The Division of Medical Physics for Baylor Scott and White Healthcare, Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a full time MS-Level Medical Physicist in Radiation Therapy to join our team and to support clinical operations in the Baylor Scott and White Medical Center – Hillcrest located in Waco, Texas. This position will be joining 8 PhD-level physicists and 3 MS-level physicists covering 5 clinics in Central Texas; Temple, Killeen, Waco, College Station and Round Rock. This position will be primarily a clinical position working full time at the Hillcrest clinic but will be expected to cover other clinics if needed. Among the five clinics, there is 5 Varian TrueBeam, 2 Varian 21EX, 3 Varian Varisource and 6 CT simulators.
The successful candidate will be responsible for physics support in the clinic and work with other members of the radiation oncology team to provide highest level of clinical service. Primary responsibility for this position include, but not limited to;
Performs, evaluates and manages regularly scheduled quality assurance testing of treatment related machines and/or systems (linear accelerator, brachytherapy, computed tomography, and radiation treatment planning system).
Performs and supervises any radiation treatment that requires a therapeutic medical physicist to be present.
Performs, supervises and evaluates any computer aided planning and/or calculation for radiation treatment (external beam and brachytherapy).
Performs and evaluates patient related dosimetric measurements to evaluate treatment quality.
Provides consultation to radiation oncologists, clinical staff and patients if requested.
Participates in acceptance and commissioning of new treatment modality.
Participates in state and federal compliance of the department.
The successful candidate needs to have demonstrated clinical skills in these areas and has exceptional communication skills (oral and written) and operate independently with good clinical judgement. The successful candidate will directly report to the Director of Medical Physics in Temple, TX. This position will require the following minimum criteria:
Master’s degree in Medical Physics or related field required.
Licensed by the State of Texas as a Medical Physicist required.
Eligible for Therapeutic Medical Physics board certification by the American Board of Radiology required. Must have passed Part I of ABR therapeutic medical physics certificate.
The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing and dynamic division of fourteen full-time physicists (accounting for Central and North Texas), eight dosimetrists and four physics residents. Along with four radiation oncology residents, Baylor Scott and White Health has thirteen Radiation Oncologists with significant experience in a wide variety of specializations. The Physics Division provides physics support for Baylor Scott and White Health Radiation Oncology operations at many sites in the heart of Texas: Temple, Killeen, Waco, Waxahachie, Irving, Duncanville, College Station, Round Rock and Rowlett.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!
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Internal Number: 19002491
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the state of Texas. With total assets of $10.8 billion*, Baylor Scott & White Health has the vision and resources to provide its patients and members continued quality care while creating a model system for a dramatically changing healthcare environment. Baylor Scott & White Health includes 50 hospitals, 5,397 licensed beds, more than 1,000 patient care sites, close to 7,800 affiliated physicians, 48,000 employees, $9.1B total net operating revenue* and the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan.
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