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Medical Physicist

Dignity Health Medical Group Sacramento, California

The posted compensation range of $103.01 - $135.38 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-294371 Employment Type Full Time Department Radiation Oncology-Cancer Ctr Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday-Friday (8:00AM-5:00PM) Remote No Category Radiology

***This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus and/or relocation assistance.

Dignity Health Medical Foundation established in 1993 is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California Arizona and Nevada. Today Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service. 

Dignity Health Advance Imaging, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, provides cutting-edge diagnostic imaging services at 16 locations in the greater Sacramento and Woodland areas.  Our team of 160 staff members work with our specialty trained and board certified radiologists to provide high quality care to our patients.  The locations perform more than 175000 exams annually with the goal of providing top quality imaging compassionate care and timely service with a smile.


***This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus and/or relocation assistance.

Position Summary:

The Medical Physicist plays a crucial role in ensuring the safe and effective delivery of radiation therapy to patients. These duties include:

Radiological Physics and Dosimetry:

  • Provide accurate delivery of planned radiation therapy treatment

  • Develop and maintain quality control policies for equipment

  • Participate in quality assurance and utilization review programs

  • Ensure compliance with radiation licensing and accreditation requirements

Radiation Safety:

  • Apply radiation protection principles to ensure safety for everyone

  • Provide radiation safety support to the department and patients

Patient Care:

  • Provide patient education

  • Work closely with physicians and staff to ensure high-quality patient care

  • Provide dose distributions and diagrams of treatment plans

Teaching and Collaboration:

  • Provide education to staff as needed

  •  Collaborate with physicians, administration, and staff

They may also be required to work at other locations within the Greater Sacramento Area as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Two (2) years as a Medical Radiation Physicist
    Board Certified ABR/ABMP in Radiation Therapy Physics/Eligible for ABR or ABMP
    Familiarity with ARIA - Record & Verify (R&V). Provides guidance and consultation for the dosimetry

  • Familiar with State of California radiation compliance standards and ability to act as administrator required

  • Ability to work individually and as a team without reservation, especially in unforeseen circumstances towards an efficient and effective department operation

  • Provides radiation safety, radioactive material surveys and radioactive material inventories

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four (4) years as Medical Radiation Physicist preferred

  • Experience in Varian linear accelerators is strongly preferred

  • Experience with treatment planning in external and High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy preferred




While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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