The Asst. Chief of Clinical Physics – Red Region is a board certified Medical Physicist who participates in meeting the overall clinical physics needs of the Division of Medical Physics within the Department of Radiation Oncology network practices. Specifically, the Assistant Chief of Clinical Physics – Red Team directs all medical physics and dosimetry efforts for multiple Radiation Oncology facilities (including participation in HUP s Quality Assurance Program and Quality and Safety Management Services) and serves on Department committees and workgroups as requested. He/She provides supervisory oversight and training for facility physicists and dosimetrists and participates (with appropriate entity ministration) in HR functions for this group. The Asst. Chief of Clinical Physics – Red Team, provides lead clinical physicists services at Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital, Doylestown Hospital and Chestnut Hill Hospital including equipment quality assurance and calibration, simulation and treatment planning, patient specific quality assurance and required chart checks and review, equipment maintenance and vendor relations, radiation safety, and special physics activities. He/She directs development and implementation of new clinical programs and collaborates with Radiation Safety to ensure compliance with required education and documentation. The Asst. Chief of Clinical Physics – Red Team is expected to maintain knowledge of current technologies and applicable regulations and remain an active member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and will work with the Vice Chair, Physics Division, the Regional Medical Director and the Network Administrative team to ensure the highest level of quality and safety throughout the clinical enterprise.
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