The Department of Radiation Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California is recruiting a radiation oncology physicist for a Medical Physicist position with its growing Radiation Oncology Physics group. The successful applicant must be Board Certified with clinical experience and an interest in helping the department develop academic and research efforts in addition to its high quality clinical program.
The Medical Physicist position in Radiation Oncology includes responsibility for departmental radiation safety; linear accelerator calibration, maintenance. and performance; brachytherapy calibration, planning, and use; 3-D, IMRT and VMAT treatment planning accuracy and performance; techniques and use of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT); use and analysis of modern anatomic, physiologic and functional imaging; development of improved treatment, imaging, and quality assurance techniques and protocols; and development, participation, and evaluation of clinical trials and patient outcomes, both at the main campus and affiliate departments. In addition, responsibilities include commissioning, acceptance testing, and protocols for use of new equipment and technical procedures, design and implementation of new treatment and planning methods and protocols, participation and improvement of peer review QA processes, presentations and publications on developments and study results, and keeping current on current and future technological developments within the field.
The position requires certification by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiological Physics, a PhD in Medical Physics, Physics, Engineering or related field, or an MS in Medical Physics from an AAPM accredited graduate program. You must have analytical and problem solving skills, and clinical training and experience in a variety of radiation oncology techniques. Research background and experience will be helpful and useful.
If you have questions, please contact:
Benedick A. Fraass, Ph.D., FAAPM, FASTRO, FACR Vice Chair for Research, Professor and Director of Medical Physics Department of Radiation Oncology Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA 90048
Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.
Internal Number: 19000933
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Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates.
Cedars-Sinai receives consistent recognition for our excellence. Our awards include; being named one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, receiving the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 years in a row for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles, achieving the longest-running Magnet designation for nursing excellence in California, and being recognized as The Advisory Board Company’s 2017 Workplace of the Year, an award Cedars-Sinai has won three years in a row. This annual award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement.
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