Medical Physicists - Baystate Health

Req#: R13472
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Medical Physicists
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Summary: 

The Physicist supports all radiation imaging physics activities including clinical, quality assurance, safety and equipment maintenance, research and education components by performing both routine and non-routine support tasks under the general guidance using the concepts and techniques of applying physics to medicine and practical training of a medical physicist. The individual should be competent to practice medical imaging physics and maintain the professional skills through continuing education. The individual shall be available when necessary for consultation with the radiologist and to provide advice or direction.

Job Responsibilities: 

1) Participation of routine and non-routine clinical service for external beams
Perform 3D and IMRT treatment planning; perform double check calculation; perform treatment plan review; perform treatment chart and R&V review; perform weekly chart review

2) Participation of routine and non-routine clinical service for brachytherapy. Participate HDR planning and treatment; participate PSI planning and treatment; responsible for radiation safety.

3) Participate and supervise physical QA activities
Morning QA; Monthly QA; annual QA; Simulator; CT-simulator; EPID; MLC; Winston-Lutz test; electron output measurement; PSI seed activity verification; HDR source activity verification

4) Participate and supervision physical QA activities
Morning QA; Monthly QA; annual QA; Simulator; CT-simulator; EPID; MLC; Winston-Lutz test; electron output measurement; PSI seed activity verification; HDR source activity verification

5) Participate in therapy equipment maintenance

6) Participate in the calibration of radiation therapy equipment and Perform instrument calibration and constancy check

7) Additional responsibilities in support of the Chief Physicist as required.

Required Work Experience: 

1) 3-5 years experience

Preferred Work Experience: 

1) None Listed

Skills and Competencies: 

1) Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff in a multidisciplinary health care environment

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

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Education:

Master of Science (Required)

Certifications:

Board Certified in Medical Physics – American Board of Radiology

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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