Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2020
  • Job ID:
    20023184
  • Job Family
    Cancer Institute
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description
Medical Physicist FullTime
AdventHealth Waterman
Location: 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Waterman:
  • Join an organization whose mission is "To Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ"
  • Opportunities for career growth within an organization recognized locally and nationally as a healthcare leader
  • No state income tax
  • Onsite Child Care Center

Schedule/Hours

M-F/Days

You will be responsible for:


Supports the administration of the radiation safety program, including compliance with all regulatory/certification agencies, staff training, and supervision of radioactive source ordering/handling/waste removal/disposal; may provide annual radiation safety in-service to Radiation Oncology staff.


Assists in performance of the Quality Assurance on linear accelerators, simulators, HDR unit and any other radiation therapy treatment devices; maintains Quality Assurance program for all treatment modalities.


Performs weekly chart reviews of Radiation Oncology treatment plans under direction of Chief Medical Physicist.


Performs dosimetry calculations for external beam, brachytherapy and radiopharmaceutical therapy for Radiation Oncology, including in-vivo dosimetry and measurement system.


Assures the accuracy of treatment unit parameters and settings used for patient treatment, including accurate transfer of planning data between simulator, CT, treatment planning computer and treatment unit.


Actively participates in implementation of new programs and technologies, such as information management system, treatment planning, and new modalities.

Provides medical physicist consultation to physicians, staff and patients as needed

Assists dosimetry staff in the performance of treatment planning, providing coverage when needed; assists in dosimetrist training.  

Assists in the design and fabrication of treatment aids and treatment beam modifiers.


Qualifications

What you will need:

  • Minimum of M.S. in Medical Physics from an accredited program.
  • Minimum of 5 years' clinical radiation therapy physics experience.
  • State of FL Therapeutic Medical Physics license.
  • American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physics Certification in Therapeutic Medical Physics.
  • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association

Job Summary:


The Medical Physicist, under the direction of the Chief Medical Physicist, works in consultation with Radiation Oncologists to provide radiation therapy to the Oncology patients.  The Medical Physicist assists the physics and dosimetry sections of Radiation Oncology, including treatment planning and monitoring radiation output employed in the patient treatments.




This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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