Medical Physics: Industry, Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology
The Ackerman Cancer Center is looking for a leader for our Physicist Team. This position is responsible for managing the staff and workload of the Medical Physics Department, including staff hiring, supervision, performance management, training, and discipline duties. In this role, the Manager is responsible for scheduling appropriate staff to support patient schedules and ensure quality and appropriateness of healthcare provided in the department, including assessment of treatment plans, and accuracy of records. The Manager is responsible for ensuring Practice knowledge of, and observance of, State and Federal rules and regulations regarding the safe use of radioactive materials and radioactive producing machines.
Major Job Responsibilities:
Provide management to the Medical Physics Department, including day-to-day supervision and scheduling
Direct staff in planning/reviewing treatment plans prior to treatment and performing additional weekly checks to ensure proper delivery of the treatment plans
Ensures the Linear accelerators and Proton accelerator are functioning safely, calibrated and produce stable radiation beams
Ensures radioactive material records are maintained per legal and safety requirements
Helps the Radiation Safety Officer maintain legal records for the State of Florida
Ensure Medical Physicists review all patient dosimetry, secondary dosimetry checks and conducts weekly chart reviews during radiation treatment courses
Provides technical support to the medical patient plan developed by the Radiation Oncologist
Assists, as requested by physician, in areas of patient treatment modality, equipment selection and utilization
Current FL license as Therapeutic Radiological Physicist
Graduate degree in Medical Physics
Certification by the American Board of Radiology
7+ Years’ medical physicist experience in a radiation oncology facility
Experience with SRS and HDR planning
Successful experience in design and fabrication of treatment aids and surface plaques
Strong oral and written communication skills
1+ Years’ experience with Proton radiation therapy
Knowledge of Elekta equipment
Physicist team works Monday-Friday (occasional weekends)with rotating shift assignments which may involve 6:00a start times to 12:00a end times
Full-Time: 40+ hours per week
Ackerman Cancer Center offers pay commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package.
About Ackerman Cancer Center
Our Board-Certified team includes Radiation Oncologists, a Medical Oncologist, Medical Physicists, Medical Dosimetrists, Oncology Nurses, Radiation Therapists, Molecular Imaging Technologists, Oncology Social Workers and an Oncology Dietician.
Our facilities in Jacksonville and Amelia Island offer advanced treatments such as IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT, VMAT, HDR Brachytherapy, and AccuBoost Breast Cancer Radiotherapy.
We utilize RaySearch treatment planning, MOSAIQ EMR, Elekta Linear Accelerators and a Mevion S250 proton therapy unit.
We also offer comprehensive diagnostic services for the convenience of our patients. These services include: PET/CT, CT, MRI, mammography, ultrasound and bone density scanning.
The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers,
and computing professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), American Physical Society (APS Physics), AVS
Science and Technology, IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.