Maine Medical Center is seeking a Clinical Medical Physicist in Portland. This is a professional position contributing to all aspects of clinical-physics services in the Medical Physics Department of Radiation Oncology. The Clinical Medical Physicist has primary responsibility for the equipment used in the clinic, correct treatment dosages in both external and brachytherapy and maintaining radiation safety practice for Maine Medical Center. S/he reports to the Chief Physicist and serves as their deputy.
MS in Physics or Physical Science.
ABR Certification in Radiation Therapy Physics or be eligible. If eligible, must complete ABR Certification within four years.
Three years’ experience in a progressive radiation oncology department, with an interest in working on special procedures in multi-site centers.
Extensive knowledge of radiation physics and clinical practices in Radiation Oncology.
Considerable knowledge of equipment, machinery and materials used in the therapeutic areas of Radiation Oncology.
Knowledge of Dosimetry; fabrication of therapy devices.
Knowledge of state and federal regulations related to Radiation Oncology, including NRC requirements.
Ability to supervise a staff of professionals.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with a wide variety of employees throughout the hospital.
Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
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