Physicist-Radiation Oncology

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Physicist-Radiation Oncology

Physicist-Radiation Oncology

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    curt spallone

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    11 months ago

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TITLE: Physicist-Radiation Oncology

Would you like live and work in a community of around 21K and ranked as one of the best places to live in Michigan?
You could enjoy one of the great lakes and have opportunity to snowmobile, fish, hike and enjoy the outdoors as well as the Northern Lights.
The hospital is a licensed 300 bed facility that receives patients from across the UP and provides care in 65 specialties and subspecialties.
Its medical staff of more than 200 doctors works as a team with its more than 1,800 employees in caring for approximately 9,000 inpatients and more than 350,000 outpatients per year.
Performs medical physics duties in all areas of the hospital with priority given to needed services in the Radiation Oncology Department.
-Assists Radiation Oncology staff in the implementation of the approved treatment plan.
-Collaborates with the Radiation Oncologist to determine treatment plan for patients receiving radiation therapy.
-Validates accuracy of therapy treatments logged on weekly basis and at end of treatment period.
-Records charges accurately for procedures performed and submits charge sheets to clerical support.
-Interprets computer generated dosimetry information and presents this information to the Radiation Oncologist.
-Assists in the maintenance and calibration of all radiographic equipment in the Radiation Oncology Department.
-Assists in the design and fabrication of special blocks, compensators, and molds as required.
-Performs radiation performance surveys at other hospitals/clinics with approval of Program Director and as assigned.
Master's degree in Physics or related field.
Must be Board Certified, American Board of Radiology (ABR) or equivalent required.
Two years of clinical experience required.
Will work with another Physicist. Volumes range from 20-40 total patients per day, averaging ~30. That includes 1-5 SRS/SBRT patients per day.
This position is a day shift position and the position is not remote.
The equipment being used is: Varian TrueBean v2.7, Varian Aria and Eclipse v15
Sun Nuclear QA equipment: Daily QA3, ArcCheck, Profiler, 3D Tank, 1D Tank, PC electrometer, SNC Machine
RIT Software for Radiochromic film dosimetry
Toshiba CT Sim
VisionRT Surface Guidance
RadCalc software
The facility is offering a salary range starting at 127K and up based on experience. Will offer a complete benefit package including relocation assistance.