Overview: Facing cancer takes great strength and courage. It also takes an exceptional team of Physicists working alongside clinical staff and being a part of our patient's experience in our clinics.
The ideal candidate will have a strong clinical background.
About Us: Our mission is to increase access to and advance the delivery of high-quality cancer care in America. As part of US Oncology, one of the nation's largest health care services networks dedicated exclusively to cancer treatment and research, we can quickly bring the latest advances in cancer care to our patients. Most importantly, we understand the special needs of cancer patients, and are devoted to caring for the whole person, not just the disease. Our physicians and staff treat patients in over 28 locations throughout the state including Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Mesa, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Tucson.
Benefits: We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package that includes, 401K Profit Sharing Plan, Critical Care Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Spending Account, Legal Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medical Insurance, Paid Time Off Plan, Short and Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision Insurance.
To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care.
Responsibilities: In your job, you will have the ability to make a difference in a patient's journey by:
Determine the need for, specify, and access dosimetry and treatment planning equipment including, but not limited to, measurement instruments to calibrate all treatment equipment and monitoring devices, computerized treatment planning systems, computerized water phantom systems with appropriate ionization chambers and diodes, film densitometry systems, etc.
Participate in the specification, selection, and acceptance of radiation-producing machines, accessories, and computerized treatment-planning system. Supervises arrangements for proper maintenance of radiation treatment equipment.
Periodically evaluate all equipment for continued utility, appropriateness, reliable performance, age, and condition and makes recommendations on practical life span, obsolescence, and replacement.
Maintain responsibility for the design and implementation of the aspects of the quality management program that involve the use of the external beam radiotherapy equipment as well as the review and approval of the procedures followed by the radiation therapy staff.
Advise and consult with physicians to provide advice or direction to technical staff when patients are being planned or treated.
Develop protocols for performing and checking monitor units calculations to ensure all calculations agree with written prescription.
Participate in chart rounds to ensure the fulfillment of the prescription and review any changes in dose and patient set-up.
Compete all required documentation relating to radiation treatment plans and equipment.
Participate in the clinical instruction of newly hired radiation staff and radiation therapy students.
Conduct HDR and LDR brachytherapy procedures as needed.
Direct the radiation oncology physics program, including the technical direction of medical dosimetrists, therapy equipment service engineers and other physics support staff.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in Physics or Medical Physics from an accredited college or university.
Must maintain certification and continuing education requirements outlined by American College of Radiology.
Must pursue continuing education credits in the field.
What You Bring to the Team:
Support and adhere to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Masks are required in all Arizona Oncology facilities regardless of vaccination status. Candidates who accept employment including current employees who are applying for internal positions, are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to their start date. Religious and medical exemptions are available to those who meet the criteria.