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  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • Medical Physicist works with Chief Medical physicist and Dosimetrist to support Radiation Oncology clinical and equipment QA program.  Medical physicist is responsible for assuring the delivery of high quality radiation therapy through participation in linear accelerator quality assurance, treatment planning, and consultation in accordance with AAPM standards. Responsible for communicating with physicians, radiation therapist, dosimetrists, office personnel and nurses as needed to improve and excel at patient care in radiation therapy. Provides technical support and skills for adoption of new technology and is continually looking at opportunities for improving the delivery of physics and dosimetry support within the department. Assures a high level of treatment delivery by maintaining quality assurance and calibration procedures for all radiation devices according to accepted protocols and standards of practice. Responsible for physics treatment planning and radiation safety.

  • Reports to
    • Department Manager/Director/Chief Medical Physicist

  • Supervises
    • Dosimetry team members and student dosimetrist

  • Ages of Patients
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • Minimal/ No Potential

  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Masters in Medical Physics/Physics

    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: Certification in Therapeutic Radiological Physics by the ABR or ABMP,  American Heart Association BLS

    • Experience
      • Required: Three (3) years of experience including IMRT, stereotactic radiosurgery.

  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations
    • Performs all physics responsibilities for EMC radiation therapy departments which requires knowledge of an advanced field of science acquired by a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction and study specific to radiation physics.
    • Reviews patient charts on a daily and weekly basis. Verifies total delivered radiation dose in ARIA.
    • Notes treatment overrides and outstanding dose action points and follows up, completes electronic chart check in ARIA and charges continuing medical physics.
    • Calibrates therapy linear accelerators according to the AAPM TG-51 protocol. Maintains NIST traceable calibrations on all ionization chambers and electrometers used for absolute calibration.
    • Determines beam quality for both photon and electron beams. Measures accelerator output using correct set up geometry, correcting for variation in air pressure, phantom temperature and beam quality.
    • Adjusta accelerator dose integrator boards to keep output within specifications.
    • Performs monthly and annual quality assurance tests on medical linear accelerators according to AAPM protocols.
    • Trains and supervises physicists and dosimetrists who work in and/or rotate through the departments.
    • Coordinates, reviews and recommends action on maintenance contracts and works with Varian on upgrades and equipment needs.
    • Oversees and integrates with Information Systems on all software and treatment planning modalities.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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