The Radiation Physicist has direct influence on the Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Radiation Safety procedures used on patients. This professional implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates all aspects of radiation physics within the department as related to equipment, personnel, and patients. They will develop and direct quality assurance, perform radiation therapy, and radiographic procedures involving the application of X-rays and radioactive substances to patients. Additionally, this position requires performance on calibration and quality assurance procedures on linear accelerators, simulators, and high dose brachytherapy equipment. The ideal professional will also operate specialized X-ray equipment as prescribed by the physician, keep treatment records, prepare operational reports as required, perform clinical supervision with physician/dosimetry/Sim tech/nursing/radiation therapist and other disciplines to coordinate care, and provide patient and/or family with information relative to treatment plan, diagnostic/surgical procedures, disease process and home care. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values.
Master's degree in Medical Radiation Oncology Physics required
Board Certification preferred
Minimum of 5 years documented clinical experience in external beam therapy including electrons and conventional and HDR brachytherapy preferred
If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini family!
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and performance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, theref...ore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.