Atlantic Health System is currently seeking a full-time medical physicist to work primarily at the Radiation Oncology Department at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. The position will also provide coverage at other facilities in the Atlantic Health System as assigned.
The Atlantic Health System currently has six Varian Linac, one Cyberknife, one Tomotherapy, and one Varian GammaMed Brachytherapy unit. The practice at Overlook Medical Center is equipped with two Varian Linac, Accuray CyberKnife M6, a Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT simulator, and an off-site Tomotherapy system. We utilize ARIA for record and verify and Eclipse V16.1 for treatment planning along with HyperArc for SRS/SRT.
The successful candidate will join a team of 7 physicians, 8 physicists and 6 dosimetrists.
Provide all aspects of routine clinical physics support, including treatment planning verification, all quality assurance activities related to 3D, IMRT, VMAT, SBRT, SRS, HDR, as well as expertise in evaluation and implementation of new equipment and modalities.
Assess dosimetric and treatment planning equipment including, but not limited to measurement instruments to calibrate all treatment equipment and monitoring devices, computerized treatment planning systems, computerized water phantom systems with appropriate ionization chambers and diodes, film densitometry systems, etc.
Participate in the specification, selection, and acceptance of radiation-producing machines, accessories, and computerized treatment-planning system.
Supervise arrangements for proper commissioning and maintenance of radiation treatment equipment.
Develop protocols for performing and checking monitor units calculations to ensure all calculations agree with written prescription.
Collaborate with radiation therapists in the setup of patients and the use of treatment aids and immobilization devices.
Consult with the Radiation Oncologist and assists in the development of a customized treatment plan for patients.
Participates in HDR procedures.
Ph.D. or M.S. degree in Medical Physics with three years of clinical experience in medical physics
Or an equivalent degree and completion of a CAMPEP-accredited Medical Physics Residency program with board certification or eligibility
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
HDR experience and Cyberknife experience is preferred
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
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