Medical Physicist - PhD Non-Certified
|Location:||UNM Cancer Center - Radiation Oncology|
|Pay Range:||Commensurate with experience|
|# of Openings:||3|
Job Code/Title: T1001 / Medical Physicist, PhD Non- Certified
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UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNM Medical Group, Inc. is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.
This is a clinical Medical Physicist position in a busy Radiation Oncology Department. Must be able to work under indirect supervision to provide high quality medical physics services for patients. Medical physics quality assurance responsibilities cover a range of treatment modalities, including external beam treatments with two Elekta Linacs and a Tomotherapy unit, high dose rate treatments with a Varian HDR unit, permanent seed prostate implants and stereotactic radiosurgery. The position also includes some treatment planning responsibilities. The Medical Physicist will work as a team member and participate as an educator in radiation oncology. An interest in pursuing research projects and teaching is desirable. Must be ABR Board Eligible and have passed Part 1 of the ABR certification examination.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Under indirect supervision, provides professional medical physics services for a principal radiation research/therapy unit of the UNM Medical Group. Evaluates and interprets medical radiation treatment prescriptions. Collaborates with medical providers in the design and modification of effective radiation treatments for patients; oversees and monitors patient treatment plans, provides quality assurance, participates in the development and execution of equipment monitoring, calibration, and safety surveys. As directed, participates in the implementation of new technologies and meets expected timelines.
Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirements
PhD degree in Radiation Therapeutic Medical Physics or an equivalent field or discipline. Board Eligible as a certified Medical Physicist (American Board of Radiology or equivalent). Verification of education and licensure will be required if selected for hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Conditions of Employment
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
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