Medical Physicist - PHD ABR Certified
Company: UNM Medical Group
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Medical Physicist - PHD ABR Certified Department: UNMCC
Radiation Oncology Location: Albuquerque, NM
UNM Medical Group, Inc. is hiring for a Medical Physicist to join
our UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center. This opportunity is a
full-time day shift opening located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Summary Under indirect supervision, provides professional medical
physics services for a principal radiation research/therapy unit of
the UNM Medical Group. Evaluates and interprets medical radiation
treatment prescriptions. Collaborates with medical providers in the
design and modification of effective radiation treatments for
patients; oversees and monitors treatment plans, provides quality
assurance, participates in development and execution of equipment
monitoring, calibration, and safety surveys. As directed,
responsible for coordinated research efforts in clinical
radiotherapy. As directed, manages the implementation of new
technologies and meets expected timelines. Minimum Job Requirements
Medical Physicist - PHD ABR Certified: PhD degree in Radiation
Therapeutic Medical Physics or an equivalent field or discipline.
Board Certification as Medical Physicist (American Board of
Radiology or equivalent). Verification of education and licensure
will be required if selected for hire. Duties and Responsibilities
of a Medical Physicist - PHD ABR Certified:
- Develops or assists with the development and implementation of
policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization
to ensure efficient and safe operation of radiotherapy
- Participates in the education and training of dosimetrists,
radiation therapy technologists, students, physicians and related
specialists, as appropriate.
- Provides HDR treatments, prostate see implants, placing diode
detectors to patients.
- Provides professional program assistance in the areas of
- Develops specifications for purchasing and assists in
acceptance testing and commissioning of a wide range of advanced
radiation therapy equipment;
- Performs calibration checks and quality assurance measurements
of linear accelerators and other sources of radiation.
- Develops and participates in integrated radiation therapy
quality control programs.
- Advises and consults with medical providers and specialists
concerning various issues involving individual patients.
- Assists with shielding analysis of treatment rooms.
- Maintains professional contact with peers through attendance at
professional meetings and related activities. Maintains the
requirements needed for professional certification in therapeutic
- Participates in the establishment and coordination of broadly
based radiation safety programs.
- Assists in implementation and monitoring aspects of a Quality
Assurance Program to meet state and federal
- As directed, participates in budget planning, and reviews
fiscal reports as required; participates in planning for future
facility and equipment requirements.
- As directed, participates and coordinates research efforts in
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Minimum
Job Requirements About UNM Medical Group, Inc. UNM Medical Group,
Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and
other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences
Center. UNMMG is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an
equal opportunity employer. UNMMG strives to mitigate health
disparities brought about by technology; we aim to reach
underrepresented populations, making healthcare more equitable and
accessible for all of the people in New Mexico; we have a
demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and
student success as well as working with broadly diverse
communities. About UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center: The University
of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is looking for candidates
of all experience levels to fill multiple open radiation therapist
positions. The department of Radiation Oncology is growing and we
are looking for motivated candidates who embrace change,
innovation, patient safety and above all, excellent patient care.
This position will be located at the University of New Mexico
Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC). The Comprehensive Cancer
Center (UNMCCC) is a statewide provider of cancer care and is
influential in the cancer field throughout New Mexico and the
nation. The Official Cancer Center of New Mexico, the UNM
Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the only academic healthcare
facility dedicated to both cancer research and patient care. We are
also the only cancer center in New Mexico designated by the
National Cancer Institute (NCI), and one of just 66 premier
Net-designated centers nationwide. We employee over 200 research
scientists and staff over 100 clinicians, and at any one time
participate in around 300 clinical trials. Our clinic saw over
15,800 cancer patients from every county in New Mexico and more
than 137,000 patient visits. We currently serve 65 percent of the
adults and virtually all of the children in New Mexico newly
diagnosed with cancer. Benefits: UNMMG offers a competitive salary
and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental,
vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, generous
paid time off plan and 403b retirement for benefits eligible
employees. Apply to our Medical Physicist - PHD ABR Certified
opportunity with UNM Medical Group, Inc. and a recruiter will
contact you shortly!
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