Dosimetrist, Days

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full-time Dosimetrist for the Radiation Oncology department for the first shift with UC Health's & Cincinnati Children's Proton Therapy Center.

A Dosimetrist will work in conjunction with the Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicists, and Radiation Therapists to create high quality and robust treatment plans. This process involves image registration, contouring normal tissues and planning structures, inverse planning and optimization, as well as good communication and documentation skills.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

The Radiation Oncology department provides the opportunity to care for a very special patient population. This includes providing the best possible care for our patients, training cancer experts who work throughout the region and being at the forefront of advances and new discoveries. Unit Details:

• Cincinnati's #1 preferred cancer care.

• Represents one of only two proton therapy centers in Ohio and one of only 39 centers in the U.S.

• Utilizes the latest immunology therapies to attack and kill cancer cells.

• Offers access to national clinical trials where researchers share their knowledge with clinicians across the U.S., enabling access to the most innovative, advanced treatments.

• 90 + cancer specialists, including subspecialty and multidisciplinary expertise only available in an academic health system.

About the UC Health and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Proton Therapy Center

The Proton Therapy Center (PTC) contains a cyclotron, beamline, and three 360-degree gantries, each equipped with an advanced proton pencil beam scanning system. Each treatment room is dedicated to a different patient population - one for adults, one for pediatrics. As part of a $24 million research facility expansion, the third gantry is dedicated to research, most recently upgraded for FLASH radiotherapy translational research and clinical trials. The PTC also includes a CT Simulator, Varian Eclipse, Varian Aria and Velocity software platforms, as well as clinical and research spaces. The PTC is a collaborative effort between Cincinnati Children's Hospital, UC Health, and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in order to bring proton therapy to the tri-state area, as well as serve as a center of excellence in research, education and clinical care, nationally and internationally.


• Provides input and guides the Radiation Therapists with respect to proper immobilization and optimal patient position during the treatment planning CT

• Participates in the aggregation, import and registration of ancillary diagnostic imaging and prior radiation therapy records, particularly those used for contouring and treatment planning

• Uses the treatment planning system to optimize intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT) and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) plans

• Communicates actively with the Radiation Oncologists and Medical Physicists to ensure accurate, optimal, and safe treatment plans

• Participates in radiation safety and quality assurance programs with respect to dosimetry and treatment planning

• Documents clinical activities and records proper billing codes in the electronic medical record

• Participates in clinically oriented process improvement or research projects (note: self-directed research is not expected)

• Completes other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors Degree
  • Willing to become certified by the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists within one year of hire

  • Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists as a radiation therapist
  • 1-2 years of equivalent experience (conventional therapy or proton therapy)

Hours: Full-time, Hybrid, 40 hours/week

Shift: 8 Hour/ First shift

Join our team as a Dosimetrist in our Radiation Oncology department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to Be UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with

more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at