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PHYSICIST

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Midland
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Summary: Sign on bonus up to $30,000! The Medical Physicist works closely with the radiation oncologists, chief medical physicist, director and department manager to ensure the highest standards of physics services. This includes, but is not limited to, the overview and quality control of all treatment calculations for treatment; consultation with radiation oncologists and other physician specialties concerning radiation therapy planning; supervision of, and consultation with, the physicists and dosimetrists on computer treatment planning and any associated dosimetry; determination of the radiation output of all radiation therapy treatment units, and all other duties as they relate to the operation of radiation within the Radiation Oncology departments. Responsibilities: (35%)* Oversees all aspects of radiation oncology treatment planning and dosimetry, including indirect supervision of the physicist associate and medical dosimetrists. (30%)* Provides medical physics services in accordance with the highest standards of practices as required by JCAHO, NRC, MDCH, ALARA, OSHA and other regulatory bodies. (15)%* Performs the duties and responsibilities of a medical dosimetrist when necessary. (10%)* Contributes to the development of students in the department and is responsible for teaching and completing radiation therapy student competencies. (10%)* Responsible for the quality assurance program in the radiation oncology departments. Responsible for commissioning and acceptance of new radiation oncology equipment. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Participates in process improvement activities. May be asked to rotate to another Radiation Therapy center to cover staff shortages or fluctuations in patient volume. Has a thorough understanding of proper billing practices and is able to use site specific office management system for scheduling and billing. Assist in the creation of policies and procedures as they relate to the radiation safety within the radiation oncology department. Participate in the radiation safety committee and provide input for high quality and safety for our community and patients. Certifications and Licensures: ABR - American Board of Radiology Required Equivalent Experience - Certification or eligible for certification by the American Board of Radiology in Radiological Physics or Therapeutic Radiology Physics, or comparable certification by the American College of Medical Physics. Required Education: Education: Masters Degree Comments: Medical physics Other Information: EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS: Experience in high dose rate (HDR), prostate seed, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Gamma Knife and Intensitymodulated radiation therapy (IMRT). Eligible for and completes requirements for all modalities within 2 years of employment. Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with others in person and on the telephone. MyMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows. An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MyMichigan Health. Other Comments: PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death. Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position. Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description. Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s). Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching. Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must follow MyMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required. Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake. Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis. Physical Demand Level: Light. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 11-20 lbs., frequently (34-66% of the workday) 10 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls. #LI-AT1 #INDEED1HP

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , PHYSICIST, Other , Midland, Michigan

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