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Radiation Physicist

OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024

Job Description

Overview

Expected pay for this position is $77.37 - $102.52/hour. Actual pay will be determined by experience, skills and internal equity.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Radiation Physicist is responsible for performing all aspects of quality assurance in radiation therapy in order to ensure accurate, safe delivery of radiation therapy treatments and maintain compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. The Radiation Physicist maintains the skills necessary to perform regular monitoring, testing, and calibration of radiotherapy equipment and planning systems. The Radiation Physicist reviews and performs treatment plan calculations for external beam, brachytherapy, or other treatment applications. Proper credentials must be maintained to prepare, receive, and handle potentially hazardous radioactive labeled packages.


Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Master’s degree in Medical Physics

Experience:

1 year of work experience in Radiation Oncology clinical procedures, including 3-D conformal planning, IMRT, machine QA, and calibration of radiation therapy/radiologic equipment.

Analytic skill necessary to solve technical problems related to equipment failure, quality assurance processes, radiation dose administration, contamination, and the like.

Knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective patient care to adult and geriatric patient population

Licensure/Certifications:

Certified by the American Board of Radiology Therapeutic Physics or the American Board of Medical Physics or successful completion of certification within one year of eligibility

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Ph.D. degree in Medical Physics from a CAMPEP accredited program.

Completion of a two-year residency in Medical Physics

Experience:

Three years of work experience in Radiation Oncology procedures including HDR and I-131 administration in addition to requirements listed above

OSF HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.