Radiation Therapy (PhD level) - Baylor Scott and White Health Central Texas Region
The Division of Medical Physics for Baylor Scott and White Healthcare, Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a PhD-Level Medical Physicist in Radiation Therapy to join our team and to support clinical operations in the Central Texas area. This position will be joining 8 PhD-level physicists and 4 MS-level physicists covering 5 clinics; Temple, Killeen, Waco, College Station and Round Rock. This position will be primarily a clinical position with some research activity working out of the Temple 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 participate/lead clinical projects and work with other members of the radiation oncology team to provide highest level of clinical service. Primary responsibilities for this position include, but not limited to;
acceptance/commissioning of radiation therapy machines/software/equipment,
continual quality assurance (external beam, brachytherapy, and CT simulator) and dosimetry calibration of various equipment
external beam treatment planning (3D, IMRT, VMAT, SBRT, and SRS) using Varian Eclipse treatment planning system and BrainLab iPlan and Element treatment planning system
brachytherapy treatment and planning (HDR, LDR and Savi)
physics support for SBRT, SRS, brachytherapy (HDR, LDR and Savi), 4DCT, and organ motion management.
Performs and evaluates patient related dosimetric measurements to evaluate treatment quality
Participates/leads in strategic planning and/or implementation of new policies
Leads/participates/coordinates clinically related research projects
Supervises state and federal regulatory compliance
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:
PhD in Medical Physics, Physics, Nuclear Engineering or other related physical science degree
Passed part 1 of ABR board certification
Must have Medical Physicist License (full or temporary license) by the Texas Medical Board before the start date
Completed CAMPEP-accredited clinical residency training
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!
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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