Emory University Radiation Oncology Physicist II in atlanta, Georgia

Description

Under the general supervision of the Director of Medical Physics and at the direction of the Radiation Oncologists, provides optimized computerized treatment planning documents to Radiation Oncologists for review and selection. Confers with Radiation Oncologists and Residents regarding patient disease to provide an optimal treatment plan. Produces plan with pertinent instructions to accomplish patient set-up documented on plan. Assists Radiation Oncologists in defining and localizing beam coverage and target volumes. Utilizes optical disk, film digitizer or analog digitizer to input physical patient parameters into treatment planning system. Constructs molds, casts, compensating filters, and beam-shaping shielding devices to accomplish patient treatment and reproducibility per computerized plan.

Assists in the application of brachytherapy procedures including high-dose rate applications, interstitial, hyperthermia, P32, and brain implants. Oversees quality assurance monitoring, loading and transportation of radioactive material. Performs quality management processes of the department including chart checks, dose calculations, radiation monitoring, and equipment calibrations. Maintains skills to assess and care for patients of all ages. Provides support and assistance for other medical physics activities related to patient care and staff education. Participates in on-going research projects. May be involved in the didactic and clinical supervision of medical physics students and radiation oncology residents. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master of science or PhD in medical physics with the appropriate clinical training. Two years of experience in a clinical setting. Board certification requirements must be met within three years of hire.

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Job Number 21126

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Rad Onc: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with radioactive materials or devices.

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322