This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
The positions in this job family are involved in assessing the accurate determination of radiation in cancer therapy to which a patient may be exposed to produce the desired effect without any adverse symptoms.
In addition to the primary function, this position requires a higher level of independent decision making, report preparation, equipment management as well as increases interaction with the medical staff. The possible consequence of an error is more severe. Assists in planning a course of radiation treatments to deliver a prescribed dose of radiation to the specified tumor volume; participates in patient stimulation and/or localization; obtains contours and dosimetric measurements for proper treatment planning; assists staff technologists in interpreting treatment plans; checks patient records weekly for accuracy, consistency, adherence to treatment prescriptions; assists in intracavitary and/or interstitial implants; constructs treatment devices such as molds, compensators, bolus, custom blocks, immobilization devices, etc.; assists in routine physics projects and research projects; participates in quality assurance.
Requires at least one year of experience or specialized training. BS in a physical science with a computer or math background and one year of related experience or completion of AAMD dosimetry training program.
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