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Medical Physicist

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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.Position Summary:The Medical Physicist provides radiological and dosimetry services. Ensures that an accurate delivery of a planned treatment course of radiation therapy is achieved. Keeps accurate control records. The Radiation Physicist is designated Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) and responsible for all aspects physics for the radiation therapy department. Provides patient education. Applies the principles of radiation protection to ensure safety for everyone. Provides education through teaching to staff as necessary. Works closely with physicians, administration, and staff, to ensure that the highest standard of service is provided to the patients.May be required to occasionally work at other locations within the Greater Sacramento Area as needed.Minimum Qualifications:- Two (2) years as Medical Radiation Physicist.- Master's degree.- Board Certified ABR/ABMP in Radiation Therapy Physics/Eligible for ABR or ABMP.- Familiarity with ARIA - R&V. Provides guidance and consult 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 brachytherapy preferred.#LI-DH

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, Sacramento , Medical Physicist, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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