Dosimetrist, Days

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full-time Dosimetrist for the first shift at UC Health's Proton Beam Center.

A Dosimetrist will work in conjunction with the Radiation Oncologist to supervise port set-up, provide localization of tumors, prepare contours, and produce isodose plots manually by computerized treatment.

About the Proton Beam Center

The Proton Beam Center 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.


Job Responsibilities
  • Communicates optimal treatment plans with Radiation Oncologist and ensures mathematical accuracy in regard to dose calculations.
  • Assists with treatment planning CT simulations which includes but is not limited to Fabrication and design of custom-made blocks, compensating filters, immobilization positioning devices and bolus material as required.
  • Maintains logbooks and radioactive shipments in brachytherapy source room.
  • Prepares radioactive materials for patient use and assists radiation oncologist as necessary during special procedures.
  • Participates in radiation safety requirements of department and quality assurance on treatment planning systems to check accuracy and consistency of data.
  • Participates in routine maintenance, quality control, and calibration of equipment which includes determination of electron cut-out blocked output factors.
  • Inputs and records patient billing into the computer system and completes other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • 1 to 2 years of experience preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Completion of a Medical Dosimetry 12 month or longer JRCERT accredited program
  • Knowledge and understanding of 2D, 3D, IMRT, and HDR and LDR brachytherapy treatment planning
  • Must be willing to certify, license, or graduate within 12 months of hire

Join our team as a Dosimetrist at the Proton Beam Center 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