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Saint Alphonsus

Medical Physicist Boise

Post Date:Jan 03, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/3/2018Salary:
Location:US-ID-Boise Job Reference:00030722
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Job Description:
Department:
ID101_17016 Iui Radiation Oncology
Expected Weekly Hours:
40
Shift:

Position Purpose:
Ensures accuracy of all radiation measurements in all Radiation Oncology programs provided by or affiliated with Saint Alphonsus through periodic checks and records maintenance. Participates in ongoing meetings and chart reviews (e.g., chart rounds) for department procedural accuracy. Oversees brachytherapy procedures, safety, accuracy, and record maintenance. Assures accurate commissioning of radiation equipment and calibration. Contributes to administrative functions such as NRC documentation, Radiation Safety Committee, and department policies & procedures review.

Job Description Details:

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree in a related field required. PhD preferred.
  • Certified as a Medical Physicist (MP) by The American Board of Radiology (ABR) or by The American Board for Medical Physics (ABMP) within 1 year of hire date.
  • One to two years of experience as Medical Radiation Physicist in a cancer treatment setting preferred.
  • Ability to utilize calculators, measuring tools (calipers, beam alignment, and dosimetry equipment, etc.), linear accelerators, and simulators required.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Meets Health System's Guiding Behaviors and Caring Standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations.
  • Assures compliance with manufacturer operating specifications.
  • Revenue management: ensures the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to the patients.
  • Develops acceptance testing and calibration standards and protocols for SARMC supported Radiation Oncology programs.
  • Assists with the review of radiation employees' occupational dosimeter monitoring.
  • Oversees the conduct of required site radiation surveys.
  • May serve as the Radiation Safety Officer for SARMC - Chief physicist only.
  • Provides physicist support for patient care for SARMC supported Radiation Oncology clinical and research programs.
  • Provides physicist support for equipment in SARMC supported Radiation Oncology clinical and research programs.
  • Assures accuracy of all radiation treatments.
  • Provides support to dosimetrists when needed.


Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.




Contact Information
Saint Alphonsus
Name: Trinity Health Corp


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