Medical Physics: Health Physics/Radiation Safety, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology
Schedule: Full Time
Position Summary: Provides Radiation Oncology Department with physics services to ensure a high level of radiation treatment quality and patient/staff safety. Participates in radiation equipment/software quality assurance program, treatment planning procedures, brachytherapy and special procedures, ensuring radiation equipment performance/maintenance, radiation safety and staff training.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Establishment of radiation beam characteristics for clinical usage.
Radiation therapy equipment calibration and quality assurance.
Assists in complicated simulation and patient setups.
Treatment planning consultation with clinical and medical staff.
Assists with facility planning, shielding design and evaluation.
Regulatory compliance, license renewal and amendment.
Radiation safety and radiation protection for the cancer center, and staff training.
Attends Radiation Safety Committee.
Participates in department quality assurance and continuous quality improvement programs.
Performs other duties as required or requested.
Master’s degree in Medical Physics from a CAMPEP accredited Medical Physics program.
Certification by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Medical Physics.
One year of work experience post certification.
Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of networks and interfaces.
About McLaren Macomb
McLaren Macomb is a 288-bed tertiary teaching hospital located in Mount Clemens, Michigan. McLaren Macomb provides a full range of services, including cardiovascular care at the Mat Gaberty Heart Center, award winning cancer services at the Ted B. Wahby Cancer Center, comprehensive orthopedic services and a state-of-the-art elective Surgery Center. The hospital is verified as a Level II Trauma Center and operates one of the busiest Emergency Centers in the area.McLaren Macomb is a leader in osteopathic graduate medical education and serves as a base hospital site for medical students from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and University of Medicine and Health Science. Residency programs include emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, OB/GYN, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology-facial plastic surgery and urologic surgery. Fellowship programs include cardiology, endocrinology and vascular surgery.
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