Medical Physicist Job Description Sample
Position SummaryThe US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care and in 2017 Vantage Oncology joined The US Oncology Network. The US Oncology Network empowers the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home. Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
The US Oncology Network has 1,400 affiliated physicians, 400 locations across the United States and 800,000 patients treated annually
We have an immediate opening for a full time Medical Physicist (Board Certified)
Responsible for the design optimization, technical evaluation, and precise and accurate delivery of radiation treatment plans. Responsible for the safety of patients and staff. May participate in clinical, research and educational duties. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Determines the need for, specifies, and accesses dosimetric and treatment planning equipment including, but not limited to, measurement instruments to calibrate all treatment equipment and monitoring devices, computerized treatment planning systems, computerized water phantom systems with appropriate ionization chambers and diodes, film densitometry systems, etc.
Participates in the specification, selection, and acceptance of radiation-producing machines, accessories, and computerized treatment-planning system.
Supervises arrangements for proper maintenance of radiation treatment equipment.
Periodically evaluates all equipment for continued utility, appropriateness, reliable performance, age and condition and makes recommendations on practical life span, obsolescence and replacement.
Maintains responsibility for the design and implementation of the aspects of the quality management program that involve the use of the external beam radiotherapy equipment as well as the review and approval of the procedures followed by the radiation therapy staff.
Advises and consults with physicians to provide advice or direction to technical staff when patients are being planned or treated. Develops protocols for performing and checking monitor units calculations to ensure all calculations agree with written prescription.
Participates in chart rounds to ensure the fulfillment of the prescription and review any changes in dose and patient set-up.
Completes, keeps and maintains proper records of all required documentation relating to radiation treatment plans and equipment, QA and calibration records. Participates in the clinical instruction of newly hired radiation staff and radiation therapy students.
Conducts HDR (high dose rate) and LDR (low dose rate) brachytherapy procedures as needed. May be expected to act as a junior physicist mentor. Experience with ARIA and Eclipse, and have SBRT/SRS treatment planning experience.
Directs the radiation oncology physics program, including the technical direction of medical dosimetrists, therapy equipment service engineers and other physics support staff.
Master's degree in Physics or Medical Physics from an accredited college or university.
Board-certified by American Board of Radiology or Board of Medical Physics.
Possess a minimum three to five years experience in clinical radiation physics.
Experienced in ARIA and Eclipse and have SBRT/SRS treatment planning experience.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Medical Physicist - Implements and monitors a radiation safety program to protect patients, personnel, and the public from unsafe radiation exposure.
At UCHealth, we do things differently
We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve.
As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.
Provides radiation safety education by presenting lectures, staff training, and consultation to ensure the safe use of medical radiation.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to assist with problem identification and resolution, cost containment issues, implementation of new services, and systems/performance measures.
Develops and implements appropriate shielding designs, frequent surveys, and routine exposure monitoring.
Develops, implements, and monitors the organization's radiation safety program and ensures the program's compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Master's degree in in Medical Physics, Physics, Radiation Biology or related field.
- Board eligible with completion of board certification within 3 years or QMP
Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy.
We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.
Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements.
No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.
We Are Hiring
Title: Medical Physicist
City, State: Wichita, KS
Location: Via Christi Hospital St Francis
Department: Physics Amb
Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 40 hours Weekly
Why Join Ascension?
Why Via Christi Health:
Via Christi Health, a part of Ascension, is the largest healthcare provider in the state of Kansas. The ministry operates a network of hospitals, home care services, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and other health services. We provide care in 22 cities; and employ approximately 6,300 employees. In Wichita, we were voted best in town by the Wichita Eagle's 2017 Reader's Choice Awards. Via Christi is also nationally recognized, being named in Becker's Healthcare 2017 list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great oncology, neurosurgery and spine programs.
What Via Christi Health offers:
Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
Compensation/Benefits: Via Christi Health offers a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to those most in need.
What You Will Do
What you will do:
Ensures the quality of care in the use of radiation-producing sources and imaging equipment, while protecting patients and staff from radiation.
Performs required calibrations on equipment. Recommends and justifies new equipment and products for the department.
Conducts equipment performance reviews as needed and implements quality control procedures for imaging devices.
Recommends radiation safety procedures to areas using radiation.
Educates staff in radiation safety practices.
Supports all physics aspects of patient treatment including consultation with radiation oncologists, calculation of radiation doses, design and fabrication of treatment aids and assurance of the accuracy of all treatment parameters.
You will do all of this while contributing to mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: Service to the poor
Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life. Reverence
Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life Integrity
Inspiring trust through personal leadership. Wisdom
Integrating excellence and stewardship. Creativity
Courageous Innovation. Dedication
Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
If you're looking for a career where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
The qualifications you will need:
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in Diagnostic Medical Physics and qualified to perform MQSA physics testing of Diagnostic Mammography imaging systems. If not certified, must be Board eligible by ABR in Diagnostic Medical Physics and trained in mammography imaging physics. If the required certifications/qualifications are not completed at the time of application, these must be completed within 3 years after being hired.
One or more of the following additional board certifications are desired; but not required. None of these board certifications may be substituted for the required credentials- American Board of Health Physics, comprehensive- American Board of Medical Physics in Medical Health Physics- American Board of Radiology in Nuclear Medical Physics- American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine: Physics and Instrumentation- American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine: Radiation Protection
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent required Master's degree in a related field, or combination of Bachelor's degree and related experience preferred.
- 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
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Landauer Medical Physics is currently looking for a therapy physicist to join our growing practice group as part of the radiation oncology team supporting an advanced comprehensive cancer center located in Eastern North Carolina. This position is for a progressive, hands-on masters or PhD degree physicist with a successful clinical track record. Responsibilities include all aspects of clinical radiation oncology physics, quality assurance, and verifying the accuracy of treatment planning. The site treats approximately 22 patients per day with one radiation oncologist and one CMD dosimetrist. There are approximately 15 SBRT cases per year.
Equipment: Varian Trilogy , Philips Wide Bore CT
Programs: Eclipse/Aria environment, SBRT, IMRT
Must be comfortable working as a solo physicist
Experience with SBRT
Masters or PhD in Medical Physics or related field
DABR certification or eligibility
Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Clinical Physicist
Under the general supervision of the Radiation Therapy Manager and according to established policies and procedures, the Medical Physicist in collaboration with other members of the medical team has the primary responsibility for the technical aspects of clinical treatment provided through the radiation therapy department. Collaborates with Medical Staff in developing the course of treatment, clinical documentation, and review of outcomes.
Provides training for departmental staff, provides lectures and training for medical staff as requested, serves as radiation safety officer, assists in the strategic planning for equipment and provision of services, assists in development of policies and clinical protocols, provides professional oversight for departmental operations. Assists with duties of the Dosimetrist role as assigned including generating radiation treatment dosage calculations and treatment locations, computerized treatment plans, and dose distributions in order to provide radiation treatment in accordance with the Radiation Oncologists' order. Calibrates radiation therapy equipment.
Other areas of involvement may include but are not limited to, radioactive source handling, radiation safety, and patient setup assistance. Performs verification checks and applies quality assurance procedures to ensure accuracy of dose calculations. Performs job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Must be a graduate of a Medical Physics program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs (CAMPEP) with Residency requirements complete. Master's level required. Doctoral level preferred. Certified through the American Board of Radiology (ABR). 2 years of experience required.
Medical Physicist Position
Duke University Health System
Location: Wake County
Applicants are invited to apply for a medical physicist position in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Duke University Medical Center. This position will join a team of physicist at our Duke Cancer Center in Wake County to primarily provide all aspects of clinical physics support for our radiation therapy facilities.The three facilities at Duke Cancer Center Wake County are within 30minutes from the Duke main campus and 10-20 minutes from each other.
Equipment includes 4 modern linear accelerators, all with OBI/CBCT for IGRT and with OBI/CBCT for IGRT and gated treatment, 3 CT simulators, Brain Lab SRS system, 1 HDR unit,networked ARIA informationet worked ARIA information system and Eclipse treatment planning system across the Duke Health System.Special procedures will Special procedures will include SRS, SBRT, IMRT/IGRT, and HDR brachy therapy. In addition to clinical coverage, the division of radiation physics also provides physics teaching for graduate students in medical physics, both medical physics and radiation oncology residents,and medical students from Duke medical school.
Active research programs mainly involve IMRT/IGRT,3D dosimetry, oncologic and biologoncologic and biological imaging, modeling of radiation damage for normal tissues and of tumor control using radiation, advanced MR imaging, stereo tactic radiosurgery, and stereo tactic body radiotherapy.The successful candidate for the Medical Physicist position will involve a full range of physics activities in the radiation oncology department. Preference will be given to individuals with Ph.D.and extensive clinical and development research experience (Board certification or eligibility is required). We are looking for a highly motivated individual to develop his/her professional career at Duke University Medical Center.
Work requires the background in radiation physics normally acquired through a Master's degree in Medical Physics.
Work generally requires more than 2 years of clinical experience in a hospital radiation oncology or radiology department. American Board of Radiology certification preferred.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
Duke University Medical Center offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability,genetic information, gender,gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
All candidates must apply on the DUKE HR website:https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply. Please send all resumes to:
Fang-Fang Yin, PhD Professor and Chief of Radiation Physics
Department of Radiation Oncology
Box 3295 DUMC Durham, NC 27710
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Fax: 919-681-7183Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.
To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Work requires the background in radiation physics normally acquiredthrough a Master's degree in Medical Physics.
Work generally requires one year of experience, student or otherwise,in a hospital radiation oncology or radiology department.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Fluke Health Solutions (FHS) is a powerhouse collection of companies coming together to offer the highest quality clinical and radiation technology available! Our latest acquisition of LANDAUER truly positions us as a Global Leader, spanning across the globe in multiple healthcare industries including Biomedical, Radiation, Dosimetry and Physics.
It exemplifies our desire to join forces to deliver critical patient and staff safety solutions to healthcare providers around the world. Landauer's core strength in dosimetry services and medical physics complements our existing efforts to help customers navigate complex regulatory environments around radiation exposure. Collectively, our work empowers our everyday heroes to focus only on protecting lives.
We're working alongside customers to chart the next frontiers of what's possible. And, because we're part of Fortive and Fluke, we have access to incredible resources and diverse expertise to expedite that future.
We are putting together a dream team of Digital talent to take us to the next level. Are you interested in being part of this team and making a huge impact, both for the company itself and in support of our mission to empower our everyday heroes to focus only on protecting lives? then keep on reading!
Landauer Medical Physics is currently looking for a therapy physicist to join our growing practice group as part of the radiation oncology team supporting an advanced comprehensive cancer hospital located in San Jose, CA. This position is for a progressive, hands-on Master's Degree physicist with a successful clinical track record. Responsibilities include all aspects of clinical radiation oncology physics, quality assurance, and verifying the accuracy of treatment planning.
Equipment: GE Lightspeed CT Scanner CyberKife VSI, HDR iX Varisource, Linac iX and ARIA version 13.7
Programs: Eclipse Treatment Planning ArcCHECK and Daily QA3
Masters or PhD in Medical Physics or related field
DABR certification or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years experience as a Clinical Physicist
Health Quest was formed through an affiliation of four hospitals: Northern Dutchess Hospital (Rhinebeck, NY), Putnam Hospital Center (Carmel, NY), Sharon Hospital (Sharon, CT) and Vassar Brothers Medical Center (Poughkeepsie, NY). Health Quest also includes affiliated healthcare providers Health Quest Medical Practice and The Heart Center. Together, these hospitals and healthcare providers have devoted themselves to the development of clinical specialties and medical programs and services.
We also count among our partners long-term care facilities, a free-standing radiation oncology center, urgent care centers, a multi-specialty medical practice and a home care service.
HEALTH QUEST IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Ensures the safe use and delivery of radiation oncology procedures. Follows applicable guidance and recommendations from national organizations and ensures compliance with State and Federal regulations.
Should be familiar with the following systems:
Varian & Elekta Linear Accelerators
RayStation treatment planning software
Elekta Nucletron HDR brachytherapy
MOSAIQ Record & Verify
GE & Philips CT/Simulators
VisionRT motion management software
Zeiss Intrabeam for Intraoperative brachytherapy
Requires a minimum of a Masters' degree in Medical Physics
Requires a minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in the field of physics
Must either be licensed as Therapy Medical Physicist or be eligible for licensure.
Landauer Medical Physics is currently looking for a therapy physicist to join our growing practice group as part of the radiation oncology team supporting an advanced comprehensive cancer center located in Portsmouth, Ohio. This position is for a progressive, hands-on master's degree physicist with a successful clinical track record. Responsibilities include all aspects of clinical radiation oncology physics, quality assurance, and verifying the accuracy of treatment planning.
Equipment: 1 Elekta Versa HD Linear Accelerator, Nucletron HDR, Pinnacle TPS and Mosaic R&V. Sun Nuclear ArcCheck, Profiler2, 1D Tank and Standard Imaging PIPSpro
Procedures: IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, HDR
A minimum of 5 years therapy medical physics experience or completion of a CAMPEP Accredited Residency, Board Certification and strong leadership skills are a plus.
Knowledge of Elekta, Pinnacle, Oncentra and Mosaic is preferred. Experience with SRS is a plus as the facility is planning to start a program in the near future.
LANDAUER Medical Physics is currently looking for an Imaging Physicist to join our team in Newnan, GA. The candidate should be proficient and qualified in General Radiographic and Fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine (including PET), Mammography and Ultrasound as well as be experienced Medical Health Physics, radioactive materials licensure and license support. The position will be based in primarily in Newnan, GA with quarterly short-term travel to additional sites in up to 4 other states. Travel costs will be reimbursed. The individual should be motivated, quick to learn, and work independently.
Education: MS or PhD degree, licensure or registration in multiple states is a plus
The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and computer skills.
The candidate must have experience in Medical Health Physics and regulatory compliance
Demonstrated an ability to learn new technical procedures quickly in unfamiliar environments and to apply previous knowledge to unknown topics to accomplish appropriate results.
Demonstrated expertise and experience in 5 or more of the following areas of Imaging Physics practice: Nuclear Medicine (including gamma cameras and licensing), PET, Radiological/Fluoroscopy, MRI, Mammography, Radiation Safety (or RSO).
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