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Physicist Acute Care

Location: ONTARIO, CA
Job ID: 39829
Start Date: 2020-03-11
End Date: 2020-06-09
Status: open


Medical Physicist need in Ontario, CA

An Acute Facility in Ontario is looking for a Medical Physicist to join their team for a 3-month contract with the possibility to extend or convert to perm.

Work scheduled M-F, 8am – 5pm, 40 hours per week

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum two (2) years of postgraduate degree experience in Diagnostic Medical Physics subspecialty.
• Experience in evaluating performance of diagnostic imaging systems.
• Experience in evaluating radiation safety status of machine and radioactive materials sources of ionizing radiation.
• Experience in designing, implementing, and monitoring quality assurance programs in diagnostic imaging.

Position Summary:

• Provides surveys, reports and consultation related to radiation safety for applicable facilities and/or patients that meet the organizations and regulatory standards in a timely manner.
• Develops and implements quality assurance and evaluation programs for applicable diagnostic imaging and/or radiation therapy equipment that insure high quality images and radiation treatments and that meet regulatory requirements.
• Monitors and reports quality assurance activities to insure adherence to established QA policies and procedures.
• Evaluates and reports the performance of this equipment in a timely manner and makes recommendations to improve quality.
• Maintains up-to-date technical knowledge of new and developing technologies and regulatory issues to support clinical and administrative decision-makers.
• Provides in-service training to staff and physicians, as necessary, to insure high quality images and radiation treatments, a radiation-safe environment, and compliance with regulatory standards.
• Communicates to staff, physicians and patients in a manner that is precise, understandable, timely, constructive, and proactive and demonstrates excellent listening skills.
• Maintains working relationships that are professional, collaborative, team-oriented, responsive, thorough, cordial and that demonstrate flexibility, innovation, a broad view of issues, acceptance of full responsibility for assignments, and a solutions orientation.
• Services specific to Radiation Oncology:
• Performing calibration of all radiation therapy equipment, and Linear Accelerator commissioning.
• Implement LDR Brachytherapy Treatments for patients.
• Treatment planning including High Dose Rate Brachytherapy, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, IMRT, IGRT, 3-D Conformal for patient treatment.
• Implement and carry out Radiation Therapy Quality Assurance Program.
• Provides effective and comprehensive instruction in medical radiation physics to radiation oncology residents sufficient to pass the physics portion of the ABR certification exam.
• Note: Due to Kaiser internal policies and/or regulatory requirements, non-certified individuals can not be permitted to perform certain tasks and/or produce reports independently without the oversight by and the cosigning of a certified physicist.

Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist Experience:

• Minimum five (5) years of post-graduate clinical experience in radiation oncology (master's degree).
• Minimum two (2) years of post-graduate experience in radiation oncology (PhD).
• Experience in designing, implementing and monitoring Radiation Therapy quality assurance programs to ensure both patient safety and high quality treatment delivery.
• Experience performing calibration of all radiation therapy equipment.
• Brachytherapy experience.
• Treatment planning experience and QA for 3-D conformal, IMRT, IGRT.
• Experience commissioning linear accelerators.
• Experience with high dose rate delivery systems and stereotactic radiosurgery systems including planning and treatment.
• Experience in designing, implementing, and monitoring quality assurance programs.

What We Offer:
• Competitive pay package
• Medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) matching
• Retirement planning and savings options
• Continuing Education reimbursement

Preferred Healthcare Staffing is a well-established and highly reputable staffing agency that specializes in placing therapy and allied health professionals in positions carefully aligned with their skills and desires. We pride ourselves on honesty and genuinely taking care of our HCPs. We believe that this ultimately helps achieve our mutual goal: better patient care. Awarded Best of Staffing and Certified by The Joint Commission. For more information call 800-787-6787 or apply online today!

Preferred Healthcare Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability. We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law.

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