The Physics Division of the Department of Radiation Oncology at University of Michigan and Metro Health Cancer Center of University of Michigan Health are currently recruiting a Medical Physicist to be located at Metro Health Cancer Center. This position encompasses leadership and clinical service at Metro Health Cancer Center near Grand Rapids, Michigan in collaboration with the University of Michigan main campus program.
We are seeking a board certified physicist to join the Radiation Oncology Physics program at Metro Health Cancer Center with competency and service in all areas of radiation oncology physics is expected. Expertise with commissioning new technology, machine calibration and equipment quality assurance (accelerators, CT simulator), patient imaging for simulation and clinical trials, pre-treatment IMRT QA and special procedures (such as SBRT) is expected. Experience with documentation of procedures, processes and routine QA is required. The individual is expected to be part of team that brings innovative technologies to the clinic and to support participation in national clinical trials (such as NRG) at Metro Health Cancer Center.
While the primary role is at Metro Health Cancer Center, there will be opportunities to work with other members of the University of Michigan program and the Western Michigan Cancer Alliance. Activities may include participating in ongoing translational development initiatives such as implementation of “big data” techniques that will permit us to continuously learn and improve from our own experience; improving our approaches toward safety and quality, and providing specialized support at another affiliated location in the Grand Rapids area.
Minimum of a Masters degree in Medical Physics or a related field. Experience with external beam treatment delivery, calibration and quality assurance equipment, high dose rate brachytherapy, anatomic and physiological imaging devices, computerized treatment planning, patient management and safety are highly desirable. Three or more years of experience is required in core service areas. Certification by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics is required.
M.S. and/or a Ph.D. or equivalent in Medical Physics or related a field. Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics. Preferred qualifications include prior experience in an accredited program such as ACR or APEX.
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