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Mount Sinai Medical Center Fla

STAFF PHYSICIST

Post Date:Mar 15, 2019Type:Full-Time
Start Date:3/15/2019Salary:
Location:US-FL-Miami Beach Job Reference:3222
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Job Description:

Staff Physicist

Why MSMC Cancer Center?

Mount Sinai Medical Center's Comprehensive Cancer Center takes a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating cancer. The award-winning cancer treatment program cares for the whole person – body, mind and spirit. Medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, and members of our multidisciplinary support team including pain specialists, psychologists, social workers, and nutritionists contribute their expertise to create the most effective individualized treatment plan for each patient. It takes the contributions of many individuals to make Mount Sinai the world class institution it is today. We currently have a rewarding opportunity for a Staff Physicistto join our Radiology Oncology Team. Become part of the energy and growth of our award winning Cancer Center by applying now.

• The Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).
• Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center is the first and only radiation oncology program in South Florida to earn accreditation from the American College of Radiology.
• Fully integrated Varian environment:
• Innovative department offering a variety of modalities: RA, SRS, SRT, HDR, LDR
• Two locations, with opportunities for expansion


Responsibilities

Assures compliance of all physical aspects of radiation producing equipment and radioactive materials including: Acceptance testing, commissioning, and performance specifications.

Calibration of radiotherapy machines, radioactive isotopes, and radiation measurement equipment..

Maintains all Radioactive Materials Licenses and machine registrations

Develops and supervises the of a quality assurance program for all treatment modalities, simulation procedures, and treatment planning computer systems to assure that patients receive prescribed doses, within acceptable degrees of accuracy.

Consults with radiation oncologists on the physical and radiobiological aspects of patients’ treatments and the development of treatment plans.

Oversees the program development (hardware, software, or procedural) to improve the delivery of radiation treatments for better patient outcomes.

Provides iIn-service education for the radiation oncology staff

Requirements:

Must be certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in Therapeutic Radiological Physics and hold (or obtain) a current Florida Therapeutic Radiological Physic license
Masters of Science degree in Medical Physics
Must have at least five years of clinical (LDR, HDR, Simulation, IMRT, Linear Accelerator) experience as a Therapeutic Radiological Physicist and a minimum of three years of supervisory experience in Radiation Therapy
Must possess effective communication skills, good judgment and problem solving skills

We offer:

An excellent, team focused work environment with opportunity for professional growth

Competitive salary and savings plan with company match

A variety of health, dental and vision plans

On-site child care, tuition reimbursement, and much more!





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