The Department of Radiation Oncology, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University invites applications for a Medical Physics Resident/Clinical Instructor to assume the duties and responsibilities of a Clinical Medical Physics resident. The Department of Radiation Oncology is recruiting one Resident with an anticipated start date of 09/21/2020. The Residency Program consists of two years of rotations, giving the Resident experience with a complete range of therapeutic medical physics clinical procedures. The Resident will join a clinical team including Medical Physicists certified by the American Board of Radiology; Dosimetrists; and Radiation Oncologists. Faculty physicists also support the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physicists Education Program (CAMPEP) accredited graduate degree program in Medical Physics, offered through the Department of Physics at East Carolina University. The successful candidate will join a clinical program in a University setting with a full range of radiation therapy offerings, including External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), High Dose-rate Radiotherapy (HDR), and radio-pharmaceuticals. The Medical Physics team provides clinical support for a Gamma Knife Icon Stereotactic Radiosurgery facility, an M6 CyberKnife, and three TrueBeam linac machines. In March 2018, the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Tower opened at Vidant Medical Center, which houses this equipment. In accordance with ECU recommendations, applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged. In March 2018, the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Tower opened at Vidant Medical Center, which houses this equipment. In accordance with ECU recommendations, applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
Master Degree in Medical Physics or closely-related discipline from a CAMPEP accredited institution.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 966521
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Brody School of Medicine is part of the Health Sciences Division at East Carolina University, a member of the University of North Carolina state school system. Department faculty are actively involved in multidisciplinary disease teams to provide clinical care, research, and teaching of medical students and fellows. The Department co-sponsors an accredited Medical Physics graduate program and residency with the ECU Department of Physics. The Department has four affiliated community practices in North Carolina on an integrated ARIA/Eclipse network, facilitating coordination of care and quality standardization.
The Brody School of Medicine is closely affiliated with Vidant Health System, whose flagship tertiary hospital, Vidant Medical Center, provides the primary teaching hospital for the medical school. In March 2018, Vidant Medical Center opened the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Cancer Tower, which is a 6-story, 96-bed, 418,000 square foot cancer center. This center includes a radiation oncology clinical department, called Vidant Radiation Oncology, which is among the most state of the art in the Southeastern region. Technologies in the department include: three Varian TrueBeam linear accelerators equipped with Optical Surface Imaging; Calypso; respiratory gating and 6DoF couch; an M6 CyberKnife; an HDR brachytherapy suite; a GE CT simulator; and a fifth vault configured for an MRI linear accelerator. The outpatient facility also houses multispecialty clinics, a 60-chair infusion center, patient support services, a women's imaging center, pharmacy, conference space, and healing gardens. The integrated bed tower accommodates all oncology inpatients in the floors above the ambulatory facility. The medical center also houses a Gamma Knife Icon unit in a separate facility with a dedicated MRI and patient support space.
The Radiation Oncology clinic within the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Cancer Tower, called Vidant Radiation Oncology, LLC, is a joint venture between Vidant Health and 21st Century Oncology. The clinical services provided by the candidate hired to this ECU faculty position will be performed in the Vidant Radiation Oncology clinic, and in the Vidant Medical Center Gamma Knife facility.
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