Job Summary: Under the direction of the Chief Physicist, the person in this position effectively contributes to departmental operations through participation in clinical activities, the performance of quality assurance procedures, calibration of radiation therapy treatment equipment, implementation of new technologies, and development of new procedures. Ability to flex work schedule outside of normal business hours to meet the needs of clients.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in Physics with an emphasis in Medical Physics or advanced knowledge necessary to apply radiation therapy physics principles. Eligibility for certification in Therapeutic Medical Physics by the American Board of Radiology.
Interpersonal and communication skills are necessary to coordinate radiation treatment and treatment planning activities among physicians and technical staff.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Medical Physics.
Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.
LVHN has been ranked among the "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.
About Lehigh Valley Health Network
Mission: We heal, comfort and care for the people of our community by providing advanced and compassionate health care of superior quality and value supported by education and clinical research.
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