Medical Physics: Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Physics: Health Physics/Radiation Safety, Medical Physics: Nuclear Medicine
Kaiser Permanente - Southern California Permanente Medical Group has 2 openings for the Medical Physics Residency Program in Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine. The expected start date is July, 2018. The residency program is currently preparing an application to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).
The program provides structured training and progress assessment in all aspects of clinical medical physics in diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine, with direct supervision by the medical physics faculty. Training occurs in 15 regional hospitals and affiliated medical offices across Southern California. The curriculum provides comprehensive, mentored, hands-on experience, and progressive responsibility providing the opportunity to work towards becoming fully independent upon completion of the program. The medical physics resident will be expected to work in this training position for 2 years and an optional 3rd year if certification in Nuclear Medicine is desired.
Under supervision, performs acceptance testing on all types of radiological imaging equipment to meet new equipment specifications and baseline image quality assurance metrics.
Under supervision, performs radiation dosimetry calculations and computerized data analysis.
Under supervision, performs equipment surveys including State of California, American College of Radiology (ACR) and Joint Commission required testing of diagnostic modalities such as radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, CT, ultrasound, MRI and nuclear medicine equipment.
Support clinical medical physics of diagnostic imaging modalities to maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.
Assist with clinical support as well as health system staff training and education.
Assist with administrative efforts with regards to inspections and regulations.
Fulfill duties as assigned, including proper and complete documentation of clinical projects and clinical rotations.
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 705125.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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