Director, Radiation Oncology Physics Smilow Cancer Hospital, New Haven, CT Full-Time, Monday-Friday
The Department of Radiation Oncology at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven has an exceptional opportunity for a Director, Radiation Oncology Physics to lead a growing team of nine (9) PhD, five (5) M.S. clinical medical physicists, two physics residents and fifteen (15) medical dosimetrists.
This is a unique opportunity to become the leader of a well-established academic medical physics group with a track record of providing exceptional clinical care and advancing physics research. Smilow Cancer Hospital and the Department of Therapeutic Radiology at Yale Medicine has fully integrated medical physics operations and this position offers benefits of practicing in a diverse academic radiation therapy department within a broader network of community and academic radiation therapy practices.
The Director is a member of the Department leadership team representing physics and dosimetry in developing and executing short and term goals that strive to achieve the mission and vision of the Department. Working collaboratively with Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale School of Medicine Leadership, the Director, Radiation Oncology Physics helps plan and direct the programs and activities of Radiation Oncology Services across the Smilow Cancer Hospital enterprise. In collaboration with the Medical and Administrative Director of Radiation Oncology, s/he develops a strategic plan and establishes short and long range goals and objectives. The Director, Radiation Oncology Physics evaluates and develops medical physics strategic priorities including but not limited to: clinical programs, research, program accreditation, and quality assurance. S/he will perform other duties as assigned.
Doctorate degree in Medical Radiation Physics or related field.
Minimum of five (5) years management and leadership experience in Radiation Oncology.
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology, the American Board of Medical Physics in Radiation Physics or the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills, strong technical skills, strong leadership qualities, a commitment to exemplary clinical practice, training and passion for safety science, and will be motivated to advance departmental growth opportunities.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Ann LaCamera, Senior HR Representative: Ann.LaCamera@ynhh.org
About The Department of Radiation Oncology at Smilow Cancer Hospital:
The Department of Radiation Oncology treats approximately 3000 patients annually at its 5 locations. The Department offers a comprehensive list of services including treatment modalities of Brachytherapy, IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, VMAT and SRS. Our systems include consolidated cloud based EMR and treatment planning systems with remote regional access, various linear accelerators including TrueBeam, Novalis, Elekta; Varian GammaMed HDR afterloader and Gammaknife Icon. We offer an excellent array of physics QA equipment at every location staffed to meet the demands of each facility. We participate in our hospital wide incident learning system, as well as participate in the national ASTRO-AAPM sponsored incident learning system, Radiation Oncology-Incident Learning System.
About Smilow Cancer Hospital:
Smilow Cancer Hospital is part of the Yale New Haven Health System and is affiliated with Yale Cancer Center – the only comprehensive cancer center in Southern New England designated by the National Cancer Institute. The cancer program provides cancer care at 12 distinct locations across the state of Connecticut and treats more cancer patients than any other hospital in Connecticut.
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