Radiation Physicist California Cancer Center, Per Diem, 8 hour

Requisition ID
2017-8223
Category
Medical Imaging
Facility
California Cancer Center (CCC)
Location
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
2/14/2018

Overview

COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTERS CANCER SERVICES

 

When it comes to quality cancer care CMC’s Cancer Services is paving the way for passionate and skilled professionals to be part of a new world-class cancer center scheduled to open in August 2018. As cancer continues to be one of the most prevalent chronic diseases in the nation, our goal is to provide premier cancer care for the patients and families of the Central Valley and surrounding regions.

 

CMC’s Cancer Services is a nationally accredited cancer program committed to excellence in both medical care and all-inclusive patient support. The impressive new three story comprehensive cancer center will be located on the Clovis Campus and will house all outpatient services under one roof. It will be the region’s first cancer center working closely with USCF medical staff and providing outpatient cancer treatments, the latest in cancer research and pioneering clinical trials.  

 

The center offers the most current technology in radiation oncology, imaging, and laboratory medicine.  The center will have a dedicated radiation oncology clinic equipped with 3 conventional radiation therapy machines, 1 Cyber Knife machine, CT Simulator, fully digital PET/CT and 3T MRI.

 

The ultimate aim of our comprehensive cancer center is to lead the Central Valley in clinical excellence and become an NCI designated Cancer Center. If you want to be a part of a culture that truly changes the lives of those impacted by cancer then this is the team for you. With a variety of areas to hone your unique skills and gain specialized training and certification, the opportunities for growth are unparalleled. We invite you to join the Community Oncology Services team and truly make a difference. 

Responsibilities

In this role you will work collaboratively with Radiation Oncologists, Dosimetrists, and Radiation Therapists to ensure accurate delivery of treatments. The Physicist is responsible for the physical aspects of all radiation sources and assists in training and mentoring staff, monitoring the work of Radiation Therapists and Dosimetrists and other duties as assigned by the Chief of Physics.

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
MINIMUM REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Medical Physics, Physics, Radiation Biology, or a related discipline. Three to five years’ experience as a Medical Physicist in a healthcare environment.


PREFERRED: PhD. in Medical Physics or related discipline. Approved by the California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch. Experience with Cyberknife, Brachyvision and Pinnicle treatment planning is also preferred. 

  

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS
MINIMUM REQUIRED: Certified in Therapeutic Radiological Physics by the American Board of Radiology.
PREFERRED: Diplomate from the American Board of Medical Physicists.

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