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.
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
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CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.