Job Description

Location: Saint Anne's Hospital
Posted Date: 3/9/2022

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you

Medical Physicist

Job Summary:

Provides technical expertise and management skills for a reliable and cost-efficient quality control program for four Varian linear accelerators, two GE CT simulators, an Acuity conventional simulator and two Nucleation HDR remote after loaders. and dosimetry equipment. Responsible for calibration protocols and traceability to NIST. IMRT and three-dimensional treatment planning

Minimum Education Requirements:

The candidate is preferred to have a PhD degree in Medical Physics, Health Physics or related fields, with two years of postdoctoral training in Radiation Oncology. Experience in SRS, SBRT, HDR and IMRT is desirable. MS’s with five years of clinical experience are also encouraged to apply. Completed Board Certification is desirable or at a minimum board examination eligibility is required

Minimum Work Experience:

Five years of clinical experience required

Other skills and abilities:

Knowledge of therapeutic radiation physics as applied to external beam and brachytherapy procedures in a modern radiation oncology department

Equipment/Software/Certification:

Knowledge and understanding of equipment; the two facilities are equipped with four Varian linear accelerators, two GE CT simulators, an Acuity conventional simulator and two Nucleation HDR remote afterloaders. All accelerators are IGRT capable machines three with cone beam CT. One of them is Novalis TX for SRS, SBRT treatments. Other equipments include Eclipse treatment planning systems for conventional external beams and IMRTs, BrainLab iPlan for SRS and SBRT planning, CMS Interplant for prostate implants, Nucletron Oncentra for HDR planning. QA systems include MOSAIQ system, Scanditronics water-tank system, Sun Nuclear QA3 and MapCheck systems, Kodak CR system and many other QA software, variety of physics equipment such as ion chambers, electrometers and solid water. The department offers a full range of radiation oncology services including conventional radiotherapy, IMRT, SRS, SBRT, brachytherapy (HDR and LDR) and limited radiopharmaceutical brachytherapy. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and hospital information management systems


Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Important COVID message

Please note, Saint Anne’s Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

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