Medical Physicist

    Published
    December 5, 2023
    Location
    Northeast, Idaho
    Job Type
    State
    Idaho
    Region
    Northwest

    Description

    We are seeking candidates for a full time Medical Physicist opportunity with a leading healthcare located in northeast Idaho.

    REPORTS TO Director - Cancer Services

    Salary range:

    $150,000.00 to $295,000.00

    Salary: Salary offered is based on years of experience. 0-years of experience is the minimum and 29/30-years of experience is the maximum.

    SIGNING BONUS

    $15,000 Sign-on Bonus - Relocation Assistance is negotiable based on location.

    RELOCATION PACKAGE

    Qualification preferred/Required

    Current Basic Life Support (BLS)

    Prior experience in radiation oncology

    Physicist will need to have good interpersonal skills

    Nice-To-Haves

    Board Certified in medical physics by the American Board of Radiology (ABR)

    Our client physicist is retiring after 30+ years but will stay on to assist with the transition to the new Linac and planning system and will remain available PRN to help cover vacation for the new physicist. They are also contracting with Cancer Care Northwest (Spokane, WA) to also provide additional support for dosimetry and physics when needed.

    More info :

    • 1 full time onsite dosimetrist and 1 full time remote dosimetry support
    • 2 full time radiation therapists with three positions posted. We would want 5 to be fully staffed. Positions are currently being filled with travel staff.
    • 1 full time radiation oncologist
    • 1 full time onsite physicist; we do not feel a remote position would work for our clinic.
    • 2 Elekta Linacs, one Synergy and one Versa (our radiation machines/linear accelerators)
    • Current EMR is Mosaiq
    • Radiation treatment planning system is Pinnacle and Monaco, we will transition to Monaco completely over the next several months
    • We do 3D, IMRT, SBRT, and VMAT will be used on the Versa. We are currently commissioning the new QA system for VMAT. We do NOT do brachytherapy
    • Average volume is about 35-40 patients on treatment

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Medical Physicist will perform duties pertaining to treatment machine calibration, dosimetry, treatment planning, and monitoring of radiation received by employees. He/she will also have responsibilities in helping with simulation of patients and teaching therapists in areas of dosimetry and computer planning and supervises the Medical Dosimetrist.

     

    WORK CONDITIONS/HOURS

    Normal hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. However, schedules may vary in accordance with business necessity. Minimal exposure to radiation. Lifting will be required from time to time, i.e., transporting of patients. Will be required to walk to the main Medical Center building when needed for C.T. scans or implant therapy.

    Benefits

    DENTAL INSURANCE

    MEDICAL INSURANCE

    VISION INSURANCE

    LIFE INSURANCE

    RETIREMENT

    EQUITY

    PAID TIME OFF

    OTHER

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