Senior Medical Physicist

Job ID: J128441
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 7, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Responsible for technical oversight and leadership to the Department of Radiation Oncology.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform quality assurance/control evaluations on radiation producing machines. (40%)
  • Audits and reviews patient's medical charts. (10%)
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies and standards. (10%)
  • Advise and provide guidance to Dosimetry and Therapy staff and provide consultation services to attending MDs. (10%)
  • Supervises and provides training to departmental staff in the application of physics. (10%)
  • Assists with the delivery of patient care for special procedures. (10%)
  • Assists with special clinical R&D projects as assigned. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Master's Degree
  • Board eligible or certified by the ABR or ABMP in Therapeutic Radiological Physics

Preferred

  • PhD in Physics or related field
  • 3 years’ experience in Medical Physics

Compliance Requirement: As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Summary

Responsible for technical oversight and leadership to the Department of Radiation Oncology.

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