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Medical Physicist, Senior - Diagnostic – Medical Physics –Orlando in Orlando, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    272338
  • Job Function
    Physicist
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital

Job Description



Medical Physicist, Senior - Diagnostic – Medical Physics –Orlando

Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Medical Physicist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.



Work Hours/Shifts:

M-F; 8a-5p



Job Summary:

Provides medical physics services at or above the State of Florida and Federal requirements as well as meets any national standards to ensure quality of care to patients and a safe work environment for staff. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful of all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Strong knowledge of diagnostic and medical health physics
  • Effective communication skills
  • Minimum of five years of clinical experience in the practice of medical physics
  • Knowledge of computers and networking (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of imaging equipment (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current active State of Florida licensure in Diagnostic Radiological Physics or Medical Health Physics
  • Current certification by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics in an appropriate subspecialty (diagnostic radiological physics, medical health physics or nuclear medical physics)


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Actively participates in the radiation safety program. This includes involvement with ALARA program, I-131 clinical radiotherapy program, clinical audit program, shielding design and survey, patient and personnel dosimetry calculations, and regulatory compliance.
  • Actively participates in and oversees developing new programs and technologies as directed by the Chief Diagnostic Physicist/Radiation Safety Officer. This also includes quality improvement initiatives.
  • Performs/oversees physics testing of all imaging equipment throughout the facility and reports findings in an appropriate and timely manner as directed by the Chief Diagnostic Physicist/Radiation Safety Officer.
  • Provides medical physics consultation/education to physicians, staff and patients as needed.
  • Participates in and oversees the quality assurance programs of departments served as needed, from supervision up to performing the tests.
  • Assists with acceptance testing and commissioning of new equipment or new areas of use.
  • Attends meetings as required consistently and promotes positive dialogue with respect to department objectives.
  • Provides clinical supervision of junior physicists.
  • Assists in other duties and physics coverage of other Florida Hospital/AHS locations as directed by the Chief Diagnostic Physicist/Radiation Safety Officer.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Medical Physicist, Senior - Diagnostic opportunity with Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Medical Physicist, Senior – Diagnostic, Orlando



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Physicist
Organization:  Florida Hospital
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Nov 8, 2018, 1:31:38 PM

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