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Candidates would be joining an energetic team of two other physicists and four dosimetrists who work in the same radiation oncology system of three hospitals. McKee Medical Center has one Truebeam STx linac with Exactrac and Vision RT. A Gammed HDR unit will be installed in 2019. The OIS is Mosaiq and the treatment planning systems are Pinnacle, Brainlab, and Brachyvision.
McKee Medical Center recently became a full partner of the MD Anderson Cancer Network. McKee is also APEx accredited.
Work culture embraces a positive work culture, principles of “Just Culture” and a culture of Safety. Patient experience is a high priority for the cancer program.
This position provides physics services by following department/facility policies, procedures, and protocols. This position ensures optimal care/treatment to the patient population.
Verifies proper operation and safety of all machines and sources producing radiation in accordance with established guidelines and protocols.
Performs measurements or other evaluations as necessary to ensure accurate dose delivery for treatments. Uses independent judgment and applies learned methodologies according to established policy and procedures.
Provides support and assistance in the delivery of all radiation therapy treatments, including advanced specialized therapies. Assists in or perform computer treatment planning as needed. Assists in the evaluation and implementation of new therapies and protocols. Serves as a physics services resource for all staff.
Assists in staff continuing education on appropriate medical physics and radiation safety procedures as needed. Demonstrates professional behavior/conduct in all interactions; fosters teamwork, efficient use of resources and quality patient outcomes.
Maintains a safe environment for patients, personnel, and visitors. Ensures all radiation safety standards and regulatory requirements are met.
Participates in regular quality assurance reviews. Ensures proper documentation is recorded and maintained.
Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to the Medical Physics practice. This includes maintaining the confidentiality of all work information.
Assures the efficient operation of the workflow of the department by performing other duties as assigned. May hire, train, conduct performance reviews and direct the workflow for the department staff.
Masters Degree or PH.D. in Medical Physics or other related discipline is required.
Current certification from the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiological Physics and licensure by the state of practice where required. Experience with procedures in the specific department required. BLS certification.
Must possess knowledge in medical physics including regulations governing the use of radiation in medicine, advanced computer skills, advanced treatment planning, and quality control procedures. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems.
Internal Number: 227179
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