Dosimetrist - Abu Dhabi, UAE

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The Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE (CCAD) is a 364-bed, tertiary-care, adult-focus hospital. CCAD is an extension of the US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model.

In all, more than 30 medical and surgical specialties are represented at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. The hospital officially opened in May 2015.

Summary:

Uses TPS to create plans of radiation treatment, calculate the values of necessary parameters to adequately deliver the prescribed radiation dose and dose distributions, assist in complex treatment setups at CT simulation and/or at treatment, and assist in clinical instruction of therapists, therapy students, dosimetry students and residents in existing and new procedures. Responsibilities include:

  • Designs plans for radiation treatment by conferring with the attending radiation oncologist.
  • Calculates the values of necessary parameters (monitor unit, gantry angle, MLC settings) to deliver the prescribed radiation dose Participates in QA and special dose-verification measurements (e.g., TLD in-vivo measurements) as instructed by Head of Physics
  • Supervises complex treatment set ups, supervises special case setups in the CT simulator.
  • Prepares all technical documentation required for treatment set up and record completion.
  • Participates in department and professional education and training, department meetings, peer review, and chart rounds.

Reports directly to: Lead Physicist, Oncology
Reports indirectly to: Department Chair, Radiation Oncology

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Physics or Medical Physics required
  • CMD certification by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board or equivalent
  • Knowledge of simulation processes, treatment planning paradigms such as forward planning and IMRT planning, brachytherapy planning, in-vivo dosimetric measurements, and verify and record systems.
  • Minimum two years of current experience as a Dosimetrist after earning Certification

Benefits:

  • Tax-free income
  • Housing Allowance
  • Living Allowances (e.g., annual airfare)
  • Return airfare (start/end contract)
  • Medical coverage
  • 25 days paid annual leave and 10 Public Holidays
Interested in working in the USA?: We have positions in the USA for RNs educated in the Philippines and in other countries.



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Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

The Cleveland Clinic Hospital Abu Dhabi (CCAD) is a 364-bed, tertiary-care, adult-focus hospital. CCAD provides Western-style healthcare, according to the US Cleveland Clinic model. more

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is also the wealthiest emirate and the largest emirate. Wishing to establish itself as the cultural center of the Middle East, it is building a fantasy-like museum to which the Louvre will lend exhibits.

United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates, population approximately 9.7 million (2017 est. 12% Emirati citizens and 88% expatriates), is one of the most westernized countries in the Arabian Peninsula.

Three large cities: Abu Dhabi (the capital), Dubai (the UAE's most internationally-known city), and Al Ain (the university centre with a medical school). Has a long coastline and the Hajar Mountains to the East, which are great for hiking. Popular with tourists who come from Europe and from throughout the region. more