Locum Medial Physicist Need In New York
This position maintains all applicable regulatory compliance and participates as needed in radiation safety efforts for the department and the Health System. The physicist participates in continuing education to stay abreast of progressive quality control methods, patient treatment techniques, and department management techniques. This position does not directly manage any other caregivers.
- Provides all medical physics services and related functions for Radiation Therapy services.
- Maintains the technical quality, calibration, and accuracy of radiation treatment equipment and hardware including but not limited to: all linear accelerators, on-board imaging systems, CT simulators, HDR brachytherapy, and all supporting quality-assurance equipment.
- Researches methods and techniques which enhance the precision and outcomes of radiation treatments.
- Develops education plans and disseminates this information to caregivers.
- Provides education to medical students, residents and fellows who rotate through the Department
- Provides specific patient services such as special physics consultations, special dosimetry consultations, and computerized treatment planning as needed.
- Supports departmental development initiatives such as participation in clinical trials, and student education opportunities.
- Assists in patient-care procedures as requested by the Radiation Oncologists.
- Submits timely and accurate physics charges and assists as needed in facilitating both internal and external billing inquiries
- Maintains familiarity with job-relevant CMS guidance.
- Performs routine activities including machine calibrations, equipment QA, treatment planning, dosimetry measurements and calculations, brachytherapy, and radiation safety.
- Maintain proper records and correspondence pertaining to quality control and quality assurance, calibration, radiation safety and compliance with State and Federal regulations and standards of accrediting bodies.
- Provides appropriate oversight as custodian of radioactive materials in Radiation Oncology.
- Serves as a member of, or provide reports to, the Radiation Safety Committee as necessary.
- Assists with maintenance of Department accreditation
- Identifies new projects, and with supervisor approval carries them out to completion
- Actively supports and participates in the research activities of the Department
At least 10 years of clinical radiation oncology physics working experience required for the staff medical physicist.
M.S. or Ph.D. in physics, medical physics or related field and If the candidate holds a Ph.D. in basic physics or related field then the candidate should have either completed a postdoctoral fellowship/traineeship in medical physics or graduated from an accredited program conferring a M.S. in medical physics.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
- Competitive Salary
- Weekly Paycheck
- Matching 401(k) Plan
- Extensive Medical Coverage
- Licensing Assistance
- Custom Housing
- Travel Assistance
- Professional Development Reimbursement