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Physicist, Non-Certified - FT, Days

Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference. Job Summary Responsible for the design optimization, technical evaluation, and precise and accurate delivery of radiation treatment plans. Responsible for the safety of patients and staff. May participate in clinical, research and educational duties. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Accountabilities

  • Determines the need for, specifies, and accesses dosimetric and treatment planning equipment including, but not limited to, measurement instruments to calibrate all treatment equipment and monitoring devices, computerized treatment planning systems, computerized water phantom systems with appropriate ionization chambers and diodes, film densitometry systems, etc. \u00A0- 15%
    • \u00A0Participates in the specification, selection, and acceptance of radiation-producing machines, accessories, and computerized treatment-planning system. Supervises arrangements for proper maintenance of radiation treatment equipment. \u2013 15%
      • Periodically evaluates all equipment for continued utility, appropriateness, reliable performance, age and condition and makes recommendations on practical life span, obsolescence and replacement. Maintains responsibility for the design and implementation of the aspects of the quality management program that involve the use of the external beam radiotherapy equipment as well as the review and approval of the procedures followed by the radiation therapy staff. \u00A0- 15%
        • Advises and consults with physicians to provide advice or direction to technical staff when patients are being planned or treated.\u00A0\u2013 10%
          • \u00A0Develops protocols for performing and checking monitor units calculations to ensure all calculations agree with written prescription. \u2013 10%
            • Participates in chart rounds to ensure the fulfillment of the prescription and review any changes in dose and patient set-up. \u2013 10%
              • Competes all required documentation relating to radiation treatment plans and equipment. Participates in the clinical instruction of newly hired radiation staff and radiation therapy students. \u2013 10%
                • Conducts HDR and LDR brachytherapy procedures as needed. Directs the radiation oncology physics program, including the technical direction of medical dosimetrists, therapy equipment service engineers and other physics support staff. \u2013 15% Supervisory/Management Responsibilities This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive. Minimum Requirements
                  • Master's Degree - Physics or Medical Physics from an accredited college or university
                  • 1 year - Clinical radiation physics Work Shift Day (United States of America) Location Cancer Centers - Faris Road Facility 1008 Greenville Memorial Hospital Department 10557151 Physics/Dosimetry-CIF Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Prisma Health, Greenville , Physicist, Non-Certified - FT, Days, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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