Radiation Physicist-Radiation Oncology
Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center is the largest healthcare provider in west central Pennsylvania, serving over a half-million patients each year. Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center has 537 inpatient, behavioral health, rehabilitation, and transitional care beds and is home to the highest level of care designations for Neonatal Care (Level 3) and Trauma Care (Level 1).
Where We Are:
The city of Johnstown is home to high-performing schools and safe, affordable neighborhoods that make working, living and raising a family special. There are many opportunities for educational advancement including the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Saint Francis University, and Mount Aloysius College.
Why Choose Us:
- Onsite Fitness Centers available for employees and spouses, payroll deductible
- Employee Recognition programs
- Affiliations with nearby childcare facilities with extended hours
- Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
- Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
- Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
- Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
- Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
- And much more…
Works under the direction of and in coordination with the Radiation Oncologist. Responsible for treatment plans, personnel dosimetry, machine calibrations and any other area that concerns the application of medical physics. Reviews/approves radiation treatment plans for radiation oncology patients and verifies the safe deliverability on the treatment machine. Specialist in calculating and measuring radiation doses based on equipment parameters and patient dimensions. Must have the competence and skills to work with adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. I specialize in the application of physics in Radiation Oncology. Is a technical supervisor of the Radiation Oncology Department. Possess competent clinical and interactive skills with adult and geriatric patients.
BS Degree in Medical Physics or the Physical Sciences, Master of Science in Medical Physics or related field.
Certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Radiology.
Must pass certification within 24 months of hire.
Must be organized to plan, direct and conduct all functions related to physics within the facility.
Possess knowledge and demonstrate competency in treating, planning treatment and execution of treatment to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Must participate in supporting programs to ensure effective and safe use of radiation and radionuclides in patients by the physician.
Fluency in PC application and possess the understanding of 3D reconstruction/viewing. Possess developed skills in mathematics (algebra/geometry) along with basic radiation physics aspects.
Conemaugh Health System is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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