Under the direction of the Chief Physicist, the successful Medical Physics candidate will provide full time clinical medical physics coverage including, but not limited to, regular clinical physics coverage, machines QA, and participation in commissioning, upgrade, repair, acceptance testing of treatment equipment. Position responsibilities also include clinical trouble shooting, initial and weekly chart checks, treatment planning (HDR & SRS/SBRT) and other routine clinical physics responsibilities.
Ph.D. degree in Medical Physics with a minimum of three years of clinical experience in radiotherapy physics or an equivalent degree and completion of a CAMPEP-accredited Medical Physics Residency program with board certification or eligibility is required.
ABR Board Eligible or Board Certified
Fundamental computer skills and keyboard familiarity
Able to speak and write English Fluently
Demonstrated communication, organization and critical thinking skills
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of medical terminology
Individuals with clinical and research experience are encouraged to apply.
Documented formal IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT, Brachytherapy training
Experience with Varian linear accelerators, Eclipse treatment planning system, and ARIA EMR is preferred.
Internal Number: 16488
About The George Washington University Hospital
The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients — from local residents to our nation’s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women’s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation’s capital.
The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.
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