The Therapeutic Med Physicist 1, under the direction of the Director of Medical Physics from the Department of Radiation Oncology, performs the technical aspect of safe and effective delivery of radiation therapy to achieve the therapeutic treatment outcome of a patient.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs, evaluates and manages regularly scheduled quality assurance testing of treatment related machines and/or systems (linear accelerator, brachytherapy, computed tomography, and radiation treatment planning system). Performs and supervises any radiation treatment that requires a therapeutic medical physicist to be present. Performs, supervises and evaluates any computer aided planning and/or calculation for radiation treatment (external beam and brachytherapy). Performs and evaluates patient related dosimetric measurements to evaluate treatment quality. Provides consultation to radiation oncologists, clinical staff and patients if requested. Participates in acceptance and commissioning of new treatment modality. Participates in state and federal compliance of the department. Fulfills, and provides proof of, continuing education, licensure, and/or certifications required to remain qualified for this role.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Good communication skills (written and oral). Able to behave and perform in a professional manner with staff and patients. Able to work on weekends if required to maintain operation of the clinic. Good understanding and clinical judgement of radiation oncology clinical workflow. Able to perform tasks independently without routine supervision. Knowledge of and Able to operate and maintain radiation treatment machines/equipment/detectors/software. Knowledge of and Able to perform and manage regularly scheduled quality assurance testing of treatment related machines and/or systems including patient related dosimetric measurements. Able to take call, if required.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Masters
MAJOR - Physics
MAJOR - Physics
MAJOR - Physics or Related Field
EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS)
Medical Physicist (LMP): Licensed by the State of Texas as a Medical Physicist.
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