Medical Physicist Full Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Cancer Institute
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Waterman

Job Description


Medical Physicist Full Time AdventHealth Waterman

Location:  1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Waterman:
  • Join an organization whose mission is "To Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ"
  • Opportunities for career growth within an organization recognized locally and nationally as a healthcare leader
  • State of the art comprehensive Cancer Center located on a beautiful lakeside campus only 45 minutes from Orlando
  • No state income tax
  • Onsite Child Care Center
  • Onsite Employee Fitness Center

Work Hours/Shift

Full Time/Days

You will be responsible for:
  • Performs the quality assurance of linear accelerators, simulators, HDR units and any other radiation therapy treatment device, developing and maintaining a quality assurance program for all treatment modalities.
  • Performs weekly chart reviews and other checks of treatment plans.
  • Performs dosimetric calculations for external bean, brachytherapy and radiopharmaceutical therapy for radiation oncology, including in-vivo dosimetry and the measurement system.
  • Assures the accuracy of treatment unit parameters and settings used for a patient’s treatment, including accurate transfer of planning data between simulator, CT, treatment planning computer and treatment unit.
  • Supervises dosimetry and provides training and coverage as necessary.
  • Attends/participates in Radiation Oncology Physics or related medical meetings, disseminates new information to appropriate personnel.
  • Will float to other sites in the region approximately 50% of the time.


What you will need:

  • Minimum of MS in Medical Physics from an accredited program.
  • Minimum five (5) years clinical radiation therapy physics experience.
  • State of FL Therapeutic Medical Physics license.
  • American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physics Certification in Therapeutic Medical Physics.
  • BLS from American Heart Association.

Job Summary:

The Medical Physicist, under the direction of the Chief Medical Physicist, works in consultation with Radiation Oncologists to provide radiation therapy to the Oncology patients.  The Medical Physicist assists the physics and dosimetry sections of Radiation Oncology, including treatment planning and monitoring radiation output employed in the patient treatments.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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