Medical Physics: Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine, Medical Physics: Radiological Physics - General
The Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology at Children’s National Health Systems (CHNS) is recruiting a lead medical physicist. The physicist will be supporting all diagnostic imaging equipment that uses ionizing radiation (both x-ray and nuclear medicine) as well as ultrasound equipment. In addition, the physicist will help recruit for a recently created Radiation Safety Officer position. The ideal candidate will have over 3 years of clinical experience in Medical Physics. This is a faculty position and rank is commensurate with experience.
Children’s National Health System (CNHS), based in Washington, D.C, has been serving the nation’s children for over 145 years. CNHS is a Magnet designated hospital, consistently ranked among the top ten pediatric hospitals by US News & World Report and is affiliated with George Washington University. The Imaging Department has State-of-Art imaging equipment that includes 4 CT scanners, 2 nuclear cameras (including a CT-SPECT system opening in early 2018), 9 ultrasound units, 5 interventional rooms and many other imaging units. We are looking for a physicist with a dedicated interest in optimizing image quality and dose for pediatric populations.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Acceptance and annual testing of x-ray and ultrasound imaging equipment
Quality assurance of diagnostic imaging equipment
Shielding design for the installation of radiological equipment
Maintaining ACR, Department of Health, and Joint Commission imaging standards
Initiating and contributing to clinical research
Teaching imaging physics to physicians, residents and technologists
A PhD degree in Medical Physics and Nuclear Medicine, or with a background in Physics, Engineering or related discipline
Board certified in Diagnostic Medical Physics by the American Board of Radiology
Will obtain or be a licensed medical physicist in DC, MD, and VA.
Knowledge and expertise of radiological physics, computer data analysis, and diagnostic imaging equipment.
CHNS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.
Children’s National Health System (CNHS), based in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. The Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children’s Medicine, houses 313 inpatient beds, including 54 dedicated to our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, which is consistently top-ranked in the Washington, DC, MD, and VA region by U.S. News & World Report. CNHS has 6,647 employees. Our bene...fit package includes and medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance, supplemental life insurance, flexible spending accounts, long & short term disability insurance, annual, sick, and parental leave, 401 Retirement Plan, paid holidays, educational benefits and parking.
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