Medical Physicist: hybrid remote

Full Time, Hybrid Remote
Iron Mountain, MI
Marshfield Clinic Health System-Dickinson
Healthcare

Marshfield Clinic Health System-Dickinson

The Marshfield Clinic Health System-Dickinson (DCHS) seeks a Medical Physicist to join their Radiation Oncology Physics Team. This position offers your choice of Iron Mountain, Michigan as a full-time work location, or hybrid remote (with 2-3 days per week in-office; the remainder of week remote).

The Medical Physicist is a solo position, however, part of the larger Marshfield-Dickinson team that provides physics support and works in cooperation with the Radiation Team of Oncologists, Managers, Therapists, and Dosimetrists. The Medical Physicist divides time between clinical services and consultation, research and development, and teaching.

RESPONSIBILITIES.

  • Calibrate various Radiation Oncology equipment consistent with national protocols.
  • Develops programs for acceptance testing, commissioning, and clinical implementation of new treatment approaches.
  • Manage treatment planning systems for new modalities (measure/document data tables, compare calculated vs. measured radiation fields); support peers’ use of the treatment planning system.
  • Develops standards for new treatment approaches consistent with safety standards and protocols.
  • Support external beam treatment delivery program; participate in brachytherapy implant program.
  • Provide assistance with stimulation and film acceptance, source control and preparation of radioactive sources, radiation protection, computer dosimetry, and loading/unloading of sources.
  • Maintains proper records necessary for federal, state and other agencies.
  • Participates in the safety program w/emphasis on radiation safety; provide education to students and staff.
  • Defines basic standards of practice; develops a course of action to determine quality and safety of any new procedures prior to implementation in conjunction with the Medical Director.
  • Participates in budget planning, facility and advanced radiation therapy equipment requirements, purchasing, and reviews fiscal reports; maintains a project list w/resource needs and timelines.

WAGE. Starting pay of $157,560.00 – $228,467.00 annually based on experience.

BENEFITS. Position offers health, dental and vision insurance; prescription drug coverage; flex spending account for uncovered medical and/or daycare expenses, 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan with employer contribution (3% of annual wage first year; second year—DCHS will match your contribution up to 4%); paid time off (sick, vacation); short and long-term disability; life insurance; and relocation assistance.

MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS.

  • Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Medical Physics or a related discipline from a program recognized by the Council for Higher Education and Accreditation preferred; graduating residents are also encouraged to apply.
  • Certification by the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Therapy Physics or Radiological Physics required, or ability to obtain within 5 years if hired for this.
  • Minimum 2 years’ clinical experience in radiation therapy under the preceptorship of an American Board of Radiology certified Physicist in Therapy Physics or Radiological Physics required.
  • Experience with calibration of linear accelerators and other radiation sources, clinical dosimetry of external beams and implant sources, patient setup, and computer treatment planning required.
  • Exceptional customer service skills with a professional demeanor that ensures trust and competence amongst team members.
  • Ability to successfully pass a pre-hire drug screening and background check.

SOUND LIKE YOU? Take the next step and apply online at dchs.hirescore.com

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