The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is accepting resumes to support expansion of services. Qualified MS or PhD candidates are encouraged to apply. The Center is a multi-specialty physician practice in Fort Worth Texas, with 20+ physicians covering the oncology disciplines of hematology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgical oncology. The practice has ~9 sites, with 3 sites providing radiation therapy. Additionally, Physics and Dosimetry support is provided for the county Radiation Oncology Program. All sites are full Varian/Aria/Eclipse. The full suite of treatment equipment includes 1 Varian Truebeam, 4 Varian iX/eX, 1 CyberKnife, and 1 GammaMed HDR. LDR seed implants are performed offsite. The practice also has in-house imaging with PET/CT, CT, Nuc Med, MRI, X-Ray, and Ultrasound.
The successful candidate will join 4 physicists and 3+ dosimetrists. Requirements and experience expectations are ABR certification or expected within a year, 2-6 years of clinical experience. Preference given to candidates with experience in the following areas: Truebeam, SRS, SBRT, and SGRT. Additionally, CyberKnife, LDR, or HDR experience would be beneficial. The Center is looking for a team oriented individual with the ability to function within a group and independently when necessary.
The Fort Worth side of the DFW Metroplex offers affordable housing, easy access to DFW International Airport, and many downtown activities and experiences. The Metroplex itself offers a full range of cultural opportunities ranging from professional sports to performing arts.
Perform calibration of radiation therapy equipment, routine equipment monitoring and quality assurance processes.
Treatment planning special procedures; SRS, SBRT, LDR, HDR, etc.
Consulting with physicians regarding treatment planning, dosimetry, and patient setup.
Assist dosimetrists with treatment planning as necessary.
Special patient dosimetry measurements.
Participate in regular physics and other necessary department meetings.
Maintains knowledge of current treatment techniques and equipment.
Maintains working relationships that are professional, collaborative, team-oriented, responsive, and thorough.
Must demonstrate current competencies for job position.
Minimum of 2-6 years clinical experience in clinical Radiation Oncology environment.
Must have skill in using/maintaining radiation therapy equipment, including linear accelerators, treatment planning computers, dosimetry calibration equipment, PC software.
Must have skill in appropriate compliance with federal, state, and local regulations for x-ray and radioactive materials.
Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, peers, physicians, and the general public.
Must have a professional appearance, be able to prioritize and multitask, be able to participate in team projects, be able to independently lead projects.
Must be fluent and capable in relevant software; ie MS Word, Excel, etc.
Treatment planning 2D/3D/IMRT/IGRT, etc.
About The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
At The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, our board-certified physicians provide cancer treatment to more than 6,000 patients annually at our locations in Fort Worth – Central Campus, Fort Worth – Southwest, Arlington, Weatherford, Burleson, Cleburne, Granbury, Mineral Wells, and Stephenville. We offer you the latest advances in chemotherapy, radiation therapy, Cyberknife, immunotherapy, hormonal therapy, and biological therapy. We also offer you the opportunity to take advantage of groundbreaking cancer treatment available only through clinical trials and cancer research.
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