT.
    • Experience Preferred/Desired
      • 3 to 5 years experience
    • Education Minimum Required
      • R. T. T. or at least Associate of Science.
      • Formalized training in dosimetry through an approved program.
    • Education Preferred/Desired
      • B.S.
    • Training Minimum Required
      • N/A
    • Training Preferred/Desired
      • N/A
    • Special Skills Minimum Required
      • N/A
    • Special Skills Preferred/Desired
      • N/A
    • Licensure and/or Certifications Required
      • N/A
    • Licensure and/or Certifications Preferred/Desired
      • CMD

    EEO Statement
    Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.

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