Radiation Therapy (Ph.D. Only) - Round Rock, TX

Location: Round Rock, Texas US

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Requisition Number: 19016792

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The Division of Medical Physics for Baylor Scott and White Healthcare, Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a PhD-Level Medical Physicist in Radiation Therapy to join our team and to support clinical operations in the Central Texas area. This position will be joining 8 PhD-level physicists and 4 MS-level physicists covering 5 clinics; Temple, Killeen, Waco, College Station and Round Rock. 

 

This position will be primarily a clinical position with some research activity working out of the Temple clinic but will be expected to cover other clinics if needed. Among the five clinics, there is 5 Varian TrueBeam, 2 Varian 21EX, 3 Varian Varisource and 6 CT simulators.

 

The successful candidate will participate/lead clinical projects and work with other members of the radiation oncology team to provide highest level of clinical service. Primary responsibility for this position include, but not limited to:


Acceptance/commissioning of radiation therapy machines/software/equipment


Continual quality assurance (external beam, brachytherapy, and CT simulator) and dosimetry calibration of various equipment


External beam treatment planning (3D, IMRT, VMAT, SBRT, and SRS) using Varian Eclipse treatment planning system and BrainLab iPlan and Element treatment planning system


Brachytherapy treatment planning (HDR and Savi)


Physics support for SBRT, SRS, brachytherapy (HDR and Savi), 4DCT, and organ motion management


Performs and evaluates patient related dosimetric measurements to evaluate treatment quality


Participates/leads in strategic planning and/or implementation of new policies


Leads/participates/coordinates clinically related research projects


Supervises state and federal regulatory compliance

 

The successful candidate needs to have demonstrated clinical skills in these areas and has exceptional communication skills (oral and written) and operate independently with good clinical judgement. The successful candidate will directly report to the Director of Medical Physics in Temple, TX. This position will require the following minimum criteria:


PhD in Medical Physics, Physics, Nuclear Engineering or other related physical science degree


Passed part 1 of ABR board certification


Must have Medical Physicist License (full or temporary license) by the Texas Medical Board before start date


Completed CAMPEP-accredited clinical residency training

 

The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing and dynamic division of fourteen full-time physicists (accounting for Central and North Texas), eight dosimetrists and four physics residents. Along with four radiation oncology residents, Baylor Scott and White Health has thirteen Radiation Oncologists with significant experience in a wide variety of specializations. The Physics Division provides physics support for Baylor Scott and White Health Radiation Oncology operations at many sites in the heart of Texas: Temple, Killeen, Waco, Waxahachie, Irving, Duncanville, College Station, Round Rock and Rowlett.

 

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States.  With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation�s exemplary health care organizations.  Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it�s accepting a calling!




PhD in Medical Physics, Physics, Nuclear Engineering or other related physical science degree

Passed part 1 of ABR board certification desired

Must have Medical Physicist license (full or temporary) by the Texas Medical Board before start date

Completed CAMPEP-accredited clinical residency training

 

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We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. To view the most recent EEO is the Law Poster, click here.