Phoenix Cyberknife and Radiation Oncology Center is looking for two Board CertifiedMedical Physicists. Great opportunity to join a team that focuses on patient care. Located in Phoenix Arizona. The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:
Master's degree in Medical Physics or related field from an accredited college or university.
3-4 years experience in clinical radiation physics.
ABR certified in Therapeutic Medical Physics.
Currently be listed as an Authorized Medical Physicist on a Radioactive Materials License.
The second and third clinics have the following features, respectively:
Varian TrueBeam, Eclipse TPS, ARIA EMR, and GammaMed HDR.
Clinic treats approximately 65 patients a day.
Clinic has a very active SBRT program.
Clinic has a very active HDR program.
Accuray TomoTherapy, ARIA EMR, and Xoft
Clinic treats approximately 18 patients per day
Xoft program is just starting
Candidates would join a team of multiple Medical Physicists, but would work in a primarily autonomous position and also supply and share coverage across three centers as necessary.
Responsible for the design optimization, technical evaluation, and precise and accurate delivery of radiation treatment plans. Responsible for the safety of patients and staff. Salary will be competitive and in line with experience.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Participates in the specification, selection, and acceptance of radiation-producing machines, accessories, and computerized treatment-planning system. Supervises arrangements for proper maintenance of radiation treatment equipment.
Periodically evaluates all equipment for continued utility, appropriateness, reliable performance, age and condition and makes recommendations on practical life span, obsolescence and replacement. Maintains responsibility for the design and implementation of the aspects of the quality management program that involve the use of the external beam radiotherapy equipment as well as the review and approval of the procedures followed by the radiation therapy staff.
Advises and consults with physicians to provide advice or direction to technical staff when patients are being planned or treated.
Develops protocols for performing and checking monitor units calculations to ensure all calculations agree with written prescription.
Participates in chart rounds to ensure the fulfillment of the prescription and review any changes in dose and patient set-up.
Completes all required documentation relating to radiation treatment plans and equipment. Participates in the clinical instruction of newly hired radiation staff.
Conducts HDR brachytherapy procedures as needed. Helps to guide the technical direction of medical dosimetrists, therapy equipment service engineers and other technical support staff.
About Phoenix Cyberknife and Radiation Oncology Center
The Phoenix CyberKnife and Radiation Oncology Center combines cutting-edge technology with a team of highly experienced physicians, who are nationally recognized in the field of radiation oncology, to provide our patients with advanced cancer treatments designed specifically for their unique cases. With the CyberKnife System, Novalis TrueBeam STx with ExacTrac System and multisource HDR brachytherapy, we are the first center in the world to offer some of the most power radiation treatment solutions in a single location.
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