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Memorial Healthcare System

Physicist (MHW Oncology) - Full Time

Post Date:Oct 12, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:10/12/2017Salary:
Location:US-FL-Pembroke Pines Job Reference:1450_3183421
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Job Description:
Under supervision of the Chief Physicist, performs periodic calibration, monitoring, and safety evaluation of all radiation producing or ancillary equipment as well as the calculation of all patient dosimetry.

1. Performs treatment planning and assists with staff development.

2. Collaborates with dosimetrist and radiation oncologist to develop radiation therapy treatment plans. Develops and monitors protocols and policies to ensure accurate patient dosimetry.

3. Performs and monitors imaging/treatment equipment testing and calibration. Develops and implements appropriate shielding designs, frequent surveys, and routine exposure monitoring.

4. Implements, assists with and monitors the organization's radiation safety program and ensures the program's compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Experience

Education: Master's Degree in in Medical Physics

Licensure, Certification and Registration: Certified as a Qualified Medical Physicist (QMP) by The American Board of Radiology (ABR) or by The American Board for Medical Physics (ABMP). Florida State licensure and Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider required.

Required Work Experience: 2 years experience as a medical physicist.


Organizational Profile:
Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region.
Memorial Hospital West’s many respected specialty programs include:

• Medical and Surgical Services
• Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
• Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
• Memorial Cancer Institute
• Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County’s first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit
• Memorial Neuroscience Institute
• Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
• Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program
• The Family Birthplace
• Women’s Services
Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 – and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an “A” Ranking for Patient Safety.
Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Employment at Memorial Healthcare System is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.




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