21st Century Oncology is seeking a clinical Medical Physicist to join our team in the beautiful Sarasota, Florida area. We have several centers in the area offering linac-based therapy, Tomotherapy, and brachytherapy (seed-based and HDR). The successful candidate will have the chance to contribute to our active SRS/SBRT program, use some of the latest industry treatment and calibration equipment, and work with a close-knit team of experienced physicists. We are currently in the process of upgrading the linacs in several of our centers and will have multiple commissioning opportunities in the near future. This is a great opportunity for a physicist looking for a dynamic clinical environment with a great support team.
Please note that we will be sending representatives to the 2019 Annual AAPM conference in San Antonio, Texas (July 14-18). If you plan on attending the conference, please apply through this site and let us know if you’d be interested in an informal interview in San Antonio.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with treatment planning using externally delivered radiation as well as use of internally implanted radioactive sources.
Assists with calibration and maintenance of therapy units, radiation sources, and other relevant major equipment to sustain efficient and accurate operation.
Assists with generating proper records and correspondence pertaining to quality control and quality assurance, calibration, radiation safety and compliance with state and Federal regulations and standards of accrediting bodies.
Actively participates in patient chart checks (initial, continuing, and final) and treatment plan reviews, image fusion, dose calculation verifications, and special physics consultations as requested by physicians.
Keeps abreast of new scientific methods and developments.
Certification by the American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physics in Therapeutic Medical Physics. (Will consider Board Eligible applicants who will be Board Certified within two years of hire.)
License to practice Therapeutic Radiological Physics in the State of Florida or the ability to obtain a license before starting work.
Interacts effectively and efficiently both verbally and in writing with department staff regarding medical physics and radiation safety issues, and consults the chief physicist when uncertain how to handle a given problem
Committed desire to collaborate and communicate with other members of the team to deliver clinical excellence.
About 21st Century Oncology
21st Century Oncology is the premier provider of cancer care services across multiple modalities, the largest radiation oncology provider and one of the largest groups of urologists in the U.S. For more than 30 years, 21st Century Oncology has been committed to providing state-of-the-art, academic quality radiation therapy and other cancer treatments in a patient-centric setting focused on continuous innovation. Headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida, the physician-led company operates 167 treatment centers, including 131 centers located in 16 U.S. states. The Company also operates 36 centers located in seven countries in Latin America. 21st Century Oncology employs or is affiliated with over 947 physicians globally, including radiation oncologists and other cancer-related specialists such as urologists, medical oncologists, hematologists, gynecologic oncologists, surgeons and pathologists—working together to deliver the most advanced integrated cancer care.
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