Imaging Physicist and Assistant RSO -Radiology Physics
Maine Medical Center
Full Time, Days
Maine Medical Center (MMC) is seeking an Imaging Physicist and Assistant RSO -Radiology Physics in Portland, Maine.
This is a professional position for a clinical, diagnostic medical physicist within the department of Imaging Physics and Radiation Safety. S/he is responsible for supporting all MMC, Maine Medical Partners and MMC Research Institute departments in which ionizing radiation and non-ionizing radiation (ultrasound, MRI) is used for patient care or for research. This position is responsible for performance of imaging equipment quality assurance tasks, radiation safety, support of regulatory compliance, and education/training related to diagnostic radiology physics and radiation safety. Work is performed independently under the direction of the Director of Imaging Physics.
A Ph.D. in medical physics, physics or one of the physical sciences OR a Master of Science degree in medical physics, physics or one of the physical sciences.
Board certification by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics in a suitable discipline is required. At a minimum, a candidate must be board-eligible and is expected to attain certification within two years.
2 years of imaging physics work in a health care facility.
Necessary credentials and experience to meet the requirements of a Radiation Safety Officer for a Broad Scope nuclear materials license.
Extensive knowledge of radiation physics, imaging equipment and radioactive materials, and knowledge of federal and State of Maine regulations is required.
Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, MMC is committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
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