Medical Physicist - Piedmont Healthcare - South Metro Atlanta

Job Number: 1801086

Piedmont Healthcare Corporate - , Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Description

Piedmont Cancer is currently seeking a board certified or board eligible Physicist for a hospital based Radiation Department south of metro Atlanta. This physicist will fill a newly created position and join a team of 4 board certified physicists, 5 dosimetrists, therapists and support staff covering multiple clinics in metro Atlanta.  Some travel is required between sites.
  
At assigned location, we currently average 45 patients per day on one Varian Clinac iX and one TrueBeam, both equipped with RapidArc, CBCT, and respiratory gating. A GammaMed HDR will be commissioned in late 2016.  Additional sites are equipped with a TrueBeam STX, Gamma Knife Perfexion, GammaMed HDR, and Clinac iX machines.  Fully deployed ARIA EMR and planning with Eclipse and BrainLab are shared among the three sites.  Centers are ACR Radiation Oncology accredited with identical policies and procedures implemented among all sites.
 
The successful candidate is expected to work as an integral part of the hospital oncology treatment team as well as communicating with the physics group as a whole. Responsibilities include treatment planning, chart review, and TG-142 QA. In addition, participation in continuous quality improvement initiatives with the support of the physics group is expected.
 
Experience with some or all of the following equipment is desirable: Varian accelerators, Eclipse and BrainLab iPlan treatment planning systems, Aria record and verify systems, Variseed prostate LDR treatment planning system, Varian GammaMed HDR and Sun Nuclear QA equipment.
 
Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are essential.  Travel to an additional client sites may be required contingent upon patient census.

Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Masters of Science in Medical Physics, or related discipline
 
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Three years of clinical experience in a radiation therapy department or completion of a CAMPEP approved residency program
 
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Ability to be listed as an authorized Medical Physicist on a radioactive material license in the State of Georgia. Has completed Part I of the certification exam by the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Therapy Physics and actively pursuing ABR certification when eligible.
 
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