Job Summary and Responsibilities
The medical physicist is a leading member of the radiotherapy team responsible for ensuring the safety of patients, medical staff, and the general public and improving quality of care to ensure accurate imaging and treatment of disease. These outcomes are achieved through numerous and varied activities, including administrative, clinical, educational, informatics, equipment performance evaluation (EPE), quality, and safety. Medical physicists are uniquely trained to contribute scientific advice and resources to solve technical and clinical problems relating to radiotherapy as well as to introduce new therapeutic procedures and tests using existing or new technologies.
Master's or doctoral degree in physics, medical physics, biophysics, radiological physics, medical health physics, or equivalent disciplines from an accredited college or university.
5 years post-graduate required
Experience in EBRT: 2D/3D/4D, IMRT/VMAT; SBRT; motion management (e.g., breath hold)
Preference for experience with Varian technology including: True Beam radiotherapy system,
Treatment planning system (Eclipse)
Oncology information system (ARIA)
Surface guidance (Vision RT/OSMS)
Experience in quality management, process improvement, and incident learning.
Active Full Medical Physicist (FMP) license in therapeutic radiological physics per the Texas Occupations Code §602
Active certification by: The American Board of Radiology; or
The American Board of Medical Physics; or The Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine.
Medical physics practice knowledge
Radiotherapy patient care and procedural skills