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Medical Physicist

We Are Hiring

Ascension is excited to announce an exciting opportunity for a full time 40 hours per week, Medical Physicist to join our team of 3 full time and a one per-diem (part time) medical physicists, and 4 dosimetrists. The primary departments this physicist will be covering is North Macomb MRT located in Macomb Township and St John Radiation Oncology Institute in Rochester Hills. The other East region departments that are covered collaboratively are Ascension St John VanElslander Cancer Center located in Grosse Pointe and Ascension Macomb Webber Cancer Center Located in Warren.

The physics and dosimetry team provide services to 4 centers. Two of the sites are equipped with both a True Beam and Elekta accelerator. The other two sites each have a single Varian iX. All of the sites have OBI and deliver 3D-CRT, IMRT, VMAT, SRS, and SBRT. Three of the sites are actively involved in HDR treatments utilizing Elekta’s Oncentra brachytherapy system. We also are actively involved in LDR prostate seed implants at one of our centers using VariSeed.  Additional technology includes MOSAIQ R&V, Eclipse treatment planning v15.6, MIM, Advantage Sim, HD-120 MLC, RadCalc, and GE Lightspeed CT, 4DCT, and Hyperthermia.  Physics equipment includes ArcCheck, DailyQA3, SNC Dosimetry 1-D Scanner, SNC IC Profiler and a host of other dosimetry measuring equipment.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.


What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to ensure the quality of care in the use of radiation-producing sources and imaging equipment, while protecting patients and staff from radiation.


  • Performs required calibrations on equipment. Recommends and justifies new equipment and products for the department.
  • Conducts equipment performance reviews as needed and implements quality control procedures for imaging devices.
  • Recommends radiation safety procedures to areas using radiation.
  • Educates staff in radiation safety practices.
  • Supports all physics aspects of patient treatment including consultation with radiation oncologists, calculation of radiation doses, design and fabrication of treatment aids and assurance of the accuracy of all treatment parameters.

What You Will Need


Required Credential(s):

  • Medical Physicist Board Certification must be obtained within 36 Months (3 years) of hire date or job transfer date.
  • Board eligible (completion of Parts 1, with eligibility for 2021 oral exam) preferred  


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • 2-3 years of physicist experience preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Reasonable Accommodation
Ascension Michigan provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Ascension Michigan will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.
Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 365851
Category: Imaging
Facility: MIDET Ascension St John Hosp
Ministry: Ascension SE Michigan, MI
Location: Macomb Township, MI

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