Physicist, Non-Certified - FT, Days
Company: Prisma Health
Posted on: November 14, 2023
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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.
- 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
- \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.
- 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.
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