Working with a dynamic team of professionals and living in an area that offers an idyllic way of life in a recreational paradise make an ideal combination for a position at McLaren Northern Michigan. Our Medical Physicist is responsible for proper use, performance and calibration of radiation-producing equipment and materials. S/he will incorporate technological innovations to improve patient/staff safety and assess safety of treatment processes.
Education: In-depth and current knowledge of radiation and an advanced knowledge of Medical Physics with a minimum of a Master's of Science degree in physics.
Licensure: Must be board eligible or board certified through the ABR (American Board of Radiology) or the ABMP (American Board of Medical Physicists). If board eligible, must take exam within one year of hire and pass within two years.
Experience: 1-3 years experience in a Medical Physics environment. Should have SRS, SBRT, instrument calibration and dosimetry experience.
Other Job Requirements:
Work requires interpersonal skills because of frequent contact with patients, physicians, and the public in person and telephone.
Work requires the ability to communicate effectively with others who have varying levels of comprehension. Work requires sensitivity to and compassion for those in need.
Work requires a high degree of dexterity.
Ability to interpret, synthesize, prioritize, and make immediate judgments using long and short-term memory related to managing and patient care.
Should have familiarity with Prostate seed implants, HDR, SRS and SBRT Dosimetry/Physics QA and immediately available during these treatment procedures.
About McLaren Northern Michigan
McLaren Northern Michigan has the heart of a community hospital, but we are so much more! Work alongside your friends and neighbors with an organization that is leading the way in health care innovation, research, and quality. All colleagues have one guiding principle... to provide health care as we expect for our own family.
The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers,
and computing professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), American Physical Society (APS Physics), AVS
Science and Technology, IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.