Bassett Healthcare Network, a progressive health care network in Central New York and major teaching affiliate of Columbia University, is seeking an experienced Medical Physicist to join an outstanding team in the department of Radiation Oncology to expand high quality, patient-oriented care. The Bassett Healthcare Network has ACRO Accredited radiation oncology treatment facilities in Cooperstown, and Oneonta, NY. This position will involve equal coverage of our Cooperstown and Oneonta sites with another Physicist. The travel time is approximately 30 minutes between the clinics.
Qualifications include a minimum of a Master’s Degree, Board Certification or Board Eligibility with the ABR, and possess or be eligible for NY State Licensure in Medical Physics. Responsibilities will include quality assurance, taking part in departmental quality initiatives, overseeing and taking a role in the planning process for external beam and brachytherapy patients. This position will report to the Chief of Radiation Oncology.
Bassett Healthcare Network’s Cancer Program is a multidisciplinary initiative with 50 years of continuous accreditation by the American College of Surgeons as an approved Cancer Center and 30 years of participation in NCI sponsored clinical trials. Bassett Healthcare Network is an integrated health care system that provides care and services to people living in an eight county region covering 5,600 square miles in upstate New York. The organization includes six corporately affiliated hospitals, as well as skilled nursing facilities, community and school-based health centers, and health partners in related fields.
Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in this lakeside resort town located south of the Adirondack Mountains and north of the Catskills. The combination of a modern practice within a growing academic and research oriented healthcare system, coupled with excellent schools and multiple outdoor recreational, cultural and artistic activities, makes this a unique opportunity.
Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.
Pertinent Highlights Include:
Full spectrum of radiation oncology services include:
IMRT, IGRT, 3D conformal therapy, SRS, SBRT, low dose and high dose rate brachytherapy, radioembolization, and radiopharmaceuticals
Equipment at Cooperstown Campus:
Varian Tru Beam, Phillips Big Bore 16-slice CT simulator, GammaMed multichannel HDR afterloader, Eclipse planning system and ARIA electronic record and dosimetry services
Equipment in Oneonta:
Varian 23ix and dosimetry services
Group employed model with competitive salary
Comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to medical, dental, CME, transitional stipend and paid malpractice insurance
Additional Salary Information: Fringe Benefits
Internal Number: 10152019
About Bassett Healthcare Network
Bassett Healthcare Network is an innovative and unique rural health care system that connects comprehensive care and services to people living throughout central New York. The Network has been ranked as one of the top 100 most integrated health systems in the nation. The hub of the network is Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, which, in addition to traditional hospital-based care such as maternity, surgical and medical care, also offers more sophisticated diagnostic, surgical and procedural capabilities.
Bassett Medical Center is where people in the region come for advanced care, such as: open-heart surgery, daVinci robot-assisted surgery, specialized cancer treatment, advanced vascular care, trauma care, neurosurgery, and advanced orthopedic and spine care. This nationally recognized tertiary care hospital houses the Bassett Heart Care Institute and the Bassett Cancer Institute. The Medical Center offers postgraduate residency training programs in Internal Medicine and General Surgery and is a medical school campus of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (http://www.columbia-bassett.org/).
The Bassett Physician Group is comprised of a full-time, salarie...d staff numbering over 600 physicians and advanced practice professionals in a multi-specialty group practice. The Bassett Physician Group provides primary and specialty care at the Bassett Clinic and staffs Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.
Through the Bassett Regional Network, Bassett physicians and other health professionals provide primary, preventive, and outpatient care at 29 health centers, as well as care and treatment at 19 school-based health centers throughout the region to children who might otherwise never have the chance to receive this care. The network also connects people in the region to a multitude of specialists who provide technical expertise and skills in areas typically found only in big cities. Many of these specialists travel to see patients at Bassett affiliated community hospitals as well as at specialty campuses in Herkimer, Oneonta, and Hartwick Seminary. The specialty services offered range from cardiology, cancer and orthopedic care to ear, nose and throat, vascular care, dermatology and more. In addition, a variety of outpatient diagnostic and surgical procedures are available on these campuses as a convenience to patients. The specialty care in Cooperstown and in the region, in combination with the network’s community based health centers, results in more than 700,000 patient visits per year.
Visit www.bassett.org to learn more about Bassett Healthcare Network, an affiliation of 6 hospitals, 30 health centers, 19 school based health centers, skilled nursing facilities, At Home Care, and a medical equipment company.
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