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Clinical Medical Physicist - OSF008027

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: Normal working hours will be 0800-1630. However, hours can flex dependent upon requirements throughout the day.
Location: 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Clinical Medical Physicist is responsible for performing all aspects of quality assurance in radiation therapy in order to ensure accurate and safe delivery of radiation therapy treatments and to maintain compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.  It is necessary to maintains the skills necessary to perform regular testing and calibration of radiotherapy equipment and planning systems.  Reviews and/or performs treatment plan calculations for external beam, brachytherapy, interventional, or other radiation therapy treatment applications.  Proper credentials must be maintained to prepare, receive, or handle hazardous materials (radioactive labeled) packages.  Advocate for radiation safety as necessary.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Knowledge of radiation therapy procedures, radiologic technology and atomic and nonatomic physics.

 

Ability to calibrate radiation therapy and radiological equipment at a level normally acquired through completion of a Master's degree in Medical Physics and a two year residency in Medical Physics.

 

 

Approximately 5 to 7 years progressively more responsible related work experience necessary in order to gain thorough understanding of state and federal laws governing use and disposal of radioactive materials, and acquire the technical skills necessary to effectively perform dose rate calculations, develop radiation safety programs, and the like.

 

 

The job incumbent is required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the unit. 

 

 

Will speak at professional meetings and interface with all levels of Medical Center personnel.

 

 

Analytical skills necessary in order to solve difficult technical problems such as equipment failures, quality control evalua¬tions, radiation doses, contamination and the like.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Medical Physics from a CAMPEP accredited program.

 

Completion of a two year residency in Medical Physics.

 

Eligibility for certification by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Medical Physics.

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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