General Summary of Position:
- Provides assistance to radiation oncologists in dosimetry and treatment planning to the radiation oncology department, (both external and brachytherapy); dose calculation; fabrication of blocks and compensators; assists in radioactive sources handling, implementing new treatment techniques, and participation in the department's on-going quality assurance program. In collaboration with the chief physicist, performs a variety of quality control procedures on radiation-producing equipment and radioactive sources. Collects and tabulates quality assurance and volume data, and participates in the educational activities of the department.
- Master's degree in Radiological Physics or an equivalent discipline with knowledge of radiological sciences is required.
- Approximately one to two years of progressively more responsible experience in Radiation Oncology including high-energy accelerators and brachytherapy.
- Certification by the American Board of Medical Physics or the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology is preferred.
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