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GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Senior Research Dosimetrist or designee, the Research Dosimetrist is responsible for the review and evaluation of the radiation therapy treatments of patients on protocols. Review the dosimetry of the treatment, in particular calculating radiation doses and assessing their appropriateness to the protocol. Set up various databases and compiles summaries of patient data. The Research Dosimetrist coordinates the benchmark studies. With the Chief Physicist the Research Dosimetrist designs new benchmark test cases and/or participates in research projects resulting from completed benchmarks or protocols. Attend all QARC Review meetings and interacts in the final evaluation with the Radiation Oncologists at these meetings.
Under the general direction of the Senior Research Dosimetrist or designee
May assign and direct the work of the Research Dosimetry Assistant for specific projects
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Usual office environment
Position works with team providing radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging services to the National Cancer Institute and Industry sponsors in Cancer Clinical Trials. Position is located at a Research Center in Lincoln, RI. This position has no patient contact.