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Medical Physicist | Ascension Oncology

We Are Hiring

Medical Physicist | Oncology Support Services | St. Elizabeth Appleton and Mercy Hospital Oshkosh | Part Time | 20 Hours Weekly

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.

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 a medical physicist with St. Elizabeth Hospital, you will have the opportunity to ensure the quality of care in the therapeutic use of radiation-producing equipment. Our facility consists of two locations and is equipped with 2 Varian Truebeam  accelerators, a Tomotherapy Hi-Art linear accelerator, Nucletron MicroSelectron HDR brachytherapy, Varisource LDR brachytherapy, and 2 Toshiba Aquilion CT simulators. Modalities include 3D, VMAT, SBRT, SRS, LDR and HDR Brachytherapy.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine physics tasks such as quality assurance for linear accelerators, CT-simulators, treatment planning systems, and other ancillary radiation therapy equipment.
  • Performs measurements or other evaluations as necessary to ensure accurate dose delivery for all treatments.
  • Performs routine patient treatment plan audits and ensures that each treatment course is carried out accurately.
  • Provide support and technical assistance in treatment planning and treatment delivery as needed.
  • Participates in special treatment procedures including stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiotherapy, HDR and LDR brachytherapy, etc.
  • Provides radiation safety recommendations to areas using radiation.
  • Assists in staff continuing education on appropriate radiation safety practices.
  • Assist in the recommendation, justification, and implementation of new Radiation Oncology equipment, products, and protocols.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Medical Physicist credentialed from the American Board of Radiology obtained within 36 Months (3 years) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required. Master's Level Degree strongly preferred;
    • Master's or doctoral degree in physics, medical physics, biophysics, radiological physics, medical health physics, or equivalent disciplines from an accredited college or university

Work Experience:

  • None required.
  • Experience with Varian Truebeam, IMRT, VMAT, Eclipse and Aria preferred
  • Experience with HDR, SRS, SBRT, and 4DCT is strongly preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

M/F/Disabled/Vet

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

Job ID: 367156
Category: Imaging
Facility: WIAPP St Elizabeth Hospital
Ministry: Ascension Wisconsin, WI
Location: Appleton, WI

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