Inova Health System - Falls Church, VA

Dosimetrist to cover whole system when needed.
The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of eleven dosimetrists at Inova Health System that cover planning for electrons, 2D, 3D conformal, IMRT and VMAT treatments. The ongoing translational activities include advancements in intensity modulated radiation therapy with static and arc beams, adaptive and image-guided radiation therapy, and head and body stereotactic techniques (including Hyper Arc). The successful applicant will be expected to join the team of dosimetrists to create the highest quality external beam treatment plans including image fusion, documentation and assistance at the CT simulator as need.
Inova Center for Advanced Radiation Oncology and Proton is an international center for advanced cancer care and research, serving Northern Virginia, the Washington, DC metro area, and the world beyond. With locations across the northern Virginia, the Center can treat patient at Alexandria, Fair Oaks, Fairfax, Loudoun and Woodbridge where it’s most convenient for the patients. Across the system, equipment includes 2 Vaults IBA Proton, 5 TrueBeams with HyperArc, 4 Trilogys, 1 M6 CyberKnife, 3 HDR units, 2 IORT units, 1 3T MRI and 6 simulation CTs. External planning is done with Eclipse and RayStation while using Aria for patient data management. The full-time dosimetrist will provide all staff dosimetry duties as required mainly primarily for Inova Loudoun Hospital but may require to rotate through other Inova hospitals per staffing needs. The staff dosimetrist will report to the System Director of Medical Physics for Inova Health System and work under the direction of site physicist and physicians from Radiation Oncology Associates group. The ideal candidate will be energetic and well-trained, possess excellent communication and collaboration skills, and have interest in potential career advancement within the Inova Health system. IND6


Minimum Qualifications
  • The qualified candidate should be CMD certified by the American Association of Medical Dosimetry
  • The qualified candidate should have at least a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Have demonstrable experience with treatment planning for external beams
Preferred Qualifications
  • Board certified, 2+ years of dosimetry experience or equivalency
  • With experience on Eclipse and RayStation
  • SRS/SBRT and/or respiratory gating experience are desirable
  • CPR/BLS certification
Inova Health System offers a competitive salary/benefits package, an excellent work environment. There is high growth potential with the proton therapy and the new facility added to the organization.