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.
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.
Two years of medical physics experience post residency.
Radiation Safety Officer for radioactive materials license by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment preferred.
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.
About Vail Valley Medical Center
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports.
Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center.
The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary location and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers.