Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia is recruiting for a Chief Medical Physicist to join a dynamic Radiation Oncology practice and Medical Physics team. The Chief Physicist will also act as the RSO and is responsible for the oversight and management of the physics department and radiation safety program. The successful candidate will join a tightly knit group of five physicists and six dosimetrists. You'll be working closely with an excellent team of physicians, dosimetrists, therapists, administrators and support staff, so strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Master's Degree or higher in Medical Physics.
ABR (American Board of Radiology) Certification required.
Five (5) years of clinical experience in a progressive radiation oncology department.
Two (2) years of supervisory experience required. Prior experience as a Chief Medical Physicist preferred.
Eligibility to become an Authorized Medical Physicist for HDR in the state of Georgia is required.
The practice, part of The US Oncology Network, is comprised of five radiation oncology centers located in north Georgia - four in the Atlanta metro area. All facilities use Eclipse AAA(v16.1) for treatment planning, with the four metro Atlanta sites on ARIA and one site on Mosaiq. We currently have 8 linacs: including 1 TrueBeam, 1 Halcyon (just installed), 2 EX , 2 iX, 1 Versa, 1 Infinity, and 2 TrueBeams coming next year to replace older linacs. We utilize Varian GammaMed HDR afterloaders and GE CTs. We have a full array of QA systems and tools including a IBA Blue Phantom II, MapCheck, Daily QA3s, IC Profilers and Mobius 3D and ClearCheck for second checks. We use Mobius FX for IMRT/VMAT QA.
The practice has active HDR, SBRT and SRS programs at all locations and also has one of the largest prostate seed implant programs in the southeast.
Atlanta is one of the nation's fastest growing metro areas. The city features award-winning restaurants, iconic locales that rival any across the country - including the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre, the CNN Center and the Western hemisphere's largest indoor aquarium. The city also hosts numerous festivals and sporting events. Whatever your interests and hobbies are there is something here for everyone.
Applicants will be hired into the title appropriate to their credentials and years of experience.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination and the ability to read and note appropriate measurements. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to direct contact with patients with potential for exposure to toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and chemotherapeutic agents.