Physicist (Radiation Oncology)
Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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.
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.
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.
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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