COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS OFFERED: Industry-leading health insurance options and affordability Generous vacation and sick-time plans Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options) Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members Quick commute access from I-84, Route 9 and surrounding areas State of the art facility and campus environments Progressive leadership and educational development programs available
SCHEDULE: Full time, 80 hours every two weeks
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Thorough knowledge of the principles and accepted protocols of physics to assure the correct quantity, quality and placement of radiation during the performance of radiological procedures Knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations and guidelines for the provision of medical physics/radiation therapy to patients Strong interpersonal skills Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Certification as a Medical Physicist in an appropriate sub-field by the American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP) or acceptable accredited equivalent Two years' experience as a Medical Physicist
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Works collaboratively with medical practitioners in treatment planning to assure safe and accurate radiation and dosages delivery in the treatment and diagnosis of disease. Develops equipment specification and procedures including acceptance testing, evaluation and commissioning of equipment and associated computer systems. Develops and/or evaluates, with medical practitioner, the dosimetric component of patient's treatment plans. Develops and manages of a comprehensive Quality Management program that monitors, evaluates and optimizes radiation oncology processes and provides high quality radiation therapy treatment or diagnostic procedures. Develops and/or evaluates a comprehensive clinical radiation safety program in radiation oncology which provides patient, staff and/or general public radiation safety. Participates in the development and/or evaluation of policies and procedures with regards to radiation oncology or diagnostic imaging programs. Provides technical direction of staff responsible for treatment planning, machine maintenance and repairs. Provides radiation oncology physics and radiation dosimetry training for medical practitioners and other health-care personnel. Performs other related duties as required
Why UConn Health UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at www.ethics.state.ct.us
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