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21st Century Oncology - Redding, California  
PURPOSE: The Medical Physicist supervises the Dosimetrists and Radiation Therapists in treatment planning and devises methods to apply laws and theories of physics to radiation medicine under the direction of the director of physics by performing the following duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with the treatment planning with externally delivered radiation as well as use of internally implanted radioactive sources. Assists with calibration and maintains the radiation sources, therapy units and other relevant major equipment to sustain efficient and accurate operation. Programs computer operations, develops beam data for computer input and maintains software and hardware for treatment planning. Assists with development of specialized treatment aids and supervises technologists in the development and fabrication of such aids. Develops patient treatment plans and supervises technologist and dosimetrist in development of such plans. Assists with maintenance schedules, component replacement and necessary modifications and calibration of continued safe operation with service engineers. Assist with proper records and correspondence pertaining to quality control and quality assurance, calibration, radiation safety and compliance with state and Federal regulations and standards of accrediting bodies. Assist with quality assurance of patient charts weekly for adequate and accurate documentation and dosage. Assists engineering in regards to inventory and policy and procedures for inventory control. Assists with planning and participates in supporting programs to ensure effective and safe use of radiation and radionucllides in human beings by physician specialists. Teaches principles of physics to staff and technologists by mean of problem solving and in-services. Cooperates in compliance with OSHA regulations relating to hazardous materials and blood-born pathogens. Keeps abreast of new scientific methods and developments. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Masters Degree or equivalent or biological science, or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Specifically demonstrates understanding of medical physics in radiation oncology. Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or styles. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors. Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra and statistical theory. Ability to work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations and proof of theorems. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstracts and concrete variables. Physical Demands Balancing Yes Crouching Yes Pulling Yes Carrying Yes Grasping Yes Sitting Yes Climbing No Kneeling Yes Standing Yes Crawling No Lifting Yes Seeing Yes Job Description Clause The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Gannett_RPM. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Medical Physicist