For more than 50 years, the families of our region have trusted us to care for all phases of life. That trust is an extreme source of pride for us. Receiving recognition from respected organizations for how we provide that care is added assurance we are doing what is right – every encounter, every opportunity, every day…no exceptions.
CarolinaEast Medical Center is now Hiring a Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist to join our team in New Bern, North Carolina. Exceptional cancer care has been our long-standing commitment to our community and region for many years. The cancer services of CarolinaEast are accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer (CoC) as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program offering Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Palliative Care, Nutrition, Clinical Psychology, Navigation, Clinical Trials, Massage, and more. CarolinaEast has begun construction of a new, comprehensive cancer center on the Neuse Boulevard campus with expected completion Spring 2019. The new center will bring together the many cancer services currently offered by CarolinaEast and in our community, as well as allow for expanded services through collaboration with the University of North Carolina.
The radiation oncology physicist is responsible for the calibration of the therapy equipment, directs the determination of radiation dose distributions in patients undergoing treatment (i.e., computerized dosimetry planning or direct radiation measurements), and is responsible for the weekly review of the dose delivered to the patient. The radiation oncology physicist certifies that the treatment machine is performing according to specifications after it is installed, generates the data necessary for accurate treatment planning and delivery of the radiation therapy, outlines written QA procedures which include tests to be performed, tolerances, and frequency of the tests, and understands and appropriately responds to machine malfunctions and related safety issues. The radiation oncology physicist must perform a yearly review of the policies and procedures manual of the department of radiation oncology.
A master's degree in physical science or related applied engineering, with a minimum of two years’ experience in a hospital/clinical setting.
Must possess knowledge in radiation dosimetry with proficiency in the areas of radiation physics, computers, anatomy/physiology, nuclear physics, radiation biology, radiation protection, and clinical physics techniques.
The Radiation Physicist must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit.
The radiation physicist (must be registered to practice in the State of North Carolina by the Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources.
Salary: Commensurate with years of experience
Work schedule: Full-time
CarolinaEast is the region’s only 5-star hospital and North Carolina’s only continuous five-star hospital. As designated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
We are proud to be recognized by the following organizations:
Women’s Choice Award: America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience
Healthgrades America’s Best Hospitals Patient Experience
Business North Carolina Top Five Hospital
Business North Carolina Patient Pick’s Award
Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award
Women’s Choice Awards America’s Best Hospitals Heart Care
CMS Five Star Hospital
US News and World Report High Performing
Growing our organization is very important to us. We just opened our newly renovated Women’s and Children Pavilion. We look forward to the next five decades and beyond...building on our history of caring and our tradition of progress.
Come for your career, stay for the people you will serve and the relationships you will develop.
To learn about our opportunities or to apply, visit jobs.carolinaeasthealth.com.
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