Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology Dosimetry
The Physicist provides physics and radiation safety expertise to all areas of radiation oncology for each HSHS St. Vincent Cancer Center location. The Physicist will work with a team of 3 other physicists, 3 dosimetrists, 4 physicians and 10 therapists at four cancer center locations in the Green Bay area.
Equipment includes 4 Varian linear accelerators with OBI (three Trilogy, one 21EX with TrueBeam replacement scheduled), ARIA record and verify, and Eclipse treatment planning. Special procedures include, SRS, SBRT, HDR, LDR prostate seeds and eye plaque implants.
Major Responsibilities include:
Responsible for commissioning, calibration, and routine quality assurance of external beam treatment machines, radioactive sources, treatment planning systems and simulation equipment to maintain compliance with national standards.
Responsible for the implementation of all aspects of patient dosimetry.
Responsible for all aspects of Radiation Oncology Department radiation safety practices, including personnel exposure monitoring and reduction, equipment monitoring room shielding, brachytherapy source ordering, shipping, receiving and inventory, patient surveys, and regulatory compliance.
Performs patient special physics consultations as requested by the Radiation Oncologists.
Responsible for maintaining documentation as required for federal and state agencies and other accreditation bodies.
Education and Experience:
Minimum: MS in Physics or Medical Physics required. Two years of clinical experience or completion of CAMPEP accredited residency.
Preferred: Ph.D. in Physics or Medical Physics. Five years of clinical physics experience.
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations:
Minimum: Passed Part 1 of the American Board of Radiology Certification exams in Therapeutic Medical Physics. Must pass parts 2 and 3 within three years of meeting ABR minimum experience requirements.
Preferred: ABR or ABMP certification in Therapeutic Medical Physics. AMP eligible or previous RMA license a plus.
HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Internal Number: 18000602
About HSHS St. Vincent Hospital
Since 1875, the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis have been caring for patients in Illinois, Wisconsin and other locations in the United States and across the world. Today, Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is a multi-institutional health care system that cares for patients in 14 communities in Illinois and Wisconsin.
With 15 hospitals, scores of community-based health centers and clinics, nearly 2,300 physician partners, and more than 14,600 colleagues, HSHS is committed to its mission “to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry.”
HSHS continues to advance its mission through its care integration strategy by working closely with physician partners in Illinois and Wisconsin to deliver high quality, patient-centered care. Together, we strive to ensure each patient who enters our system has seamless access to health and wellness programs, primary and specialty care, and acute and post-acute care.
Through their commitment to our care integration strategy, HSHS physician partners coordinate closely with our hospital and clinic colleagues to provide our patients with holistic care that meets their ind...ividual needs.
By leveraging the latest technology, emphasizing the importance of relationships, and living its values, HSHS is making a positive difference in the lives of the patients and families it is privileged to serve.
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