The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville TN has an opening for a Diagnostic Medical Physicist to join one other diagnostic physicist. The qualified candidate must have a Masters or PhD degree in Medical Physics, general knowledge of radiation safety and regulations, as well as good oral and written communication skills. Responsibilities include selection, acceptance testing, and annual testing of imaging equipment for MRI, Ultrasound, CT, PET, NM, Breast Imaging, general radiographic, and fluoroscopic units. The physicist will also be responsible for maintaining ACR certification for various modalities and ensuring compliance with the TJC requirements for diagnostic imaging.
Other responsibilities include calculation of patient and fetal dose, review of human research projects using radiation, shielding design for x-ray and nuclear medicine facilities, radiation safety program support, CT protocol review, dose monitoring software upkeep and reporting, and support of Nuclear Medicine activities including radionuclide therapies.
Technical qualifications include Board Certification (or board eligible) by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in Diagnostic Medical Physics.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: UHS-20113
About University of Tennessee Medical Center
The University of Tennessee Medical Center is a 609-bed, not-for-profit academic medical center that serves as a referral center for Eastern Tennessee, Southeast Kentucky and Western North Carolina. Nationally recognized as a U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital four years in a row, UT Medical Center is also a Magnet® recognized hospital and a Joint Commission/American Heart Association certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. The medical center serves as a regional perinatal center housing a private room Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. It is also the region’s Level I Trauma Center and home to LIFESTAR aeromedical transport program. UT Medical Center has a dedicated Heart Hospital and six Centers of Excellence providing comprehensive care to its patients. The mission of The University of Tennessee Medical Center, one of the largest employers in Knoxville, is to serve through healing, education and discovery. The dedicated professionals at the medical center thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment, where their commitment to excellence plays a critical role in the hospital’s ongoing success.
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