Job Title: Physicist (York Memorial Radiation Onc)
Shift: DAY SHIFTS – FULL TIME
Summary of Department/Service Line: An exciting opportunity awaits in York, Pennsylvania, for a physicist in the Radiation Oncology department of UPMC Pinnacle.
UPMC Pinnacle will open a new cancer center in August 2019. As part of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, a premier National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, we offer patients the latest advances in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment.
The physicist will provide high-quality medical physics through state-of-the-art technology services to patients requiring radiation therapy. The new facility will host a Varian TrueBeam with HyperArc and cone planning capabilities for the SRS program as well as a Varian Bravos HDR afterloader. This will be supported by Eclipse and Aria patient management system. The new center also includes a state-of-the-art 3T MRI scanner as well as GE PET/CT scanners that will be shared between the radiation oncology and medical oncology departments as well as a dedicated GE CT scanner.
Under the supervision of the Chief Medical Physicist, the physicist directs all clinical physics activity in the radiation oncology department.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Masters or Ph.D. in Physical Sciences, Radiological, Medical Physics or Engineering Sciences required
Must be board-certified or board-eligible by one of the following boards: American Board of Radiology, with specialty in Radiation Therapy, or American Board of Medical Physics
At least two years of experience in HDR
Experience in IMRT/IGRT, HDR Brachytherapy, and Radiosurgery
Demonstrated strong leadership skills
Demonstrated skills in clinical research
Facilitation of innovative techniques
Two years working under the direction of a board-certified physicist or two years post-doctoral training with clinical experience in Radiological or Medical Physics preferred.
Physicist, Radiation Therapy, Radiological, Medical Physics, Engineering Sciences, ABSNM, AMMP, IMRT/IGRT,HDR Brachytherapy, and Radiosurgery
About South Central Pennsylvania
Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World.
Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20 percent of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes — a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia — it's a great place to grow a career and family.
Listed among Forbes.com “America's Most Livable Cities,” and ranked in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Cities to Live” in 2017, we are a two to three-hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
About UPMC Pinnacle
UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams and parts of Snyder counties.
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