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Medical Dosimetrist

Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Summary:The primary function for the Medical Dosimetrist position is to independently perform external beam treatment planning and dose calculations for radiation therapy patients' care as well as quality assurance activities including influence on policy making for the practice and plan/chart reviews.Type of Opportunity: Per Required NeedFTE: 0.001000Exempt: YesWork Schedule: Weekday Schedule Monday-Friday __ Qualifications:Other information:Graduate of hospital or college affiliated medical dosimetry school with clinical and classroom curriculum for duration of one year.Certification: Certification as a Medical Dosimetrist by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB) within four years of job entry.Preferred Certification: BS degree and CMD, Certified Medical DosimetristCOMPETENCIESAnalytical Thinking --- Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound autonomous decisions.Self-Adaptability - Work in situations involving uncertainty, shifting priorities, and rapid change; deal constructively with mistakes and setbacks; demonstrate flexibility and independent judgment.Professionalism - Employee demonstrates commitment to collaborative professional relationships with physicians and all members of the heath care team.Medical Dosimetrist by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB)UPDATED: 10.6.21Education:Essential:* High School Diploma or GEDResponsibilities:Responsibilities:Clinical CompetenciesCompetently performs external beam treatment planning and dose calculations for safe effective radiation treatment delivery in an independent and autonomous manner. Demonstrates accurate and timely patient e-chart processing, calculations, chart checks and supporting quality assurance activities. Maintains & demonstrates knowledge on all the latest guidelines, policies and procedures and influences development and modification of guidelines, policies and procedures specific to medical dosimetry including but not limited to, basic competencies, skill specific competencies, and institutional and departmental policies.Critical Thinking SkillsThe intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication as a guide to action in daily clinical activities. Ability to identify and proactively anticipate challenges and plan for changes by leveraging independent critical judgment providing input or generating new ideas and solutions. Demonstrates ability to solve complex problems through creative critical thinking skills with minimal supervision from other team members.Education and mentoringUnderstands the role and promotes teamwork in serving as a resource and mentor. Exhibits sound professional judgment and competence in applying effective mentoring practices through demonstrations and/or presentations. Uses caring, knowledge and discovery to support mentee through identifying needs and advocating when/where appropriate so the mentee acquires new knowledge and skills. Demonstrates self-motivation to pursue learning and self-development. Actively seeks feedback to maximize their potential, develop their skills, and improve their performance. Recognizes, acknowledges, and builds upon the abilities and contributions of the mentee to nurture a productive relationship. Confidently shares successful and unsuccessful learning experiences to foster the exploration of options and joint problem solving.Other duties as assignedService OrientationProvide service to our stakeholders, including patients, caregivers, colleagues and each other, in a safe, courteous, accountable, efficient and innovative manner to include:* Promoting inclusiveness and collegiality that demonstrates respect and professionalism to our stakeholders at all times* Modeling safe, ethical behavior that mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to PHS Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures* Responding to requests in a timely manner while proactively communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to stakeholders* Using the steps to HEAL (Hear, Empathize, Address and Learn) the relationship when service recovery is neededCustomer Focus* Builds and maintains customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization through skills demonstrated in communication, personalization of interaction, regulation of emotions, and proactive problem solving.Performance Statement Examples* Presents a cheerful, positive manner with customers either on the phone or in person. Shows interest in, actively listens to and responds in a clear and timely manner to customer's expressed needs.* Focuses on the customer's results, rather than own. Goes beyond basic service expectations to help customers implement complete solutions through personalized service that anticipates the customer's unspoken needs.* Delivers services when and where the customer needs them. Explores options when unable to deliver a requested product or service and pursues solutions until the customer is satisfied by addressing the root cause of the issue. Problem solves with patient, family member, care giver or clinical team to aid in proactively resolving issues and concerns.* Provides to customers status reports and progress updates. Seeks customer feedback and ensures needs have been fully met.* Talks to customers (internal and external) with a pleasant tone to find out what they need and how satisfied they are with the service. Remains in control of own reactions and responds in a manner that demonstrates appropriate nonverbal cues and complements the customer's emotions in the situation. Recognizes when it is necessary to escalate situations to leadership to ensure customer satisfaction.__ Benefits:We offer more than the standard benefits!Presbyterian employees gain access to a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more!Learn more about our employee benefits:https://www.phs.org/careers/employee-benefits/Pages/default.aspxWhy work at Presbyterian?As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more.Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans.About Presbyterian Healthcare ServicesPresbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.About Our Regional Delivery SystemPresbyterian's Regional Delivery System is a network of six hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including locations in Clovis, Espanola, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600 clinical and non-clinical employees who help make Presbyterian the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 statewide employees. With a variety of services ranging from general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for their communities.We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.About New MexicoNew Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost-of living.Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes.New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.#CC123#LI-PHARM

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