Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology Dosimetry, Medical Physics: Radiological Physics - General
Minnesota Oncology offers its employees an exciting, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. We are currently looking for an individual with passion for the healthcare field and someone that can commit to personal accountability and integrity. An ideal candidate will also have excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to collaborate and work in a team based environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Calibration of external beam treatment machines, radioactive sources and simulation equipment to maintain compliance with national standards.
Responsible for the implementation of all aspects of patient dosimetry.
Advises and consults with physicians to provide advice or direction to technical staff when patients are being planned or treated.
Responsible for all aspects of Radiation Oncology Department radiation safety practices, including personnel exposure monitoring and reduction, equipment monitoring room shielding, brachytherapy source ordering, shipping, receiving and inventory, patient surveys, and regulatory compliance.
Assures physics presence at all brachytherapy and SRS/SRT/SBRT patient treatments.
Maintains responsibility for the design and implementation of the aspects of the quality management program that involve the use of the external beam radiotherapy equipment.
Participates in weekly chart rounds and daily huddles.
Excellent communication skills.
Dynamic and hard-working.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of current radiation therapy principles, methods, procedures and techniques are required.
Truebeam and/or Cyberknife experience a plus.
Some knowledge in Access is also a plus.
Minimum of Master’s degree in Medical Physics from a CAMPEP-accredited program and at least 3 years clinical experience.
Graduation from CAMPEP approved residency or equivalent experience
ABR certified in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics
AMP in Radioactive Materials License
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Minnesota Oncology at St Paul and Maplewood treat average of 80 patients a day.
Linear accelerators are 2 Varian iX, 1 Varian Trilogy (Truebeam 2.7 with Identify install in December 2019) and a CyberKnife M6. All of the linacs are equipped with imaging systems (kV/CBCT).
Elekta HDR afterloaders at both centers.
64-slice CT scanners are used for simulation, and also have PET/CT at Maplewood.
Treatment planning systems are Eclipse, Oncentra, and Precision. MiM is used as the image fusion including deformation as well as dose summations.
ClearCheck for dose constraint reporting in Eclipse.
EMR for radiation oncology is Varian ARIA including CK connectivity.
We have a very active SRS/SRT/SBRT as well as gyn HDR program.
We are in final stages of starting an ultrasound-based live prostate brachytherapy program in our St Paul HDR vault.
The radiation therapy team consists of 6 radiation oncologists, 3 Physicists and 4 dosimetrists.
We have been ACR-accredited and in final stages of ASTRO APEx accreditation going forward. You will appreciate the opportunity to be part of a dynamic group, as well as the opportunity to corroborate with other physicists among the largest radiation oncology network in the world, US Oncology. In addition to the outstanding and pleasant staff, you will enjoy beautiful progressive Minnesota with its emphasis on family as well as enjoying the land of 10,000 lakes.
Additional Salary Information: This position offer competitive compensation and has eligibility for Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance as well as Life Insurance. Benefits also include PTO, Paid Holidays, 401(k) eligibility after 6-months of service, Tuition Reimbursement, etc.
Internal Number: MCC-19-18
About Minnesota Oncology
At Minnesota Oncology, we join together with you in a firm partnership to construct the best treatment plan for you based on the most current research evidence and technology available – while offering practical help and emotional support for you and your family.Unlike traditional hospital and large clinic settings, Minnesota Oncology is a specialized medical group dedicated solely to the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers and blood disorders, all in a non-threatening, neighborhood environment. We provide comprehensive care including access to social workers, nutrition therapists, and genetic counselors. We offer programs such as Survivorship, Palliative Care, and Financial Counseling to support our patients during and after their treatment.We currently have more than 80 providers serving in 12 clinic locations across the Twin Cities area. Minnesota Oncology also provides you access to the latest clinical trials through our affiliation with US Oncology, one of the nation’s largest cancer treatment and research networks.Hope is close by.
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