Medical Physics: Health Physics/Radiation Safety, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology Dosimetry
St. Charles Health System
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The Cancer Center at St. Charles Health System is a comprehensive cancer center that provides holistic care to our patients. The cancer center provides Chemotherapy, Medical Oncology, Infusion Services, Radiation Therapy, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition, Social Work, Survivorship and other supportive care treatments. We support our patients in the various stages of their treatments.
The Medical Physicist works with physics staff/group to provide medical physics services and functions to Cancer Services Radiation Therapy Department as the technical expert, assuring the safe, effective and accurate delivery of radiation to achieve therapeutic result as prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist. Perform and/or supervise the pertinent procedures necessary to achieve this objective.
The Radiation Therapy Department equipment includes both Elekta and Varian linear accelerators. Systems include Mosaiq and Pinnacle RTP system. Staffing is based on ASTRO-Safety is No Accident guidelines.
Provide medical physics services and related functions for Cancer Services.
Research, recommend and educate staff in the use of techniques, which enhance the precision of radiation treatments.
Provide specific patient services such as special dosimetry, computerized treatment planning, special 3-D treatment planning, special S.R.S. treatment, and brachytherapy dosimetry.
Review daily quality assurance performed by the Therapists, performs weekly chart reviews as per HCFA requirements, check chart calculations, computer dosimetry, special patient calculations, etc.
Assist the Radiation Oncologists in intracavitary and interstitial implant procedures.
Perform duties of radioactive materials custodian. Serve as a member of, and provide reports to, the Radiation Safety Committee.
May perform Radiation Safety Officer duties for Cancer Services.
Establish and maintain a current quality assurance/improvement program that conforms to AAPM and State guidelines. Participates in quality program accreditation processes.
Required: Masters Degree in Medical Physics from an accredited program and have Board Certification.
Preferred: CAMPEP or other accredited residency program.
Required: Member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
Preferred: Three (3) years experience in a medical center as a Radiation Oncology Physicist.
Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, prescription, 403 (B), and Earned Time Off.
Internal Number: R1004117
About St. Charles Health System
In Central Oregon you will find some of the finest places for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing and dining al fresco in the warmer months. In winter, areas of the High Desert turn into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating. Whatever the season, Central Oregon is home to some of the country's top craft breweries, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, and world-class restaurants to please every lifestyle and budget.St. Charles Health System is a private, nonprofit organization, dedicated to providing high-quality care and the latest in health care technology to the communities it serves. Headquartered in Bend, Ore., St. Charles is an integrated delivery system, with a strong focus on population health, that provides a full range of evidence-based health care services within a 32,000-square-mile area in Central and Eastern Oregon. The health system owns and operates a trauma level II, tertiary referral center in Bend, a trauma level III, type B rural hospital in Redmond, and trauma level IV critical access hospitals in both Prineville and Madras. As the largest employer in Central Oregon, St. Charles Health System and St. Charles Medical Group care ...for our communities in more than two dozen outpatient clinics and in more than 20 specialty areas of medicine.
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