Job Title: Physicist | Radiation Therapy | Sioux Falls, SD
City: Sioux Falls
Department : Radiation Therapy
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: Other
Provides consultation services to physicians and staff regarding the use of radiation to obtain quality diagnostic images. Oversees the use of radiation in diagnostic imaging and/or radiation oncology for the Sanford system to ensure safety and compliance with professional accreditations as well as state and federal requirements. Helps install printers, computers, and other technology related to the clinic (i.e., CT, simulation, setups, fabricate materials). Utilizes knowledge of physics and technology as a resource when consulting with physicians. Possesses an understanding of radiological fields.
Interprets and responds to error messages. Demonstrates ethical values when assessing radiology imaging operations. Applies imaging tools and technologies for diagnostic purposes. Effectively performs the technical job aspects, continuously building knowledge and keeping up-to-date on technical and procedural job components. Develop standards of permissible concentrations of radioisotopes in liquids and gases. Conduct application evaluations and analyze results to determine commercial, industrial, scientific, medical, military, or other uses for electro-optical devises. Design computer simulations to model physical data so that it can be better understood. Perform complex calculations as part of the analysis and evaluation of data, using computers. Direct testing and monitoring of contamination of radioactive equipment, and recording or personnel and plant area radiation exposure data. Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. Applies experience to developing and executing multiple consulting assignments.
Masters degree in physics, biophysics, medical physics or radiological physics.
Two years experience working in diagnostic radiology/nuclear medicine department responsible for equipment testing and quality control/quality assurance preferred.
Board certified or become certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Physics, Diagnostic Medical Physics, or Diagnostic Radiologic Physics, American Board of Medical Physics, Canadian College of Physicist in Medicine, or related certification board.
Internal Number: WD10024
About Sanford Health
Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 44 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have transformed how Sanford Health improves the human condition. For information, visit sanfordhealth.org.
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