Radiation Physicist 9/16/2016

Christus Health Alexandria, LA

Company
Christus Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000141217306
AJE Ref #
576196180
Location
Alexandria, LA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

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Description

The Radiation Physicist has direct influence on the Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Radiation Safety procedures used on patients. This professional implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates all aspects of radiation physics within the department as related to equipment, personnel, and patients. They will develop and direct quality assurance, perform radiation therapy, and radiographic procedures involving the application of X-rays and radioactive substances to patients. Additionally, this position requires performance on calibration and quality assurance procedures on linear accelerators, simulators, and high dose brachytherapy equipment. The ideal professional will also operate specialized X-ray equipment as prescribed by the physician, keep treatment records, prepare operational reports as required, perform clinical supervision with physician/dosimetry/Sim tech/nursing/radiation therapist and other disciplines to coordinate care, and provide patient and/or family with information relative to treatment plan, diagnostic/surgical procedures, disease process and home care. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values.

Requirements


- Master's degree in Medical Radiation Oncology Physics required

- Board Certification preferred

- Minimum of 5 years documented clinical experience in external beam therapy including electrons and conventional and HDR brachytherapy preferred


If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini family!