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McLaren Health Care Medical Physicist I in Flint, Michigan

Description

Summary

The Karmanos Cancer Institute - Flint is seeking a medical physicist to fill the position of an upcoming retirement in the summer of this year. This position is based in our main Flint center with occasional need to travel to satellite centers in Owosso and Lapeer about 25 miles away.

The Team

The successful candidate will join a team of 4 physicists, 5 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.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Radiation therapy equipment calibration, quality assurance

  • Collaboration with clinical and medical staff on simulation and treatment planning.

  • Provide ongoing oversight of quality and safety of patient treatment delivery

  • Brachytherapy source storage, inventory, accountability, safety handling, ordering procedure preparation, and participation in procedures

  • Participation in department quality assurance and continuous quality improvement programs.

  • Participation in clinical research efforts

Technologies

The 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 2 years. We offer a broad range of treatments to our patients including SRS/SBRT, respiratory gating, and brachytherapy (HDR, prostate seeds, I-131)

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 with physics services handled by a separate physics team.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Medical Physics or related discipline.

  • Obtained or eligible for certification (ABR, CCPM).

  • Two years of prior work experience as a Medical Physicist or Medical Physics Resident.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

We are committed to encouraging and sustaining a work environment free of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, age, religion, sex/pregnancy (including pregnancy/childbirth or pregnancy/childbirth-related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status prohibited by applicable laws. We also make good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Job: Health Professional

Primary Location: Michigan-Flint-GLCI - Flint

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21000392

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