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Medical Physicist II - Radiation Oncology

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2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 6580
Date Posted: Mar 24, 2023

Job Description

Description

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: NHRMC Radiation Oncology

Department: Radiation Oncology-16th St

Full Time Equivalent: Full Time

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: STD HRS - Standard-Exe or Office w flex

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do

Summary:
The Physicist II provides knowledge of radiation properties, treatment planning and delivery techniques to advise dosimetrists, physicians and other members of the radiation oncology team on the safe and effective delivery of radiation therapy.

Responsibilities:
1. Generates treatment plans for patient treatments as needed.
2. Seeks guidance from senior physicists when designing complex or non-standard treatment plans.
3. Understands and advises physicians and therapists on proper patient simulation setup and treatment delivery techniques.
4. Follows necessary safety protocols to ensure safe and effective delivery of radiation treatment.
5. Demonstrates knowledge of current best practices for quality assurance.
6. Performs recommended quality assurance procedures to ensure the safe operation of radiation equipment.
7. Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of equipment function and operation.
8. Regularly assesses current processes to ensure their effectiveness and continuous quality improvement.
9. Performs patient specific quality assurance procedures include ding but not limited to: -Initial treatment plan checks, IMRT/SBRT/SRS QA, In-vivo dose measurements, Activities that are required to ensure the safe delivery of radiation treatments.
10. Provides special physics consults to radiation oncologists as needed.
11. Performs weekly chart checks in accordance with department policies.
12. Maintains continuing education and professional development.
13. 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 workplace.
• Proper utilization of appropriate personal protective equipment.

Position Requirements

Credentials:

Education:
Essential:
* Masters Degree

* Certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) or the American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP)

Other information:
Experience: Some experience preferred in radiation oncology physics. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

Physicist, Medical Physicist, Radiation Oncology,Physics, radiation therapy, Novant Health, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, NHRMC, Wilmington, NC.    
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