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Medical Physicist

Company: McLaren Health Care
Location: Flint
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

About UsMcLaren Health Care is a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care with locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. The McLaren system includes 14 hospitals in Michigan and Ohio, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs, home health, infusion and hospice providers, pharmacy services, a clinical laboratory network and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan's largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S.Medical Physicist Michigan, FlintHealth ProfessionalMcLaren Flint ? ? ?23003321 Requisition #SummaryLooking to join a dynamic physics team in a growing center? The Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint has an opening for a board certified or board eligible medical physicist. The position is part of a core team of 4 physicists that are primarily responsible for supporting x-ray physics activities in the Flint center and two nearby satellite centers.The TeamThe successful candidate will join a team of 9 physicists (4 x-ray and 5 proton), 6 dosimetrists, and 4 physicians providing care for cancer patients across a main center and two satellite centers in the Karmanos network.The physics team collaborates in all areas of patient care and technical duties and the new team member would have immediate opportunities to make significant contributions across the spectrum of physics duties.TechnologiesThe main center has two Varian TrueBeams, Phillips CT Simulator, GammaMed Plus HDR unit. The satellite centers are both equipped with Varian 21iX LINACs that are scheduled to be replaced with Varian TrueBeams within 1 years. We offer a broad range of treatments to our patients including SRS/SBRT, respiratory gating, and brachytherapy.All centers utilize Eclipse treatment planning and Aria record and verify on a common system that is shared with the other Karmanos network sites.The main site also provides proton therapy through the McLaren Proton Therapy System that has two half gantries, integrated CBCT for image guidance, and a synchrotron-based delivery system.Essential ResponsibilitiesAcceptance and commissioning of LINACImplementation of clinical stereotactic programRadiation therapy equipment calibration, quality assuranceCollaboration with clinical and medical staff on simulation and treatment planning.Provide ongoing oversight of quality and safety of patient treatment deliveryParticipation in department quality assurance and continuous quality improvement programs.Participation in clinical research effortsCollaborates in network physics initiativesRequirementsMaster's or PhD degree in medical physics or related discipline.Board Certified or eligible for certification in therapeutic medical physics from American Board of Radiology (ABR) or equivalent certificationTwo or more years of prior work experience as a Medical Physicist or Medical Physics Resident in full-service radiation therapy center.Per Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations, all McLaren employees must be vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 4, 2022. The regulation permits exemptions for employees with qualified medical disabilities or religious beliefs.Equal Opportunity EmployerMcLaren Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, height or weight, protected veteran or other classification protected by law.

Keywords: McLaren Health Care, Flint , Medical Physicist, Healthcare , Flint, Michigan

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