Tower Health Medical Physicist- PRN in Reading, Pennsylvania

PRN

The medical physicist serves a vital role in the treatment team by ensuring overall accuracy of patient treatment as prescribed by the radiation oncologist. He/She is responsible for the calibration and quality

assurance of treatment equipment, development and implementaion of new clinical techniques, troubleshooting complex technical and clinical issues, monitoring the daily adherence to treatment procedures

and policies, planning complicated clinical cases, and providing general medical physics support to other staff. He/she must have a thorough understanding of the technology and techniques used in simulation,

planning and treatment, and demonstrate a full understanding of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, radiation physics, radiation safety and billing. He/she must use this knowledge along with professional, ethical judgement anc critical thinking to oversee the accurate radiation treatments of patients consistent with the radiation oncologists intent. He/She interacts with the therapists, supervisors, dosimetrists and rad oncs to ensure that treatment plans are implemented accurately to ensure the degree of precision and accuracy

needed for IMRT, IGRT, SRS and SBRT. He/She participates in continuing education for professional development.

We are seeking someone proficient in programming and knowledgeable/experienced in MRI use in Radiation Oncology to support upcoming projects.

Education Requirements

*Master’s Degree: Medical Physics from CAMPEP approved program (Required)

Doctorate Degree: Medical Physics/Physics (Preferred)

Certification and Licensure Requirements

*American Board of Radiology - Radiological Physics (Must be certified within 3 years of employment or be board eligible) (Required)

Experience and Skills

*1-3 Years Radiation Therapy Physicist experience or must have completed CAMPEP approved residency program (Required)

Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Medical Terminology

Requisition ID: 2018-22194

Shift: All shifts

Hours per week: around 20

External Company Name: Reading Health System

External Company URL: https://www.readinghealth.org

Street: PO Box 16052

Work Schedule: As needed