The Division of Medical Physics for Baylor Scott and White Healthcare, Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a PhD-Level Medical Physicist in Radiation Therapy to join our team and to support clinical operations in the Central Texas area. This position will be joining 2 PhD-level physicists and 5 MS-level physicists covering 4 clinics: Temple, Killeen, Waco, and College Station.
This position will be primarily a clinical position with some research activity working out of the Temple clinic but will be expected to cover other clinics if needed. Among the five clinics, there is 5 Varian TrueBeam, 2 Varian 21EX, 3 Varian Varisource and 6 CT simulators. Temple clinic is in the process of building a new clinic with two new TrueBeam linear accelerators and one new CT is expected.
The successful candidate will participate/lead clinical projects and work with other members of the radiation oncology team to provide highest level of clinical service. Primary responsibility for this position include, but not limited to:
Acceptance/commissioning of radiation therapy machines/software/equipment
Continual quality assurance (external beam, brachytherapy, and CT simulator) and dosimetry calibration of various equipment
External beam treatment planning (3D, IMRT, VMAT, SBRT, and SRS) using Varian Eclipse treatment planning system and BrainLab iPlan and Element treatment planning system
Brachytherapy treatment planning (HDR and Savi)
Physics support for SBRT, SRS, brachytherapy (HDR and Savi), 4DCT, and organ motion management
Performs and evaluates patient related dosimetric measurements to evaluate treatment quality
Participates/leads in strategic planning and/or implementation of new policies
Leads/participates/coordinates clinically related research projects
Supervises state and federal regulatory compliance
The successful candidate needs to have demonstrated clinical skills in these areas and has exceptional communication skills (oral and written) and operate independently with good clinical judgement. The successful candidate will directly report to the Director of Medical Physics in Temple, TX. This position will require the following minimum criteria:
PhD in Medical Physics, Physics, Nuclear Engineering or other related physical science degree
Passed part 1 of ABR board certification
Must have Medical Physicist License (full or temporary license) by the Texas Medical Board before the start date
Completed CAMPEP-accredited clinical residency training
The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing and dynamic division of nine full-time physicists (accounting for Central and North Texas), five dosimetrists and four physics residents. Along with four radiation oncology residents, Baylor Scott and White Health has thirteen Radiation Oncologists with significant experience in a wide variety of specializations. The Physics Division provides physics support for Baylor Scott and White Health Radiation Oncology operations at many sites in the heart of Texas: Temple, Killeen, Waco, Waxahachie, Irving, Duncanville, and College Station.
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!
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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!