Under the direction of the Medical Director, the physicist is involved in decision making and problem-solving at all levels of the treatment process, calibrates radiation therapy unit, makes complex calculations for the application of external beam treatments, determination of doses, supervises and participates in radiation surveys, leaks and wipe testing of radioactive sources for Radiation Oncology, and provides instruction in Radiation Safety to hospital personnel. Current equipment includes: Elekta Synergy Accelerators x2 (matched energies) w/XVI CBCT & iView static imaging, Siemens Orthovoltage, GE CT Optima CT580 RT large bore Simulator (16 slice) w/LAP, 4D & RTAW, Pinnacle TPS, RadCalc 2nd check, Mosaiq EMR, SunNuclear (3D Scanner, SNC Machine, Profiler, Map Check, IVD system) and an assortment of ion chambers, electrometers, survey instruments, and phantoms.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
MS degree in Medical Physics preferred; however, other appropriate physical science graduate degree accepted. Post graduate training in an accredited program in Medical Physics required.
Five years of clinical experience in clinical Radiation Therapy. Experience in calibration of equipment, medical dosimetry calculation; operate QA/Radiation Safety Program.
ABR or ABMP board certified.
Possess excellent Interpersonal relationship and communication
Current healthcare provider CPR required.
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About SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center
South Georgia Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical system dedicated to being the leader in improving the health, wellness and quality of life in the community. With 418 licensed beds and more than 300 affiliated physicians and 2,600 employees, SGMC, its campuses, and affiliates provide a broad range of high quality healthcare services. SGMC is located in Valdosta, Georgia and serves 380,000 residents across a 15-county service area.The SGMC Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center has maintained ACR certification for 30 yrs and is currently ACOS COC certified Gold level. Over 90 employees within the Cancer Center provide a wide range of services including: pharmacy, lab, medical oncology & radiation oncology clinics and treatment, research, cancer data registry, social workers, dietician, financial counselors, and a survivorship program.
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