Senior or Staff Medical Physicist – Photon/Proton Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Miami Cancer Institute (MCI) is recruiting a qualified physicist at the Staff or Senior Physicist level. The ideal candidate will have clinical experience in advanced radiotherapy techniques, a Ph.D. or M.Sc. in Medical Physics or related discipline, and certification/board eligibility in therapeutic medical physics from the American Board of Radiology (ABR) or American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP). Competitive salary and level appointment is commensurate with experience and certification.
The Department of Radiation Oncology’s clinical program which is housed in the Miami Cancer Institute on the campus of Baptist Hospital in South Miami is equipped with the latest radiotherapy technology. Our current clinical program includes 3 TrueBeam linear accelerators, a Radixact (Tomo) unit, CyberKnife M6, Gamma Knife Icon, ViewRay MRIdian LINAC, 3 Siemens CT simulators with 4D capabilities, two HDR units and active programs in conformal radiotherapy, IMRT, VMAT, IGRT, brachytherapy and SRS/SBRT. Additionally, the department is equipped with the latest, gantry-based IBA proton delivery system. The proton center has 3 gantry rooms in which pencil beam scanning is solely used. Each gantry room is equipped with a 6 DOF robotic couch, on-board cone-beam CT, and surface imaging system. The Department currently uses ARIA, MIM Maestro, and Eclipse TPS software platforms for the photon treatment units and RaySearch TPS for proton treatment plans.
The candidate will join a medical physics team to establish a successful clinical and research program at MCI. The medical physics team is responsible for all clinical medical physics aspects such as acceptance testing, commissioning, quality assurance, systems integration and validation, radiation safety and treatment planning support. Additionally, the medical physics team will lead all the technical efforts associated with the establishment of a new equipment and delivery techniques. Educational opportunities will arise as multiple educational programs will be developed in the coming years in conjunction with Florida International University (FIU) as well as a Medical Physics residency program. The candidate is expected to be actively involved in the departmental education and research activities and will receive an academic appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at FIU.
Interested applicants should email AnnaMaria Pitty at AnaMariaPi@baptisthealth.net
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
This position is not open to any third-party recruiters, consultants and/or venders at this time.
About Miami Cancer Institute
The Miami Cancer Institute is ushering in a new era of innovative, precision cancer treatment that is unmatched in South Florida today. As part of Baptist Health South Florida, the region’s largest, not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 27,000 employees working across seven hospital campuses and more than 100 outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, Miami Cancer Institute is the first in the region to offer proton therapy, while also conducting bone marrow transplants, infusion chemotherapy, radiation therapies, intricate robotic surgeries, and translational research studies. Those who join us have a real opportunity to create the future of cancer care.
Baptist Health has a commitment to strengthening the compassionate care we provide. With the addition of Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Baptist Health is able to provide the Palm Beach community expanded access to healthcare services.Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced tertiary medical center with 400 beds and is a recognized leader in Cardiovascular Care, Oncology, Women's Health, Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine and the Neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is now a part of Baptist Health South Florida is the region's largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 23,000 employees working across 11 hospital campuses and more than 100 outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. In 2016 we welcomed the newest weapon in the fight against cancer, the world-class Miami Cancer Institute and proton therapy center.Baptist Health South Florida is once again one of the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For! This is the 19th time Baptist Health has been recognized on the list. We have also been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the na...tion by U.S. News & World Reports in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals report and have been honored as one of PEOPLE's 2019 50 Companies That Care by PEOPLE magazine and Great Place to Work.Everything we do at Baptist Health, we do to the best of our ability. That includes supporting our team with extensive training programs, millions of dollars in tuition assistance, comprehensive benefits and more. Working within our award-winning culture means getting the respect and support you need to do your best work ever. Find out why this is the best place to be your best!
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