Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology Dosimetry, Medical Physics: Radiological Physics - General
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Kaiser Permanente has almost 4 million patient members in Northern California. The Oakland Radiation Oncology Center is one of 5 Kaiser Permanente RT Centers in Northern California which are configured with similar equipment and software platforms. Kaiser Permanente – Northern California is also one of the largest enrollers of NRG clinical trials patients in North America.
Chief Radiation Physicist
The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) is recruiting for an experienced Medical Physicist to serve as the Chief Physicist of a new RT center in Oakland, California which opened in the Spring of 2009. The current Chief Physicist will be retiring in later 2017. This center annually treats 850-900 external RT patients (3D-CRT, IMRT/RapidArc), 50 HCR Intracavitary patients, 50 Intrabeam (Breast IORT), and is also starting SBRT for Lung cancer patients (on the new Truebeam). The center is part of a multispecialty 5 floor medical office building which includes Medical Oncology and Surgical Specialties on the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center Campus.
There are 3 Linac vaults:
2 Varian iX Linacs with 6/15 photons, 120 leaf MLC, OBI/CBCT (matched energies) – installed 2009
1 Varisource HDR remote afterloader is housed in an iX vault.
The center has its own GE 80 cm wide bore, 16 slice Lightspeed RT CT simulator, Eclipse TPS, Aria R&V 13.6, Mimvista.
The Chief Physicist manages the Physics and Dosimetry staff which includes 2 Staff Medical Physicists and 3 Dosimetrists. The Physician Staff consists of 4 Radiation Oncologists. The desire to take on the challenge of expanding a program, to collaborate on regional physics standards with physicists at other Kaiser Permanente RT centers, to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as prior significant clinical physics work experience are required. Strong preference is given for 1) experience establishing technical guidelines and policies for a center or a new program, and 2) prior management and leadership experience as a Senior or Chief Physicist. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a large integrated medical system are essential. The Chief Physicist will report directly to the Physician Chief of Radiation Oncology
This position offers an excellent salary, benefits and pensions, unmatched job security, and the opportunity to build and lead a new program. Start date is roughly 7/17-9/17 although there is some flexibility on these dates.
For immediate consideration, please visit http://jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 579742.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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