21st Century Oncology is seeking a clinical Medical Physicist to join our team. We have several centers in the area offering linac-based therapy, Tomotherapy, and brachytherapy (seed-based and HDR). The successful candidate will have the chance to contribute to our active SRS/SBRT program, use some of the latest industry treatment and calibration equipment, and work with a close-knit team of experienced physicists. We are currently in the process of upgrading the linacs in several of our centers and will have multiple commissioning opportunities in the near future. This is a great opportunity for a physicist looking for a dynamic clinical environment with a great support team.
Please note that we will be sending representatives to the 2019 Annual AAPM conference in San Antonio, Texas (July 14-18). If you plan on attending the conference, please apply through this site and let us know if you’d be interested in an informal interview in San Antonio.
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 AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists with treatment planning using externally delivered radiation as well as use of internally implanted radioactive sources.
- Assists with calibration and maintenance of therapy units, radiation sources, and other relevant major equipment to sustain efficient and accurate operation.
- Assists with generating 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.
- Actively participates in patient chart checks (initial, continuing, and final) and treatment plan reviews, image fusion, dose calculation verifications, and special physics consultations as requested by physicians.
- Keeps abreast of new scientific methods and developments.
- Certification by the American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physics in Therapeutic Medical Physics. (Will consider Board Eligible applicants who will be Board Certified within two years of hire.)
- License to practice Therapeutic Radiological Physics in the State of Florida or the ability to obtain a license before starting work.
- Interacts effectively and efficiently both verbally and in writing with department staff regarding medical physics and radiation safety issues, and consults the chief physicist when uncertain how to handle a given problem
- Committed desire to collaborate and communicate with other members of the team to deliver clinical excellence.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Master’s Degree or equivalent in Medical Physics or related field. ABR Certification or Board Eligibility with the ABR.
- Specifically demonstrates understanding of medical physics in radiation oncology
CONFIDENTIAL AND SENSITIVE INFORMATION:
- Must properly control the release of proprietary and confidential information
- Must be able to fluently speak, write and understand English
- Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Description Clause
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by team members and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.