Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Department: Rad Onc Residency Program
Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000
Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period
Work Schedule: 8HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-3P
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes
The team member’s Number One job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understands how to contribute to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. At Novant Health, people are our business. We treat each other with respect and compassion. We embrace the differences in our strengths while fostering an environment of inclusion, empowerment, inspiration and courage. The team member will use Novant Health’s First Do No Harm (NHFDNH) safety behaviors/error prevention tools and high reliability strategies as appropriate to ensure a safe, remarkable patient experience. The Medical Physics Resident will provide therapeutic medical physics services in the assigned areas of the Radiation Oncology Department under the supervision of an ABR certified Medical Physicist.
Essential Functions • Resident will be a self-directed, independent, motivated learner as guided by the Residency Program Director, Associate Director, and mentors. • Initiate and participate in chart rounds, journal clubs, and physics meetings. • Generates treatment plans for patient treatments as needed under the guidance of Certified Medical Dosimetrist or ABR certified Physicist. • Seeks guidance from senior physicists when designing complex or non-standard treatment plans. • Follows necessary safety protocols to ensure safe and effective delivery of radiation treatment. • Demonstrates knowledge of current best practices for quality assurance. • Performs recommended quality assurance procedures to ensure the safe operation of radiation equipment. • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of equipment function and operation. • Regularly assesses current processes to ensure their effectiveness and continuous quality improvement. • Performs patient specific quality assurance procedures including but not limited to IMRT/SBRT/SRS QA, In-vivo dose measurements, and activities that are required to ensure the safe delivery of radiation treatments. • Performs weekly chart checks in accordance with department policies. • Responsible and accountable for: • Compliance with workplace policies and procedures for risk identification, risk assessment and risk control. • Active participation in activities associated with the management of workplace health and safety. • Identification and reporting of health and safety risks, accidents, incidents, injuries and property damage at the workspace. • Proper utilization of performance (ownership, teamwork communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. • Demonstrates standard of performance (ownership, teamwork communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence Non-Essential Functions • All other duties as assigned.