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Medical Dosimetrists

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What they do:
Generate radiation treatment plans, develop radiation dose calculations, communicate and supervise the treatment plan implementation, and consult with members of radiation oncology team.
On the job, you would:
  • Advise oncology team members how beam modifying or immobilization devices should be used in radiation treatment plans.
  • Calculate or verify calculations of prescribed radiation doses.
  • Calculate the delivery of radiation treatment, such as the amount or extent of radiation per session, based on the prescribed course of radiation therapy.

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Skills

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Abilities

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Personality

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software
  • Medical condition coding software Hot Technology
  • MEDITECH software Hot Technology
Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software

Education

Education: (rated 3 of 5)

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Job Outlook

Average Outlook
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Salary
$44,090
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