Medical Physicists - Baystate Health

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

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Medical Center (BMC), and the region's only level 1 trauma center, providing services throughout western Massachusetts  is

looking for Medical Physicist.

At Baystate Medical Health Center, D’Amour Center for Cancer Care, we have a position open for a Medical Physicist.

You will join a very collegial group of physicists, dosimetrists, physicians, and therapists eager to help you succeed. We will train you in all aspects of radiation therapy that will help you to prepare for your boards.

We are a busy Center with all state-of-the-art LINACs and Simulation equipment. We provide IMRT/SGRT/SRS/SRT/SBRT/DIBH. We have commissioned in-house 3D printer capability for both external beam and Brachytherapy planning. Ours is a comprehensive Oncology center with four beam-matched LINACs at a single center with no satellites. Our five Radiation Oncology attendings provide sub-specialty services, with a daily load of about 100 patients. We have an active SRS/SRT/SBRT program as well as a vigorous HDR brachytherapy program with in-department anesthesia services.

We are located in Western Massachusetts, which is about 1.5 hours to Boston, 2 hours to NYC/New Haven. The area has a low cost of living. We offer attractive salaries and comprehensive benefits comprising of medical, dental, vision components with vacation times, insurance, and retirement plans. Excellent schools are nearby, with superb amenities for skiing, hiking and other outdoor activities. There are several very active restaurant scenes within half an hour of our center.


  • 3400 Main Street
  • Springfield, MA


  • Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases
  • Continuing education support and reimbursement
  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages
  • Farm Share Memberships
  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service
  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health
  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health
  • Onsite parking (Wing, Noble and BFMC posting only)

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.  

Job description

The physicist supports all radiation therapy physics activities including clinical, quality assurance, safety, and equipment maintenance, 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 radiation Oncologist and to provide advice and direction.

Job Responsibilities

1) Participation in routine and non-routine clinical service for external beams; Perform 3D and IMRT/VMAT/SRS/SBRT treatment planning, double check calculation, treatment plan review, treatment chart and R&V review and weekly chart review

2) Participation of routine and non-routine clinical service for brachytherapy. Participate HDR planning, treatment, and QA, and radiation safety.

3) Participate in equipment maintenance and calibration of radiation therapy equipment.

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

Work Experience and Skills

Any experience is preferred but we would train any Board eligible medical physicist.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff.


Master of Science in medical physics; Board Eligible in Therapeutic Medical Physics American Board of Radiology

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!


We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

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.



Master of Science (Required)


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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