Dosimetrist Jobs

As a dosimetrist, you need both a big-picture understanding of radiation therapy, plus a detailed working knowledge of how to operate radiation equipment. That’s a lot to know, and it’s one reason why Soliant Health provides choice jobs for dosimetrists in every region of the country.

Demand for dosimetrists is already strong, and it’s expected to increase over time. That puts professionals with skills like yours in a great position to command the best offers in the best work environments. And nobody has more resources and industry contacts than Soliant. We can help you find the perfect job situation to match your needs, along with the salary and benefits you require.

Dosimetrist Duties

A dosimetrist plays a critical role in helping patients achieve the proper treatment and care that they need. Without the dosimetrist, a patient may receive an improper dosage or the wrong medications. Therefore, the primary duty of the dosimetrist is to make sure that the precise amount of radiation and medication is administered to cancer patients. On a daily basis, dosimetrists are required to administer and mix radioactive materials in order to safely create a medication and treatment process to help patients recover from cancer. A dosimetrist will be asked to work closely with other physicians and with oncology and radiation therapists to ensure that everyone is on the same page when it comes to the proper amount of dosage and radiation required. A dosimetrist will be handling specialized equipment made for administering radiation therapy, therefore, a strong attention to detail and an accurate hand is required. Dosimetrists may also be interacting with patients, so it is recommended that they have compassion and patience in mind.

Dosimetrist Education Requirements

A dosimetrist is required to have a bachelor’s degree in medical dosimetry or a related field. A master’s degree in medical dosimetry is often required or highly advised as well, as it can help employers find you more easily as well as give you better chances at a higher annual salary. The prospective dosimetrist must also pass a certification exam as well as an interview in order to become approved as a licensed medical dosimetrist.

Dosimetrist Job Market

Dosimetry is still a fairly new position within the fields of oncology and medical practice as a whole; therefore, there is a huge growth in demand for this position. Hospitals are finding more and more that they need a dosimetrist to help the radiation therapists administer proper and accurate dosages of radiation to each patient. A dosimetrist is essential for helping the radiation process run more smoothly. An average annual salary is around $80,000 per year, with the potential to earn more depending on experience and location. There is a 14% projected job growth over the next 10 years.

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Traveling Locum Dosimetrist needed in Atlanta Ga.

atlanta, GA

Traveling Locum Dosimetrist needed in Atlanta Ga. I just had an opening for an experienced Dosimetrist to work a 13-week assignment in Atlanta Ga. This facility is located in North Atlanta with a shift from 8a-5p M-F. if you are looking to get to the Atlanta area this winter call me. For immediate...

Travel Posted 1 day ago

Locum Dosimetrist Job for Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

Soliant Health is currently seeking a Dosimetrist for a North Atlanta location. The job is for a 13 week assignment, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. The job requires a Dosimetrist with experience. The job has an immediate start. Benefits: Excellent compensation. Travel and Housing provided if needed. Fast...

Locum Tenens Posted 1 day ago

Arizona Locum Dosimetrist Assignment, AZ Travel Contract

., AZ

Dosimetrist needed in Arizona for a 13 week Locum assignment. Extensions are consistently offered. You must have your CMD and have at least 3 years of experience as a dosimetrist to be eligible. No new grads. Experience with Varian, Mosaic R&V and RapicArc preferred. Arizona might be the best...

Travel Posted 6 days ago

Radiation Dosimetrist need in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA

This hospital in Atlanta, GA has an urgent need for an experienced Radiation Dosimetrist. The facility requires at least 5 years of experience as well as a CMD. Must be familiar with Varian Eclipse, IMRT, IGRT, HDR, SRS. If interested apply below and call me at 678-459-1157. Tripp Mann Account...

Contract Posted 19 days ago

Georgia Locums Dosimetrist Job, Travel GA Position

Atlanta, GA

Dosimetrist needed for a 13 week locums / travel contract in Atlanta Georgia. They usually offer extensions for those interested. We have a great connection with the manager and they will interview very quickly. You need at least 3 years of experience to be considered for the position as well as...

Travel Posted 19 days ago

Dosimetrist Contract Job in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA

Soliant Health is working with a large hospital in the Atlanta, GA metro area which is looking to bring on one contract Dosimetrist for 13 weeks or longer. There is an option to extend for the right candidate. The hiring manager is interested in dosimetrist candidates with 2 or more years of...

Travel Posted 19 days ago

Dosimetrist Contract Job in Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids, MI

A center in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area is looking to bring on one experienced dosimetrist for 3 months or longer. The ideal dosimetrist candidate has 2 or more years of recent experience and is familiar with Mosaiq, Eclipse, and TomoTherapy. The manager is setting up phone interviews now so...

Travel Posted 19 days ago

Atlanta, GA - Dosimetrist Locum Tenens Travel Job

Atlanta, GA

This Atlanta, GA facility is seeking to hire a Dosimetrist for a locum tenens/ travel job. See details below - Apply in order to be contacted by me and submitted to this and other jobs. If this job doesn't fit your skill set, please still apply as I have other jobs in the area: Must be an...

Contract Posted 22 days ago