The Senior Physicist ensures the quality of care in the use of radiation-producing sources and imaging equipment while protecting patients and staff from radiation.
Performs required calibrations on radiation therapy equipment. Recommends and justifies new equipment and products for the Radiation Therapy department.
Conducts equipment performance reviews as needed and implements quality control procedures for imaging devices.
Recommends radiation safety procedures to areas using radiation.
Educates staff in radiation safety practices.
Ensures compliance with all appropriate regulatory agencies and handles the administration of personnel radiation monitoring programs.
Develops and maintains a quality assurance program for all treatment machines and planning systems.
Supports all physical aspects of patient treatment including consultation with radiation oncologists, calculation of radiation doses, design and fabrication of treatment aids and assurance of the accuracy of all treatment parameters.
Provides support and oversight for dosimetrists
Performs treatment planning evaluation, dose calculation verification, and phantom measurements.
Performs radiation treatment planning, radiation dose calculation for IMRT, brachytherapy.
Other Duties as assigned
Certified Medical Physicist credentialed from the American Board of Radiology obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Education and Work Experience:
Master's Level Degree
Masters Required, PhD preferred
3 + years experience with SRS, HDR, IMRT, IGRT. Experience with BrainLab, Exac Trac, Eclipse, Oncentra Brachytherapy.
Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent’s Health Services (SVHS) is a mission-driven organization committed to serving the poor and underserved. SVHS is a leading Connecticut healthcare system at the forefront in patient safety and quality, with a focus on creating holistic, compassionate environments.
SVHS, a member of Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic and la...rgest non-profit healthcare system, offers regional centers of excellence in cardiology, surgery, cancer care, orthopedics, diagnostics, women’s and family services, behavioral health, senior health and an array of specialized services all in a comfortable, patient-centered environment.
SVHS comprises St. Vincent’s Medical Center, St. Vincent’s College, St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services and St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation. It has received a Leapfrog “A” Safety Score two consecutive years, Magnet recognition and is a US News & World “Best Hospital” overall and in 6 specialties fo
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