Medical Physics Resident

     
Pay Range Minimum
Job Code:
BG84
Hourly:
$19.81
FLSA*:
Exempt
Monthly:
$3,433.33
Grade:
431
Annually:
$41,200

*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: **This is for a two-year residency program.** Conducts clinical physics and dosimetry training rotations designed to support radiotherapy patient care and the quality assurance program within the institution. Attends didactic courses and seminars designed to further educate and enhance the clinical rotations. Learns the practice and responsibilities of a board certified medical physicist. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding electron, photon, and neutron radiation transport, particularly as related to dosimetry protocols, shielding design, and computer dose algorithms. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding treatment planning computers, both software and hardware. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding linear accelerators, teletherapy units, and their accessories. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding treatment planning, simulation, and treatment techniques. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding nuclear instrumentation, radiation monitors, dosimetry equipment (particularly ionization chambers, film, and thermoluminescent dosimeters), and automatic data acquisition systems. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding quality assurance of radiotherapy equipment. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding radioactive sources used for brachytherapy. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding brachytherapy devices such as manual and remote afterloaders. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding radiation safety applied to radiotherapy and general hospital environment. Performs related responsibilities as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master's degree in Medical Physics. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 9/8/10 JB

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.

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