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Physicist - Radiation Oncology

Requisition ID:

19163768

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.


The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute is the charter member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance (MSK), the country's premier cancer center. What this means to patients: The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute's treatment standards are now aligned with MSK's. Patients have access to MSK’s world-renowned clinical research trials and protocols.

Position Summary:

Radiation Oncology Physicist assures safe and accurate delivery of radiation treatment by providing radiotherapy equipment selection, testing, calibration, ongoing quality control and dosimetric data and development in order to optimize the therapeutic benefits of radiation treatment of neoplastic disease; optimize patient treatment planning by consulting with physicians and medical dosimetrists, designing of treatment geometries, preparing accurate dose calculation and planning system quality management in order to achieve a favorable therapeutic ratio; expand capabilities of radiation oncology by conducting appropriate developmental research and investigating new treatment modalities to assure patients have access to the leading edge in proven radiotherapeutic care. 

Qualifications

Education/Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Radiation Oncology Physics or a related field
  • Either completion of part 2 and eligibility to sit for part 3 of the American Board of Radiology exam in Therapeutic Radiological Physics, or, board certification by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiological Physics or the American Board of Medical Physics in Radiation Oncology physics.
  • Qualified for independent practice of radiation oncology physics in the following special procedures: 
    • SRS/SRT/SBRT
    • HBR Brachytherapy and qualification to be licensed as NRC Teletherapy Physicist.
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