Sanford Cancer Center in Sioux Falls, SD has an immediate opportunity for a full-time Chief Medical Physicist/Manager. This position will provide clinical medical physics leadership for the primary location in Sioux Falls, SD and our satellite location in Worthington, MN located 60 miles to the East.
As the Chief Medical Physicist, this position will be expected to oversee the physics and dosimetry team for the radiation oncology department, as well as, provide hands on clinical medical physics duties. Current direct reports for the position include two medical physicists and three dosimetrists
Varian TrueBeam STx, Accuray TomoTherapy HiART, Siemens ONCOR, Varian RPM, Varian GammaMed Plus HDR, Xoft IORT, GE LightSpeed CT Sim, ARIA R&V, Eclipse and Tomotherapy treatment planning systems, a host of quality assurance tools and software.
Master’s or PhD in Physics, Medical Physics, Biophysics, or Radiological Physics, with specialized training in Radiation Therapy Physics is required.
Minimum of five years’ experience working in a radiation oncology department preferred with responsibilities in radiation therapy physics including machine calibration and quality assurance, dosimetry, treatment planning, brachytherapy, and patient simulation. Previous experience as a Chief Medical Physicist is preferred.
Board certified by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics in Therapeutic Physics, Therapeutic Medical Physics, or Therapeutic Radiologic Physics is required.
Sanford Health is the largest rural not-for-profit health care system in the nation and is dedicated to excellence in patient care, innovation and pioneering integrated care. Our model of integrated health provides care through physicians, hospitals, health plan, research and education. Our reputation of excellence is founded on our talented team of over 1,400 primary and specialty care physicians located in 140 locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana.
The City of Sioux Falls is one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest, currently totaling over 250,000 in the greater Sioux Falls area. Sioux Falls, the largest city in the state, balances an excellent quality of life, a strong economy, and a safe, clean living environment. The cost of living is competitive with other leading cities in the region and South Dakota has no state income tax. Sioux Falls offers all the amenities of a community twice its size such as fine dining, shopping, arts, sports, and nightlife.
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with 45 hospitals and 289 clinics in nine states and three countries. With 28,000+ employees, including 1,300+ physicians in more than 80 specialty areas of medicine, Sanford Health is the largest employer in the Dakotas.
Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have allowed for several initiatives, including global children's clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases.
Dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Improving the human condition through exceptional care, innovation and discovery.
The strength to persevere, use our voices and take action.
The enthusiasm for patients and work commitment to the organization.
The adherence to the systems that align actions to excellence, efficiency and purpose.
The pursuit of individual and organizational growth and development.
The connection and commitment we have to each o...ther through it all.
Sanford Health promise to patients and employees
Deliver a flawless experience that inspires.
Sanford Health Culture
Sanford Health is excited to be on a journey of tremendous growth and momentum. With our vast geography, cutting-edge medicine, sophisticated research, advanced education and our own health plan, we are unique in what we do and how we do it. Through relationships built on trust and successful performance and a vision to improve the human condition, Sanford seeks to make a significant impact on health and healing. With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, our journey as an organization includes continually building on the diverse talents, experiences and beliefs of our employees, as well as the patients and communities we serve. We are proud to be from the Midwest and to impact the world. We look forward to joining with you in the journey.
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