Clinical Medical Physicist
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Peoria, IL 61603
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.
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.
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.
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
Affirmative Action. Contractor and Subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.01, 60-300.5(a), 60-741.5(a), and 61-300.10. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based upon their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.