Health Physicist Job Description Sample
CompanyWA River Protection Solutions
Act as the technical authority for internal and external dosimetry.
Under minimal supervision, provides advanced technical, operational, and regulatory guidance on company's Radiological Protection issues.
Applies in-depth, advanced radiological engineering and health physics principles for multiple large facilities/projects in scope.
Performs assessments, calculations, and/or monitoring to determine the proper radiological controls and shielding required to meet or exceed company/regulatory standards, while considering the economic impacts.
Prepares technical documentation and models to support calculations.
Manages (tracking, estimating, etc.) and communicates changes to assigned schedule.
Verifies, tests, and checks peer's calculations for validity.
Functions as Radiological Engineer/Health Physicist lead or Subject Matter Expert within company.
Assist in hazard assessments by conducting engineering evaluations for projects deemed to have detrimental effects to the company if proper radiological controls are not implemented.
May guide less experienced professionals, and checks peer's calculations for validity.
Prepares briefings, presentations, technical papers, reports, and lectures to facility stakeholders and company directors.
Reviews and approves design drawings to ensure verified calculations have been included.
Perform field walk downs as deemed necessary to ensure implementations are performed to calculated design.
Other duties as assigned.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be assigned to work in high hazard nuclear facilities, hazardous waste sites, and construction projects and may potentially be exposed to chemical, biological and physical hazard agents, industrial and construction hazards, high noise, uneven terrain and adverse weather conditions (heat and cold). The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.
Bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering, health physics or applicable science or engineering discipline from an accredited college or university and 7 years' professional experience.
Documented and verifiable training in Rad Protection is required.
While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing during the day.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. Duties require use of personal protective equipment, such as respiratory protection and chemical protective coveralls.
Graduate degree in Health Physics.
Comprehensive knowledge of health physics concepts, principles and techniques; thorough knowledge of related disciplines.
Advanced knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations, DOE Orders, and ANSI standards that provide guidance and requirements for radiation protection programs.
Advanced knowledge of MCNP, SCALE, Origen ARP, MicroShield, HOTSPOT codes.
Certified Health Physicist (Part I & II).
This is a regular, full-time position, Monday through Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. hours of work.
Travel may be expected for this position.
Relocation Funding ProvidedYes
U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes
Shift Work RequiredNo
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LOCATION: Cone Health, SW-Environmental Health & Radiation Safety
Exempt: Yes | FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week) | Schedule:
Days | On Call: NO
The Health Physicist position reports directly to the Director of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety/Radiation Safety Officer and assists in the development, implementation, coordination, evaluation and continuous improvement of the radiation and laser safety programs. Responsibilities will include general surveillance of overall activities and areas in which radioactive materials/radiation sources and laser equipment are used, supporting compliance with rules and regulations, authorized users and research projects approval as specified by the Radiation Safety Officer or Radiation Safety Committee, consultation on radiation protection with department radiation safety liaisons, determination of need and evaluation of personnel monitoring, and implementation of instructional programs on safe procedures in the use of radiation sources.
Required: Bachelor's degree in environmental science, health physics, industrial hygiene, radiological health, physics, or related science field.
Preferred: Master's degree or higher in environmental science, health physics, industrial hygiene, radiological health, physics, or related science field.
Required: Experience in health and safety regulatory compliance. Familiarity with relevant regulations and standards (TJC, DHSR, NFPA, OSHA, EPA, NRC, NC Radiation Protection Section) required for hazardous waste management.
Preferred: Experience in regulatory compliance environment with (TJC, DHSR, NFPA, OSHA, EPA, NRC, NC Radiation Protection Section)
Required: Completed a formal hospital-based safety training programs such as radiation safety, hazardous materials management, environmental or radiological monitoring, or a safety program certificate of completion including to but not limited to fire safety, emergency response, and chemical/bloodborne handling.
Preferred: Certification in a related field such as National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologist (RPPT), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), or Certified Health Physicist (CHP). Completion of any recognized radiation safety-related course. RCRA /DOT training with record of completion. 40-hour HAZWOPER course and/or hazardous material management training with record of completion.
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Department86754 Office Of Research Safety
About the UnitThe Radiation Safety Team works diligently to reduce human exposure to radiation through the proper management and disposal of all radioactive materials utilized in clinical, teaching and research activities at the University of Chicago. Our staff also oversees UChicago's X-ray radiation program and laser safety program.
The Health Physicist will provide support to the University of Chicago's Radiation Safety Program and Laser Safety Program. The primary functions and duties will be in the following areas: radioactive waste management, radiation monitoring program, laboratory surveys, audits, package receipt surveys, radioactive material accountability, emergency response, escort users to secure locations according to internal procedures, coverage for medical procedures involving therapeutic use of radionuclides, laser safety, database entry, ALARA program, radiation safety training, and instrument quality control. Work is supervised and assigned at the task level.
Assist in the planning, scheduling, and conducting of radiation and contamination surveys in the research/medical center laboratories and other areas where radioactive material is used or stored, including analysis of smears for the measurement of radioactive contamination.
Assist with patient therapy procedures to ensure all regulatory and safety precautions are being followed, perform patient room setup as necessary to control contamination, conduct patient room decontamination procedures to include the removal of all equipment that contains radioactive contamination and removal of radioactive waste and survey of room for contamination.
Assist with providing radiation safety precautions to therapy patients and their family for either inpatient or outpatient procedures.
Conduct daily package receipt surveys and inventory entry in the database system.
Conduct leak testing and inventory of radioactive sealed sources.
Assist with the radiation monitoring program to include distribution and return of dosimetry.
Provide radiation safety training to University and Medical Center staff.
Assist with implementation of the laser safety program to include classifying laser systems, review of standard operating procedures and conducting laser lab audits.
Conduct radiation safety surveys and audits of laboratories using radioactive materials or x-ray producing equipment.
Be part of the emergency response team and carry the on-call pager as part of the response team.
Conduct instrument calibration and quality control checks.
Conduct daily waste management duties to include but not limited to the following:
Preparation of waste containers for laboratory use.
Deliver empty waste containers to laboratories and pickup full waste containers from the laboratories.
Assist with the disposal of liquid waste according to the regulations and University procedures.
Perform area surveys and removable contamination surveys in the waste facility as required.
Assist with the management of the decay-in-storage waste program from the research and medical laboratories.
Filing of records, logging of information and data entry into a database as necessary.
Assist in the preparation of information for waste shipments along with the organization and scheduling of waste shipping dates.
Assist in the waste inventory maintenance.
Conduct supply inventory for waste facility.
Cleaning and maintaining an organized waste facility.
Comply with biohazard/radiation safety/safety standards through proper handling of potentially hazardous chemical, biological agents, and/or radioactive materials/sources and attend annual safety/radiation safety training classes, as appropriate.
Conduct data entry of radiation safety records daily into a database to demonstrate compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Perform other duties as assigned by Director, Radiation Safety Officer, Assistant Radiation Safety Officer, Laser Safety Officer and Senior Health Physicist.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills including excellence as a team player are required with the ability to do multiple projects and manage deadlines.
Must communicate effectively with diverse staff, both verbally and in writing. Ability to read and understand regulatory language.
Requires alertness and attentiveness to details, good decision-making skills, demonstrated capacity and motivation to learn.
Must be able to thrive in a busy environment, fully committed to supporting the radiation safety and laser safety programs at the University and its Medical Center, and enthusiastic about joining a team dedicated to excellence in service.
Requires the ability to follow instructions to meet radiation safety objectives.
Strong math capabilities required.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Health Physics or Bachelor's Degree in related science field required.
- Experience in laser safety program desired.
- 4 years' experience in Radiation Protection required.
Licenses and Certifications:
- Eligible to obtain unescorted access to radioactive materials in quantities of concern (This includes an employment background check, and a fingerprint and criminal history check.).
Requires the ability to walk/travel (approximately 3 miles or more daily) and also requires 20% sitting and 80% standing and walking/traveling.
Requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
Must possess dexterity to maneuver 55 and/or 30 gallon drums with moving equipment (drum dolly, pallet jack, etc.).
Occasionally pushing, pulling objects weighing 100 lbs. or less.
Exposure to hazardous conditions within regulatory limits, such as exposure to radiation and radiation producing equipment, chemicals, biological agents, laser, and radioactive waste (mixed waste, low-level radioactive laboratory waste, and biohazardous waste).
All required documents must be submitted to be considered for this position
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Pay RangeDepends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Job is Exempt?Yes
Drug Test Required?No
Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?No
Health Screen Required?No
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The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu. Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.
Health Physicist Technologist
Health Physicist Technologist
Provides technical support associated with the recognition, measurement, evaluation, and control of potential health hazards. Conducts tests and field investigations to support environmental, engineering, and scientific personnel In determining sources and methods of controlling pollutants In air, water, and soil. Assesses worker exposure, operating practices, and material contamination in hazardous waste disposal or other radiation risk areas.
Provides technical support associated with the recognition, measurement, evaluation, and control of potential health hazards related to areas such as ionizing radiation, radioactive material, noise, and toxic, carcinogenic, and other harmful materials. Works in the field and In laboratories. May focus work on measurement, evaluation, prevention, control, containment, or personnel protection. Conducts tests and field Investigations to support environmental, engineering, and scientific personnel in determining sources and methods of controlling pollutants In air, water, and soil.
Determines sources of radiation; samples air, soil, and water; and conducts dosimetry calculations. Assesses worker exposure, operating practices, and material contamination In hazardous waste disposal or other radiation risk areas.
Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
Skill in related fields, such as mathematics, physics, biology, chemistry, industrial hygiene, and health physics, Including radiation protection, radiation monitoring, and hot cell support. Knowledge of and experience with health and safety controls and the surveillance of related safety measures and requirements. Knowledge of and experience with Industrial hygiene and safety-related risk assessments and corrective actions. Knowledge of Sandia National Laboratories and federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to industrial hygiene and safety. Knowledge of common and unique work hazards, occupational safety practices, operating configuration, and lockout/tag out policies and procedures.
Environment, Safety, and Health
AIS is actively seeking individuals who can contribute to national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our supplemental labor team at vital federal research and development installations supporting the Department of Energy. AIS has an established history of contributing to the success of their customer's mission. Available employment opportunities may range from administrative and logistical support to advanced technical positions.
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AIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Associates degree in a relevant technical field and 1 year of direct experience in a radiological and/or chemical laboratory performing radiochemical analysis.
Operational experience with gamma spectrometers, gas proportional counters, alpha spectrometers, and liquid scintillation counters.
Operational experience with sample preparation for radiochemical and/or chemical analyses.
Demonstrated computer skills including working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
Demonstrated knowledge of general laboratory practices and the ability to implement detailed directions.
Demonstrated self-motivation and ability to function in a team environment.
Self-directed and organized.
Able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "L" security clearance.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired):
B.S. or B.A. in a relevant technical field with one year of direct experience in a radiological and/or chemical laboratory performing radiochemical analysis.
Operational experience using Mirion/Canberra and Perkin Elmer software applications such as GENIE, ECLIPSE, QUANTASMART and ALPHA APEX.
Operational experience using ICP-OES and ICP-MS instrumentation.
Experience with radiochemical and analytical chemistry methods.
Working knowledge of statistical methods and method validation.
Working knowledge of electronics hardware maintenance and troubleshooting.
The Analytical Services Program is seeking a candidate to serve in a Laboratory Technologist position for the RPSD program. The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter who can multi-task and work independently as well as in a large team environment. The duties of this position include but are not limited to:
Login and prepare samples for counting;
Perform routine analyses, including field measurements, per approved procedures;
Perform calibration and quality control checks associated with all equipment;
Perform routine equipment maintenance and general laboratory work;
Prepare and analyze samples for radiological and chemical components;
Prepare waste for disposal and submit disposal requests per approved SNL processes;
Assist in the testing and modification of RPSD laboratory software applications;
Prepare/place RPSD facilities requests utilizing approved SNL processes;
Assist in developing and reviewing procedures and providing training;
Assist with preparing laboratory work planning, hazard controls and safety documentation
Perform additional duties, corrective actions, technical studies, and special projects as directed by the RPSD Program Leader
Health Physicist I
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Under the supervision of the Lead Health Physicist, responsible for the maintenance of radiation safety standards in all areas of the Hospital. Conducts radiation surveys as required to assure that safety and quality assurance standards are satisfied. Assists in all aspects of the radiation safety program, such as the personnel monitoring program, radiation shielding & safety survey of diagnostic therapeuyic x-ray devices, brachytherapy sources, staff training, laboratory surveys, and other medical health physics duties as necessary.
1.Provides surveillance of all health physics activities, including personnel and environmental monitoring. 2. Provides consultation service to all departments of the Hospital on matters relating to radiation protection, safety and quality assurance. 3. Maintains records of receipt, delivery and shipping of all radioactive materials entering or leaving Yale-New Haven Hospital. 4. Monitors all devices capable of producing ionizing radiation from the standpoint of the safety of patients and Hospital personnel. These duties include, but are not limited to measurement of radiation levels in rooms surrounding x-ray equipment, radioactivity storage, and patients containing radioactivity, surveying operating rooms following radioactive procedures based on age specific criteria (see Addendum). 5. Assists in the distribution and collection of personnel monitoring equipment; maintains personnel exposure records, notifies and investigates individuals and their supervisors of exposures exceeding control limits and recommending appropriate remedial actions, and investigates their causes. 6. Instructs patients, family and personnel in proper radiation protection procedures through in-service lectures and consultation based on age specific criteria (see Addendum). 7. Assists in the waste disposal program, including transport, storage and disposal records. 8. Assists in leak testing and inventory control of all sealed sources. 9. Assists radioactive decontamination products in case of accidents involving radioactivity, both on-site and in response to off-site radiation accidents that require emergency room services. Coordinates response with emergency room personnel in the event of a radiation accident. 10. Assists in radiopharmaceutical therapies to insure safe administration of doses, adherence to isolation and decontamination requirements, and release of patients and facilities afterwards. Insures that appropriate bioassay procedures are performed and completed. 11. Gives in-service lectures to those personnel working around or concerned about radiation or radioactive sources. 12. Through membership in scientific organization, attendance at scientific meetings, and reading of scientific journals, maintains an up-to-date knowledge of developments in radiological physics, and introduces new developments into the program at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Bachelor's Degree in Health or Radiological Physics or closely related discipline.
At least two (2) year's experience in radiation safety.
Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
Responsible for the maintenance of Radiation Safety Standards throughout the Hospital.
Regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in determining appropriate actions to be taken for maintenance of Radiation Safety Standards; conduct surveys to assure that safety and quality assurance requirements are satisfied; assist in operation of the Radiation Film Badge program, ordering, storage, and maintenance of records for radioisotopes used throughout the Hospital.
Medical Physicist - Radiation Oncology - UF Health Cancer Center
UF Health Cancer Center
The home of Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center is the state-of-the-art Charles Lewis Pavilion, a 220,000 square-foot structure completed in 2003. In addition to 60 private inpatient beds, the 10-story comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer center contains all ambulatory and other services required for cancer care from diagnosis through all phases of treatment and follow up. Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nurses, therapists, researchers and counselors.
UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health is seeking a strong clinical physicist to join our team. Applicants must have completed either a Masters or PhD in Medical Physics and a CAMPEP-accredited Medical Physics Residency program. Preference will be given to candidates with ABR certification. The successful candidate is expected to have good interpersonal skills in addition to excellent oral and written communication.
Our department treats more than 180 patients per day at 5 locations in the Orlando area. Our equipment includes 4 Varian TrueBeams, Varian Edge, Varian IX, TomoTherapy HD, Elekta Synergy, ViewRay MRIdian linac, Mevion S250 synchrocyclotron, and Nucletron HDR. Treatment planning for all centers is performed using full-scale Eclipse-ARIA deployed through Citrix. Although the major focus of this position is clinical support of our downtown photon clinic, the successful candidate will be required to provide periodic on-site support at regional care centers. Physicists are also expected to participate in our CAMPEP-accredited residency program, and there are opportunities to participate in clinical research.
- Masters degree in medical physics or the physical sciences.
- Current license (either TRP or MPT) in the State of Florida. If MPT licensed, many functions (calibration, brachytherapy, instrument specification, acceptance testing, shielding design, or protection analysis on radiation-emitting equipment or radiopharmaceuticals) must be performed under the appropriate level of supervision of a TRP-licensed physicist as required by Florida Administrative Code 64B23 and Florida Statute XXXII Chapter 483.901.
- Completion of two years clinical experience in a CAMPEP-accredited residency program.
Collaborate with the Chief of Physics to develop and administer a comprehensive maintenance program for all major equipment within the department.
Assist in development of performance, acceptance testing and commissioning specifications for newly acquired equipment. Review training and competency of technical staff.
Obtain and/or review treatment machine specific data required for accurate calculation of patient treatments. Verify accuracy of computer calculations and approve for clinical use. Review regularly and update as required in accordance with established QA program.
Periodically review QA records of all radiation producing equipment to assure its proper function and to identify possible trends or impending breakdowns.
AOSense, Inc. is the leading developer and manufacturer of innovative quantum technologies employing atom optics. Our devices use frequency-stabilized lasers and atoms in a vacuum cell to measure accelerations, rotations, magnetic fields, and time with unparalleled accuracy and stability. Our staff includes physicists and engineers with expertise covering a wide array of disciplines. Our teams are dynamic and fast paced since our hardware is cutting edge.
We are seeking physicists with expertise in atomic physics. As a Physicist at AOSense, you will apply your experience in laser technology and atomic physics to design, build, optimize, and test fieldable atom optic accelerometers, gyroscopes, absolute gravimeters, gravity gradiometers, atomic frequency standards, and magnetometers. You will help to guide the development of future generations of atomic devices as they transition from the laboratory into the field.
- Contribute to the design of atom-based sensors and frequency standards
- Coordinate physics unit (vacuum cells and optomechanics) fabrication and assembly
- Specify and implement performance requirements for control and optical subsystems
- Integrate atomic physics units with laser and control subsystems
- Test systems for sensitivity, accuracy, and environmental susceptibilities
- Contribute to research proposals for further development and applications
- Demonstrated expertise in laser technology for atom-based sensors and frequency standards
- Solid understanding of stability and accuracy limitations in atomic systems
- Experience designing and aligning laser systems with bulk and fiber optics
- Experience designing and building vacuum systems
- Hands-on experience with laboratory test and measurement equipment
- Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
- Applicants should thrive in a dynamic environment
- U.S. Government contracts require applicants to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
- Experience analyzing and evaluating the impact of electrical and laser noise on atomic systems
- Strong interest in optimizing the precision and accuracy of atomic systems
- Basic experience with optical design software (e.g., Zemax) and 3D modeling software (e.g., SolidWorks)
Ph.D. in Physics or equivalent professional experience
- Salary depends on qualifications and experience
- Medical and dental
- Stock plan
AOSense is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran or disability status, or any other federal, state or local protected class.
AOSense is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are disabled and require special assistance or a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment with AOSense, then please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (408) 735-9500 x210
The Medical Physicist supervises the Dosimetrists and Radiation Therapists in treatment planning and devises methods to apply laws and theories of physics to radiation medicine under the direction of the director of physics by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with the treatment planning with externally delivered radiation as well as use of internally implanted radioactive sources.
Assists with calibration and maintains the radiation sources, therapy units and other relevant major equipment to sustain efficient and accurate operation. Programs computer operations, develops beam data for computer input and maintains software and hardware for treatment planning.
Assists with development of specialized treatment aids and supervises technologists in the development and fabrication of such aids. Develops patient treatment plans and supervises technologist and dosimetrist in development of such plans.
Assists with maintenance schedules, component replacement and necessary modifications and calibration of continued safe operation with service engineers.
Assist with proper records and correspondence pertaining to quality control and quality assurance, calibration, radiation safety and compliance with state and Federal regulations and standards of accrediting bodies.
Assist with quality assurance of patient charts weekly for adequate and accurate documentation and dosage.
Assists engineering in regards to inventory and policy and procedures for inventory control.
Assists with planning and participates in supporting programs to ensure effective and safe use of radiation and radionucllides in human beings by physician specialists.
Teaches principles of physics to staff and technologists by mean of problem solving and in-services.
Cooperates in compliance with OSHA regulations relating to hazardous materials and blood-born pathogens.
Keeps abreast of new scientific methods and developments.
Masters Degree or equivalent or biological science, or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Specifically demonstrates understanding of medical physics in radiation oncology.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or styles. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra and statistical theory. Ability to work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations and proof of theorems.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstracts and concrete variables.
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Vector Atomic is commercializing quantum technology for real world applications including GPS-free navigation, telecommunications, and computing. We are focused on delivering near-term products that take advantage of the exquisite properties of quantum systems. These devices are designed with the cost, form, fit, and function for the real world.
Our scientists and engineers work closely to develop technologies from the system-level down to core components. Team members thrive in design, hands-on laboratory work, and communicating with each other and our customers. Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates at all experience levels to join our growing research team. If you have a passion for cutting-edge technology and thrive in a dynamic, team-oriented environment, Vector Atomic is a perfect fit.
- Ph.D. in atomic, optical, or quantum physics or a related field
- US citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card) required by US export control laws
We’re looking for experts with hands on experience in one or more of the following:
- Quantum sensing technologies and atomic clocks
- Narrow linewidth lasers, frequency combs, laser frequency stabilization
- Optics, fiber optics, electro/acousto-optics, detectors
- Micro-optics and integrated photonics systems
- Ultra-high vacuum (UHV) systems
- Atomic source technology
- Simulations in optics, magnetic fields, atomic sensors
- Analog, digital, and RF electronics
- Mechanical design (CAD)
- Control systems, instrument automation, system integration
At Vector Atomic we value teamwork, open and honest discourse, and work-life balance. We are an employee-owned company with competitive compensation and benefits including: family medical & dental insurance, paid time off, paid maternity/paternity leave, 401k matching, and a company stock plan. We are located in Pleasanton, CA.
Vector Atomic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Under the supervision of the Director of Radiation Therapy Physics, will work with the physics, medical and technical staffs in the precise calibration of equipment and the planning and execution of treatments. Will assist in the technical aspects of implementing new clinical programs. Will be involved with the routine and custom planning of treatment courses.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
including but not limited to:
Performs second checks of calculations completed by other physics staff members using department specific machine data to confirm treatment parameters.
Documents all measurements, planning and calculation parameters in the written and electronic charts.
Properly enters all charges for services rendered.
Performs routine quality assurance checks and calibrations of the therapy equipment in accordance with the physics division procedures
Performs or assists service engineers with routine and minor maintenance of therapy equipment, as needed, in accordance with the manufacturer's stated policies and procedures and documents same.
Performs weekly chart checks of patients under treatment following department procedures.
Assists in equipment evaluation, acceptance, commissioning and implementation of new programs.
Collaborates with physicians and technologists on clinical applications of equipment
Assist radiation oncologist where appropriate with brachytherapy and stereotactic treatment courses
Provides education and training of medical physics for physicians, nurses, technologists and other personnel as needed on a regular and interval basis
Provides instruction to professional staff and radiation therapists in treatment planning
Knowledge of tissue tolerances and dosing guidelines per standard guidelines for the department and physician
Organizes quality control practices and designs radiation installations
Knowledge of record and verify system and able to utilize the system for supporting documentation of treatment planning, QA, weekly physics procedures, special physics consultations, scheduling, patient alerts an charge capture
Maintains working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to assigned responsibilities
Attends department chart rounds, physics division meetings, and general department meetings.
Education: Masters degree in Medical Physics or a related field and completion of a clinical residency program or equivalent.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Board certified by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics in radiation oncology physics or board eligible and working towards certification. Certification is expected within three years of employment. Member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and/or the American College of Medical Physics
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Requires oral and written skills to properly document procedures, tests, and activities; to provide instructions to therapists staff concerning proper implementation of treatment; to interact with the radiation oncologist to insure that the proper treatment plan is achieved.
Experience: One year FTE clinical experience, minimum required. Experience received during training may be used to help satisfy this requirement.
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
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