Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL is currently seeking a junior medical physicist position. Candidate should have a broad range of clinical experience in all aspects of Radiation Oncology. This position is clinically oriented. Duties will include:
Performing QAs on all treatment machines. This includes machine calibration, imaging QA, CT QA, brachytherapy QA etc
Actively participate in chart rounds and perform initial, weekly and final chart checks.
IMRT, RapidArc, SRS and 3D planning and Verification. Willing to learn treatment planning and double check plans.
LDR Brachytherapy: This is mainly for prostate seed implant
HDR Brachytherapy : Partial breast radiation and GYNE implants including Tandem and Ring, Cylinder, Syed, etc
Work with and consult with other physics, physician, dosimetry, and therapist staff in the implementation of new treatment protocols.
Candidate must have great communication skills, be personable, hard working, flexible and willing to have fun.
Rush Copley currently has a Varian 21 IX and TrueBeam STx machine, VariSource IX HDR, PHILIPS CT scanner. The satellite center, River West Cancer Center is about 7 miles away and will have a new True Beam machine by Jan 2018 and a new Philips wide bore CT scanner. The department has ARIA as the record and verify system and Varian Eclipse as the external beam treatment planning system as well as IPLAN for radiosurgery. We use Variseed for prostate seed planning and Brachyvision for HDR planning. Currently we have 3 physicists and 1 dosimetrist.
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