Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics: Radiological Physics - General
Kaiser Northern California – Oakland
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Clinical Radiation Physicist
In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the provision of radiation therapy treatments to patients in an environment that meets the established standards for radiation safety for staff, physicians, patients, and the general public and in a manner that meets the service expectations of each of these groups.
The Radiation Oncology Department at Kaiser Permanente Oakland has three Varian linear accelerators (two 2300iX, one TrueBeam), a Varian VariSource afterloader, and a Zeiss IORT unit. We are seeking an experienced physicist to join a team of 2 ABR-boarded physicists, 3 certified medical dosimetrists, 4 radiation oncologists, and 10 radiation therapists to support our EBRT, SBRT, IORT, and HDR programs.
At least two years of postgraduate degree experience in the applicable medical physics subspecialty
A master’s degree in medical physics or a related field (master’s degree requirement waived if candidate meets certification requirements); a Ph.D. in medical physics preferred
Certification by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in Therapeutic Radiological Physics or Medical Physics, or certification by the American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP) in Radiation Oncology Physics; you may be hired conditionally if considered board eligible by the ABR with completion of ABR Board Certification required within three years of hire date
Experience in designing, implementing, and monitoring quality assurance programs in the applicable medical physics subspecialty
Additional qualifications specific to Radiation Oncology: 1. Experience performing calibration of all radiation therapy equipment; 2. Treatment planning experience; 3. Prefer experience in linear accelerator commissioning and/or stereotactic radiosurgery; 4. Brachy therapy experience
General knowledge of medical radiation physics, medical radiation safety, and pertinent regulations
Good communication skills, demonstrated customer service skills, and a willingness to be part of a team
General knowledge of computers and their applications in radiation oncology
The ability to teach residents preferred
The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
Kaiser Permanente offers a generous benefits package including a pension. For immediate consideration, please send your resume to Jenny.M.Covalt@kp.org or visit http://jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 625688.
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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