Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is currently seeking a full-time Solo/Senior Medical Physicist to work at the Radiation Oncology Department at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Cancer Center, Cheyenne Wyoming.
The Radiation Oncology Department has 1 full time Radiation Oncologist, 1 certified dosimetrist, and 5 certified RTTs. The department provides conventional 3D, IMRT, VMAT, and a robust SBRT/SRS services as well as HDR and Prostate Seed brachytherapy. The department has 1 Varian TrueBeam linac, 1 Tomotherapy, 1 dedicated Toshiba CT simulator with 4D CT capability, and 1 Varisource IX HDR device with Eclipse Plan System (Integrated with Brachyvision), Accuracy Planning (TOMO HAD) System, Variseed, and Mosaiq R&V.
Requirements: Master's or Ph.D. degree in Radiological or Medical Physics with minimum 5 years work experience in radiation oncology physics. Must be board certified in Therapeutic Radiological Physics.
To provide high quality medical physics service to patients requiring radiation therapy. To apply expertise in physics, radiotherapy instrumentation, and radiotherapy clinical fundamentals to maintain the precision standards of equipment used to plan and administer radiation treatment to cancer patients. Assures compliance with existing State, Federal, NRC and JCAHO regulations pertaining to the use of radiation within the department
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains the standardization and calibration of therapy equipment in a manner suitable for accurate radiation dose delivery.
Directs, Reviews and critiques external beam treatment plans, the use of beam modifiers and immobilization techniques for patients receiving photon and electron radiation therapy.
Makes external beam treatment plans under some special conditions.
Makes Brachytherapy treatment plans and participates in brachytherapy delivery procedures.
Takes part in SRS and SBRT CT simulation and treatment.
Performs SRS, SBRT, IMRT, VMAT, and Brachytherapy Delivery Quality Assurance.
Develops, implements, and maintains records of safe physical use of therapy equipment.
Designs, in cooperation with clinicians, the routine clinical procedures for the application of the equipment.
Directs the determination of radiation dose distribution in patients undergoing treatment (i.e., computer treatment planning or direct radiation dosimetric measurement).
Evaluates radiation therapy purchases to devise and implement new treatment methods and devices.
Acceptance testing and commissioning of new equipment.
Direct the radiation safety program in the therapy department, including maintenance of radio-isotope inventories, and records of isotope usage for patient brachytherapy.
Calibrates and monitors in a timely manner performance of linear accelerators, Tomotherapy, HDR unit,and radiotherapy simulator.
Keeps records of therapy machine Quality Assurence.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other related duties as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
M.S. in Medical Physics required, Ph.D. preferred
Four years of related medical physics experience
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, but Masters degree required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of computer usage in medicine
Knowledge and understanding of radiation physics
Knowledge of the operation and principles of radiation therapy equipment
Board Certification by the American Board of Radiology and Therapeutic Radiological Physics, preferred with a minimum of Board Certification in Therapeutic Radiological Physics.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center built a new Cancer Center 4 years ago--incorporating state of the art equipment. We have a very talented and skilled team of cancer treatment professionals--a Radiation Oncologist, three Medical Oncologists, a Physicist, Dosimetrists, Therapists, Registered Nurses, and more.
We utilize a Varian Truebeam, Acuray Tomotherapy, Eclipse treatment planning, 3D conformal, IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, SRS and HDR. We are searching for a Physicist who will be leaving our program in April 2019. Successful candidates will need to be Board Certified and have previous experience.
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is a county-owned 222 bed hospital located in the Southeastern corner of the State of Wyoming. We are minutes from Denver, CO-- that offers all anyone would want for cultural, metropolitan experiences, in addition to an international airport. Wyoming does not impose state income taxes and the cost of living is low. Cheyenne has very good schools, and many amenities for families and children. Living in Cheyenne offers the best of two worlds--access to large cities but with the ability to live a life style that is less hectic, less expensive and family ce...ntered.
The compensation and benefit structure for this position is very competitive and current. We offer a 403(b) matching retirement plan, a 457 plan, health benefits, dental benefits, CME's, Short and Long term disability as well as Paid Time Off.
Please provide your CV to: Phyllis Hime, Physician Recruiter, 214 East 23rd Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001. You can also reach me by calling 307-633-7767
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