Chief Radiation Physicist
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Hello humankindness Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix ArizonaSt. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy St. Josephs was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later St. Josephs remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care medical education and research. St. Josephs includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute Norton Thoracic Institute Cancer Center at St. Josephs Ivy Brain Tumor Center and St. Josephs Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics neuro-rehabilitation orthopedics and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Josephs among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition St. Josephs boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Josephs and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Childrens Hospital.St. Josephs is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizonas healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizonas Most Admired Companies.Look for us on Facebookand follow us on Twitter.For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.
SUMMARY - The Chief Physicist is a member of the multidisciplinary Radiation Services team who works closely with the Department Manager to ensure standards, processes and practices are in place
for the delivery of safe, effective and efficient radiation as prescribed in patient care. The Chief Physicist performs or supervises the technical aspects of procedures necessary to achieve this objective including but not limited to, protection of the patient and others from potentially harmful or excessive radiation; establishment of adequate protocols to ensure accurate patient dosimetry; the measurement and characterization of radiation; the determination of delivered dose; development and direction of quality assurance programs. The Chief Physicist works closely with the physics team and all other health care professionals in optimizing the balance between the beneficial and deleterious effects of radiation; and compliance with applicable federal and state regulations.
Masters Degree MSc, DABR
10 years of clinical medical physics experience
Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of ARIA and radiation-specific applications required.
TrueBeam, CyberKnife, HDR required.
Ph.D in medical physics.
15 years of clinical medical physics experience and 3-5 years supervisory experience preferred.
TrueBeam, CyberKnife, HDR and GammaKnife training preferred.
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