The James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx VAMC affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (NYC), numerous Nursing Academic Affiliations and the Hospital for Special Surgery, is located in the NW Bronx on a self-contained campus easily accessible by car (free parking for eligible employees) or public transportation subsidy if qualified.
Opportunity: THERAPEUTIC MEDICAL PHYSICIST
The James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking a full-time Therapeutic Medical Physicist for our Radiation Oncology Clinical Practice. Preferred experience with the Eclipse Treatment Planning System, ARIA Record-and-Verify with Varian delivery system, and RadCalc, MapCheck, and ArcCheck QA equipment and software. Prefer a minimum of 2 years dosimetry experience actively generating IMRT, 3-D conformal, electron treatment plans, etc. in a clinic setting.
You must have a Master’s Degree or higher in Physics, science, or engineering discipline recognized by an accredited college or university with at least 30 semester hours in medical physics, health physics, radiological science, physics, engineering, chemistry or biology; or an equivalent foreign degree and coursework substantiated by the National Association of Credentialing Evaluation Services.
You must be board certified or board eligible in the field of therapeutic medical physics by an approved certifying body. The board certificate must be current and must abide by the certifying body’s requirements for continuing education. Board eligible must be able to obtain certification within 2 years.
U.S. Citizenship and English Language Proficiency are required.
Tour of duty is M-F, 7-3:30pm with availability for coverage of emergency call (to be shared with second medical physicist).
To be considered please send CV/resume to the Human Resources Management Program at:
Department of Veterans Affairs James J. Peters VA Medical Center Attn: Human Resources Program (05) 130 West Kingsbridge Road Bronx, New York 10468 Or FAX to (718) 741-4598 Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The VA is an EOE M/F/V/H
About The James J. Peters VA Medical Center
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