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Diagnostic Medical Physicist

Requisition ID:

21163576

Business Unit:

Backus Hospital

Location:

Norwich, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The story of Hartford HealthCare is the story of transformation – from a handful of disconnected organizations a decade ago to a unified system with a shared, value-based culture of accountability and innovation.  The healthcare landscape has become highly competitive, with new players and disruptive technology and we are working to expand and create our system’s organizational, leadership, cultural, and talent capabilities to ensure Hartford HealthCare will always be the first choice of the people we serve.

Overview:

Hartford HealthCare has a unique opportunity for a diagnostic medical physicist (DMP) to join our growing Medical Physics and the Radiation Safety team. The DMP will support the HHC imaging medical physics program. In addition, the DMP will provide education and training and will support the imaging quality improvement projects.

Essential job functions

  • Provide physics services as required by the ACR accreditation, the Joint Commission and state regulations for Mammography, US equipment, X-ray imaging physics services, including CR, DR, fluoroscopic/angiographic, and CT, CBCT/OBI imagers, CT and R/F simulators, Nuclear Medicine PET, SPECT, planar, and cardiac modalities.
  • Provide radiation protection technical resources for each HHC campus radiation protection program (to include low dose protocols in Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT, CT, Interventional Fluoroscopy and general Fluoroscopy), and MR Safety
  • Promote radiation safety program compliance with applicable HHC policies and procedures, the HHC ALARA program, and all local, state, and federal regulations
  • Represent HHC at various local, state and federal meetings, committees, and task groups to promote existing and new radiation safety programs and/or policies.
  • Calculate radiation shielding designs, fetal and skin dose consults.
  • Providing radiation safety and dosimetry support for Y-90 and radioiodine therapies.
  • Providing physics education to the radiology residents and radiation safety training to clinical staff.

Qualifications

Education:
Graduate Degree in Medical Physics, Medical Health Physics, or related field.

Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:
Board Certification by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in Diagnostic Medical Physics or eligible

Experience:
Three (3) years professional experience in medical physics. Recent graduates who are board-eligible will also be considered.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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