Clinical Radiation Physicist
Company: Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Responsible for ensuring the provision of high radiation therapy
treatments to patients in an environment that meets established
standards for radiation safety for staff, physicians, patients and
the general public and in a manner that meets the service
expectations of each of these groups.
- Provides surveys, reports and consultation related to radiation
safety for applicable facilities and/or patients that meet the
organization's and regulatory standards in a timely manner.
Develops and implements quality assurance and evaluation programs
for applicable radiation therapy equipment that insure high quality
images and radiation treatments and that meet regulatory
- Monitors and reports quality assurance activities to insure
adherence to established QA policies and procedures. Evaluates and
reports the performance of this equipment in a timely manner and
makes recommendations to improve quality. Maintains up-to-date
technical knowledge of new and developing technologies and
regulatory issues to support clinical and administrative
decision-makers. Provides in-service training to staff and
physicians, as necessary, to insure high quality images and
radiation treatments, a radiation-safe environment, and compliance
with regulatory standards.
- Communicates to staff, physicians and patients in a manner that
is precise, understandable, timely, constructive, and proactive and
demonstrates excellent listening skills. Maintains working
relationships that are professional, collaborative, team-oriented,
responsive, thorough, cordial and that demonstrate flexibility,
innovation, a broad view of issues, acceptance of full
responsibility for assignments, and a solutions orientation.
- The physicist will also function actively as a technical lead
in the department and provide standard medical physics services,
including equipment calibrations, quality assurance, radiation
safety, dosimetric measurements and calculations, treatment
planning activities and supervision of treatment planning
- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on
a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right
to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such
positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are
generally implemented only after notice is given to affected
- Minimum two (2) years of postgraduate degree experience in the
applicable medical physics subspecialty.
- Master's degree in medical physics or a related field.
License, Certification, Registration
- Certification by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in
Therapeutic Radiological Physics or Medical Physics, or
certification by the American Board of Medical Physicis (ABMP) in
Radiation Oncology Physics.
- A candidate may be hired conditionally if considered Board
Eligible by the ABR with completion of ABR Board Certification
required within three (3) years of hire date.
- Applicable certification required in order to pay Certified
Medical Radiation Physicist in designated portion of broadbanding
- Experience in designing, implementing and monitoring quality
assurance programs in the applicable medical physics
- Experience performing calibration of applicable radiation
- Experience performing treatment planning.
- General knowledge of medical radiation physics, medical
radiation safety and pertinent regulations.
- Experience in Stereotactic Radiosurgery may be required if
offered at the designated center.
- Experience in Brachytherapy may be required if offered at the
- Good communication skills, demonstrated customer service skills
and willingness to be part of a team.
- General knowledge of computers and their applications in
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
- Prefer experience in linear accelerator commissioning.
Keywords: Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center, Dublin , Clinical Radiation Physicist, Other , Dublin, California
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