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Physicist (Radiation Oncology)

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Canton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Physicist, the Physicist ensures the quality of care in the use of radiation
producing sources and imaging equipment. The physicist also assists in matters of protection of patients and staff
from radiation in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Responsible for overall functioning of radiation therapy
equipment, radiation safety considerations and operational aspects of the WellStar Radiation Oncology facilities.
Calibrates all radiation therapy equipment, conducts routine quality control procedures on all radiation treatment
devices. Helps in planning of radiation treatments. Recommends radiation safety procedures to areas using radiation.
Educates personnel in radiation protection practices. Shares responsibility for brachytherapy source inventories,
surveys, leak tests.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education:
Master's or Ph.D degree required with at least five years of direct experience in the field.

Required Minimum Experience:
3-5 years of experience in Radiation Therapy.

Required Skills:
Certification by the American Board of Radiology, American Board of Medical Physics is required, as well as
appropriate state licensure. Must be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures and be
able to rely on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and
latitude is expected. Must have ability to be self-motivated and self-directed in daily/routine tasks. The individual must
be able to communicate and understand the verbal and written English language and display a positive attitude (see
WellStar's "Standards of Gold").

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Physicist (Radiation Oncology), Healthcare , Canton, Georgia

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