The Therapeutic Medical Physicist I, under the direction of the Director of Medical Physics from the Department of Radiation Oncology, performs the technical aspect of safe and effective delivery of radiation therapy to achieve the therapeutic treatment outcome of a patient.
WHAT IS EXPECTED (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):
1.Performs, evaluates and manages regularly scheduled quality assurance testing of treatment related machines and/or systems (linear accelerator, brachytherapy, computed tomography, and radiation treatment planning system).
2.Performs and supervises any radiation treatment that requires a therapeutic medical physicist to be present.
3.Performs, supervises and evaluates any computer aided planning and/or calculation for radiation treatment (external beam and brachytherapy).
4.Performs and evaluates patient related dosimetric measurements to evaluate treatment quality.
5.Provides consultation to radiation oncologists, clinical staff and patients if requested.
6.Participates in acceptance and commissioning of new treatment modality.
7.Participates in state and federal compliance of the department.
The ideal candidate has good verbal and written communication skills; has a good understanding and clinical judgement of radiation oncology clinical workflow; is able to perform tasks independently without routine supervision; has knowledge of and ability to operate and maintain radiation treatment machines/equipment/detectors/software.
Location/Facility Baylor Scott & White Waco
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Specialty Department Practice – Radiation Oncology
This position you will work in the Waco cancer center
Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States.With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations.Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!
- EDUCATION - Masters'
- MAJOR - Physics
- MAJOR - Physics
- EXPERIENCE - Minimum/no experience required
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Medical Physicist (LMP): Licensed by the State of Texas as a Medical Physicist.
Internal Number: 20011308
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!