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The Medical Physicist will have the overall responsibility for the technical aspects of the patient's radiation treatment. The Medical Physicist will supervise (or perform) the computerized planning of the patient's radiation beams and their placement. The person will oversee (or perform) the quality assurance program of the treatment machines, planning computers and patient's radiation treatment plans. The person also should perform as an integral member of the radiation oncology team by providing specialized medical physics support. The person will be required to work a flexible schedule according to patient volume. Excellent computer skills are necessary.
Masters of Science Degree in Physics, or Masters of Science Degree in Medical Physics from an approved institution. Board Certification from the American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physics is preferred.
A minimum two to three years experience. Prior radiation oncology experience required; experience in HDR, SRS, Brachytherapy strongly preferred.
The person may be exposed to infectious diseases or hazardous material, in an average clinical radiation therapy setting. The position requires good communication skills. The person must possess keen observation and listening skills, and must be able to work most of the day under stressful conditions. Must have the ability to hear and observe all the surroundings of the department and have manual dexterity.