There’s a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. Because at our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There’s a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers and be the force behind the cures.
Performs radiation physics services for pediatric patients in the Department of Radiation Oncology in accordance with the standards of practice. Ensures the delivery of accurate radiation doses to pediatric patients. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the department and the organization.
The department of Radiation Oncology at St. Jude has a full-service with the focus on developing new treatments and methods for pediatric patient care. A component of effort is available for clinical trials and clinically-focused research projects. Services include conformal radiotherapy, IMRT, cone-beam CT-guided radiotherapy, brachytherapy (eye plaque and HDR), total body irradiation, and proton therapy. The St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center is the world’s only proton center dedicated solely to the treatment of children. The system is equipped with the Hitachi PROBEAT proton scanning beam delivery system (2 gantry rooms and 1 fixed horizontal beam room). Treatment planning systems includes Eclipse, Pinnacle, RayStation and Oncentra for HDR. Oncology Information System is MOSAIQ. Recently a purchase contract with Philips Healthcare has been executed. It will provide 1.5T MR, 3T MR, Spectral CT, Digital PET/CT, and Intellispace software. Our institutional commitment is to provide excellent clinical patient care and ground-breaking research in pediatric oncology and radiation oncology.
Four (4) years of experience with MS in Physics.
Two (2) years of experience with MS in Medical Physics or PhD in Physics.
Completion of Part II of the American Board of Radiology Exam preferred.
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