Yale-New Haven Health & Yale University School of Medicine
Location: Trumbull, Connecticut
Type: Career Positions
Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology
4 Year Degree
Yale-New Haven Health is seeking a motivated Medical Physicist Assistant to provide clinical physics support at our Trumbull site. Prior experience working in a clinical medical physics environment is highly desirable, but not required. The Medical Physicist Assistant will work with the physics, medical, and technical staff to support the precise calibration and maintenance of equipment, and the planning and delivery of treatments. Experience in Eclipse, Mosaiq/ARIA, and Varian Linacs is desired. The successful candidate will join a team of more than 20 medical physicists, 20 dosimetrists and 3 physics residents in supporting clinical medical physics services to the Smilow Cancer Hospital and Smilow Care Centers with teaching and research opportunities at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Yale-New Haven Health is a part of the Yale Medical Center which is an academic center of excellence in the practice of medicine. Yale Cancer Center is the only NIH-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in Connecticut. Extensive research efforts in radiation physics, radiation biology and clinical radiation oncology are ongoing. The Department of Therapeutic Radiology treats approximately 2500 new cancer patients each year: about 1200 in New Haven and 1300 in the department's satellite facilities in Greenwich, Trumbull, Derby, Guilford, Hamden, and Waterford. The department offers a full range of radiation therapy treatments including IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, TBI, TSET and other special procedures using modern linear accelerators with onboard kV-, MV-, and CBCT-imaging; Gamma Knife SRS using the latest ICON unit; and a full suite of LDR and HDR brachytherapy. Major equipment includes: thirteen linear accelerators, eight CT simulators, three HDR afterloaders, major treatment planning systems (cloud-hosted Eclipse, iPlan and GammaPlan), Calypso image guidance systems, C-Rad/VisionRT surface imaging system, as well as Citrix-based enterprise Mosaiq information management system. The department also offers fully accredited radiation oncology and medical physics residency programs in addition to other educational programs.
Yale-New Haven Health is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and a curriculum vitae to Srijit Kamath, PhD, Regional Chief Physicist at email@example.com.
About Yale-New Haven Health & Yale University School of Medicine
Yale-New Haven Health (YNHH) is a non-profit, 1,541-bed teaching hospital that ranks among the premier medical centers in the nation. It provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-focused care in more than 100 medical specialty areas. In conjunction with Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, YNHH is nationally recognized for its commitment to excellence in patient care, teaching and clinical research.
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