Sep 22, 2021

Physicist 7050

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Edwards, CO 81632, USA

Job Description

Shaw Cancer Center
Edwards
322 Beard Creek Road, Edwards, CO 81632
Allied Health
PRN/Pool Position, Days
Posted 10/27/2020
Req # 10169
Min:$80.64 Max:$120.96
To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.
POSITION PURPOSE:
Seeking a POOL Physicist to asssit the FT physicist and provide vacation coverage.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Perform or review independent/redundant check of monitor unit calculations for all fields and/or use alternate verification methods such as film dosimetry, diode dosimetry, ion chamber measurement, MapCheck measurement, etc. as required by CDPHE and as recommend by ACR guidelines.
  • Provide special physics consultation as requested by the Radiation Oncologist and document in the patient’s medical record as a separate report.
  • Perform or supervise and review special dosimetry measurements utilizing film, diodes, ion chamber, etc. as requested by the Radiation Oncologist. Document results in patient’s medical record as a separate report.
  • Review treatment plans prepared by other personnel for accuracy and reconcile data between treatment plans and record along with verifying the system and imaging system.
  • Arrange for calibrations and/or intercomparisons of radiation survey meters and radiation dosimetry systems as required by CDPHE. Keep records on file as required by CDPHE.
  • Supervise quality assurance program for radiation therapy related equipment at Shaw Regional Cancer Center.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
Experience:
Two years of medical physics experience post residency.
License(s):
Radiation Safety Officer for radioactive materials license by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment preferred.
Certification(s):
Board certified in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics by the American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physics required.
Benefits Summary: This position offers a 403(b) retirement plan, employee assistance program, sick pay, POOL differential pay, annual bonus potential, amongst others.