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Medical Physicist

Company: Steward Health Care
Location: Fall River
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:CompassionAccountabilityRespectExcellenceStewardshipIf you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for youMedical PhysicistJob Summary: Provides technical expertise and management skills for a reliable and cost efficient quality control program for four Varian linear accelerators, two GE CT simulators, an Acuity conventional simulator and two Nucleation HDR remote afterloaders. and dosimetric equipment. Responsible for calibration protocols and traceability to NIST. IMRT and three-dimensional treatment planningMinimum Education Requirements: The candidate is preferred to have a PhD degree in Medical Physics, Health Physics or related fields, with two years of postdoctoral training in Radiation Oncology. Experience in SRS, SBRT, HDR and IMRT is desirable. MS's with five years of clinical experience are also encouraged to apply. Completed Board Certification is desirable or at a minimum board examination eligibility is requiredMinimum Work Experience: Five years of clinical experience requiredOther skills and abilities: Knowledge of therapeutic radiation physics as applied to external beam and brachytherapy procedures in a modern radiation oncology departmentEquipment/Software/Certification: Knowledge and understanding of equipment; the two facilities are equipped with four Varian linear accelerators, two GE CT simulators, an Acuity conventional simulator and two Nucleation HDR remote afterloaders. All accelerators are IGRT capable machines three with cone beam CT. One of them is Novalis TX for SRS, SBRT treatments. Other equipments include Eclipse treatment planning systems for conventional external beams and IMRTs, BrainLab iPlan for SRS and SBRT planning, CMS Interplant for prostate implants, Nucletron Oncentra for HDR planning. QA systems include MOSAIQ system, Scanditronics water-tank system, Sun Nuclear QA3 and MapCheck systems, Kodak CR system and many other QA software, variety of physics equipment such as ion chambers, electrometers and solid water. The department offers a full range of radiation oncology services including conventional radiotherapy, IMRT, SRS, SBRT, brachytherapy (HDR and LDR) and limited radiopharmaceutical brachytherapy. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and hospital information management systems

Keywords: Steward Health Care, Fall River , Medical Physicist, Other , Fall River, Massachusetts

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