St. Luke's is a nationally recognized leading healthcare organization where people like you drive our success. We are currently searching for Medical Physicists to join our team! The MSTI clinics are dynamic full-service outpatient hematology/oncology treatment centers offering chemo/bio/and radiation therapies.
Medical Physicist – MSTI (Mountain States Tumor Institute)
Along with the radiation oncologists and other members of the treatment-planning team, the Medical Physicist is responsible for establishing treatment-planning and treatment procedures. Equipment includes 6 Varian linear accelerators (3 TrueBeam, 2 iX, and 1 EX), Varisource HDR, and Varian Eclipse treatment planning. The successful candidate will be joining a team of 4 radiation oncologists, 6 medical dosimetrists, and 4 other medical physicists.
MS in Medical Physics or a related field
Certification in Therapeutic Medical Physics by the ABR or ABMP
Minimum 3 years’ experience in Radiation Oncology setting or completion of CAMPEP Accredited Residency
Experience with Eclipse
Experience with Varian linear accelerators
Ensures that all treatment machines and radiation sources are correctly calibrated according to accepted protocols.
Helps define the specifications for the purchase of treatments unit(s) including external beam and brachytherapy units, therapy simulators, CT and ultrasound units, other therapy imaging systems, and treatment planning system.
Ensures that all radiation safety requirements throughout the facility are met.
In coordination with other team members, develops and maintains a QA program.
Ensures that the beam and source data are accurate and correctly entered into the treatment planning system.
Establishes treatment planning and dose calculation procedures that are used throughout the department and ensures their accuracy.
In consultation with the radiation oncologists, performs or oversees treatment planning and determination of radiation dose distributions in patients undergoing treatment.
Ensures policies and procedures contain proper elements of good radiation oncology practice, delivery of treatment, radiation safety, quality control, and regulatory compliance.
Releases a treatment machine into clinical service after maintenance, and documents that any alteration caused by the maintenance and repair schedule does not affect the accelerator performance or calibration.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.
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2019-21013 Medical Physicist
Internal Number: 2019 - 21013
About St. Luke's Health System
About St. Luke's Health System
As the only Idaho-based, not-for-profit health system, St. Luke’s Health System is part of the communities we serve, with local physicians and boards who further our organization’s mission “To improve the health of people in our region.” Working together, we share resources, skills, and knowledge to provide the best possible care, no matter which of our hospitals you choose.
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