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Medical Physicist, Senior - Therapy – Radiation Oncology – Celebration in Celebration, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/7/2019

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Medical Physicist, Senior - Therapy – Radiation Oncology – Celebration

AdventHealth seeks to hire a Senior Medical Physicist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital, AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida. The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease.

Department Profile:

The Advent Health Cancer Institute serves more cancer patients than any other health system in Florida. We provide a comprehensive continuum of services ranging from disease prediction and prevention to state-of-the-art detection, treatment and research. Patients have convenient access to the latest in medical and radiation oncology, patient support and education programs, and a dedicated team of highly-qualified physicians and certified oncology nurses. The brand new 13,000 square foot Radiation Oncology practice at Advent Health Celebration offers patients a comprehensive array of radiation therapy treatments using Varian’s True Beam linear accelerator and Siemens 64 slice CT for patient simulations . Our state of the art modalities includes:

  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Stereotactic Body Radiosurgery (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgey (SRS)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Four-dimensional Simulation
  • Respiratory Gating
  • Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH)
  • Intra-Operative Radiotherapy (IORT)

Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 8a – 5p

Job Summary:

Participates in the quality care of our patients by providing medical physics services at or above the State of Florida and federal requirements as well as meeting any national standards of care in radiation oncology. 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 therapeutic medical physics
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of computers and networking
  • Knowledge of electronics (Preferred)
  • Minimum of five years of clinical radiation therapy physics’ experience

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current active State of Florida licensure in Therapeutic Medical Physics
  • Current certification by the American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physics in Therapeutic Medical Physics

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Supports the administration of the radiation safety program, including compliance with all regulating and certifying agencies, training of staff and supervision of source ordering, handling, waste removal and disposal.
  • Actively participates in developing new programs and technologies such as information management, treatment planning and new modalities.
  • Performs weekly chart reviews and other checks of treatment plans
  • Performs dosimetric calculations for external beam, brachytherapy and radiopharma-ceutical therapy.
  • Provides medical physics consultation to physicians, staff and patients as needed.
  • Participates in the quality assurance of linear accelerators, simulators, HDR units and any other radiation therapy treatment device.
  • Performs acceptance testing and commissioning of new equipment.
  • Assists in physics coverage of other AdventHealth Radiation Oncology locations as directed by Chief Physicist.
  • Provides clinical supervision of dosimetrists and medical physicists and participates in their annual evaluations.
  • Provides treatment coverage as outlined by Federal and State regulation and department SOP.
  • Transport and move patients and equipment as needed in performance of assigned duties
  • Prepares patient treatment planning related data as requested from authorization for release of protected health information records release.

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 Senior Medical Physicist opportunity with AdventHealth and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Medical Physicist, Therapy, Celebration

Position Location:  Celebration
Job:  Physicist
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Celebration
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Feb 7, 2019, 11:49:32 AM

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