Department of Radiation Oncology Cleveland VA Medical Center
The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center’s department of Radiation Oncology is recruiting a highly motivated individual for a therapeutic medical physicist position. The successful candidate must be board certified or have graduated from a CAMPEP-accredited therapy physics residency program by the time of hire (individuals completing residency in spring 2020 are eligible to apply).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to providing clinical physics support to department staff, performing quality assurance testing, treatment planning when needed, machine commissioning, and other general clinical physics tasks. The successful candidate is also expected to participate in the department’s quality improvement initiatives and development and implementation of new therapy techniques and technology. Abundant opportunities exist for those interested in conducting clinically focused research.
The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center is the 3rd largest VA medical center in the country and the main hub of the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System. The Cleveland VA medical center has consistently been rated a 5-star site with the highest 1a clinical referral rating available, serving patients from throughout Ohio and neighboring states. The medical center campus is in the beautiful University Circle area of Cleveland. It sits adjacent to the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Natural History Museum. Also nearby are the campuses of Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals, and The Cleveland Clinic.
The Department of Radiation Oncology currently has one site in Northeast Ohio at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA medical center. The department is equipped with two Varian linear accelerators (TrueBeam and 21iX) and one CT-Simulator (Toshiba Aquilion LB). Treatment planning is performed on Varian Eclipse supported with Velocity fusion software and ARIA record and verify. The physics division is well appointed with all necessary QA devices and software. Future initiatives include replacement of the Varian 21iX with a MR-Linac, replacement of the Toshiba Aquilion with a Dual-Energy CT-Simulator, and development of a Brachytherapy program.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application at:
Confidential inquiries related to this position may be directed to:
Jacob Bugno Dept. Radiation Oncology Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center 10701 East Blvd Cleveland, OH 44106 P: 216-791-3800 x63367 Jacob.firstname.lastname@example.org
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