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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Physicist.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance of quality assurance program, supervision and review of dosimetrists tasks, review of planning procedures and oversight of the patient planning and treatment process with brachytherapy or external beam radiation therapy
Treatment Planning: Identifies and evaluates target volumes and critical structures. Generates QA plans as required for IMRT quality assurance and reference points as needed for physics checks. Follows established policies and procedures as they relate to treatment planning. Demonstrated level of planning capability Completeness of RT electronic charts: setup fields, DRR, CBCT, ref points, scheduling. Documentation: All paperwork and electronic forms are complete, signed and labeled accordingly. Procedure codes are complete, timely and accurate. Documents, dates, and approves all treatment setup parameters. Documentation for clinical trials and protocols is coordinated with appropriate parties. Planning and Time utilization: Work is thought out and planned in advance and successfully implemented. Coordinates own work to achieve efficiency and quality patient care. Work is completed in a timely manner, meeting deadlines. Initiative: Makes suggestions for positive changes. Demonstrates ability to understand tasks and creatively apply solutions. Demonstrates ability to adopt and help develop new physics initiatives and policies. Readily accepts new assignments and responsibilities. Recognizes when help is needed by others and offers guidance and assistance. Participation in training of Residents and Students: Assists in the training of Residents and Students on use of Eclipse or ARIA, principles of treatment planning, machine quality assurance, radiation measurement, and patient-specific quality assurance. Participates in research protocols Participates in in-service programs and conferences: Attends all required department in-service meetings. Attends annual billing/documentation/safety classes. Attends annual Radiation Safety in-service. Maintains ABR certification. Quality Assurance: Performs assigned quality assurance tasks in a complete and timely fashion (linac monthly and annual QA, IMRT QA, CT simulator QA, brachytherapy QA). Performs assigned quality assurance tasks in a complete and timely fashion (initial chart checks, weekly chart checks, final chart review). Documents all quality assurance work in a complete and timely fashion and determines whether tests are within tolerance or require corrective action. Coverage: Willing and able to provide occasional physics coverage at satellite locations and evening coverage at primary campus. Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree and completion of a CAMPEP accredited training/residency program in therapeutic radiation oncology. Eligible for ABR certification and eligible for NYS licensure in therapeutic radiation oncology.
Preferred Qualifications: Certification (ABR); Graduate of Medical Physics program
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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