Medical Physicist, Senior - Therapy - Radiation Oncology - Orlando
AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Medical Physicist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Advent Health Orlando was just voted the #1 hospital in the State of Florida by U.S. News and World Report. The Advent Health Cancer Institute serves more cancer patients than any other health system in the state. With 6 locations in the greater Orlando area, our physics team continues to expand.
The successful candidate can expect to work in an integrated external beam environment with Eclipse/Aria (v 13.7) and Varian linear accelerators (Trilogy and Truebeam platforms). External beam services at all sites include: IMRT/VMAT, IGRT, SBRT, SRT, DIBH, and respiratory gating. Every campus has a CT simulator suite including three radiation oncology dedicated, 64-slice Siemens Confidence Dual Energy CT scanner complete with IV contrast, IMAR, 4DCT, and direct laser steering capabilities.
At our main campus, we work in conjunction with the hospital's highly regarded department of neurosurgery to deliver SRS treatments via our Gamma Knife Perfexion unit. CT and MRI guided HDR treatments are delivered in our dedicated 4-stretcher brachytherapy suite utilizing Elekta's Flexitron afterloader and Oncentra planning system. Our program also serves as a training site for Elekta brachytherapy products.
Other lines of service offered in our departments include IORT, Y-90 therapy, and radiopharmaceutical treatments. Florida has no state income tax and boasts great weather you can enjoy year-round. Join our expanding, collegial group of dedicated physicists delivering excellent care in a community hospital environment.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
Participates in the quality care of our patients by providing medical physics services at or above the State of Florida and federal requirements as well as meeting any national standards of care in radiation oncology. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful of all.
Minimum of five years of clinical radiation therapy physics' experience
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Current active State of Florida licensure in Therapeutic Medical Physics
Current certification by the American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physics in Therapeutic Medical Physics
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it.
Supports the administration of the radiation safety program, including compliance with all regulating and certifying agencies, training of staff and supervision of source ordering, handling, waste removal and disposal.
Actively participates in developing new programs and technologies such as information management, treatment planning and new modalities.
Performs weekly chart reviews and other checks of treatment plans.
Performs dosimetric calculations for external beam, brachytherapy and radiopharma-ceutical therapy.
Provides medical physics consultation to physicians, staff and patients as needed.
Participates in the quality assurance of linear accelerators, simulators, HDR units and any other radiation therapy treatment device.
Performs acceptance testing and commissioning of new equipment.
Assists in physics coverage of other Florida Hospital Radiation Oncology locations as directed by Chief Physicist.
Provides clinical supervision of dosimetrists and medical physicists and participates in their annual evaluations.
Provides treatment coverage as outlined by Federal and State regulation and department SOP.
Transport and move patients and equipment as needed in performance of assigned duties.
Prepares patient treatment planning related data as requested from authorization for release of protected health information records release.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Medical Physicist opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.
Medical Physicist, Senior, Therapy, Radiation Oncology, Orlando
Internal Number: 278198
About AdventHealth Greater Orlando
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.