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Medical Physicist Fellow - ONC Radiation - Days

 

Medical Physicist Fellow - ONC Radiation - Days

Location: Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center

Address: 1111 N. Blackwood Avenue Ocoee FL

Department: ONC HC Radiation
Status: Full Time
Shift: First
ReqID: req23524

The Medical Physicist, Postdoctoral Fellow administers effective delivery of radiation in the diagnosis or treatment of a patient, as prescribed by a physician or other practitioner with varying degrees of supervision as determined by the Chief of Radiation Physics.

Essential Functions

  • Develop personal program of self-study and professional growth with guidance from the radiation physics and radiation oncology staff. Participate in safe and effective research and/or clinical physics duties, under supervision commensurate with the level of advancement and responsibility as determined by the Chief of Radiation Physics. These duties may include, but are not limited to:

    • Image-guided radiation therapy.

    • Intensity modulated radiotherapy.

    • Radiation dosimetry calibrations and measurements.

    • Linear accelerator quality assurance.

    • Radiation safety measures.

    • Radiotherapy treatment planning.

    • Fabrication and quality assurance of radiotherapy treatment aids such as immobilization devices, custom blocks, custom compensators, bolus, etc.

    • Low dose rate and high dose rate brachytherapy dosimetry and quality assurance.

    • Stereotactic radiosurgery dosimetry and quality assurance.

  • The postdoctoral fellow is expected to work on the educational and scholarly activities of the program and, as required, assume responsibility for teaching and supervising other residents and students, when deemed competent to do so by the Chief of Radiation Physics.

  • The postdoctoral fellow is expected to participate in departmental and institutional committees and councils, especially those related to technical, safety, and research activities. Actively participate in the continuous evaluation of the educational quality of the program.

  • Communicates effectively with physicians, patients, guests and all members of the healthcare team, in a professional manner is required.

Position Requirements:

Education/Training

Doctorate or Masters Degree

Licensure/Certification

None

Experience

None

ABOUT ORLANDO HEALTH

Orlando Health is one of Florida's most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare networks, and is based in Orlando, FL. Our facilities, advanced medical treatments and procedures, and highly qualified staff have distinguished Orlando Health as a healthcare leader for nearly two million Central Florida residents and 10,000 international visitors annually. Click here to learn more about Orlando Health.


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