Physicist - Radiation Oncology
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 25,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work
with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticuts most
comprehensive healthcare network.
St. Vincents Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200
employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a
76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large
multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for
adults and children. St. Vincents is the first hospital in
Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare
network, and is the systems second-largest hospital.
The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute is the charter member of
the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance (MSK), the country's
premier cancer center. What this means to patients: The Hartford
HealthCare Cancer Institute's treatment standards are now aligned
with MSK's. Patients have access to MSKs world-renowned clinical
research trials and protocols.
Radiation Oncology Physicist assures safe and accurate delivery of
radiation treatment by providing radiotherapy equipment selection,
testing, calibration, ongoing quality control and dosimetric data
and development in order to optimize the therapeutic benefits of
radiation treatment of neoplastic disease; optimize patient
treatment planning by consulting with physicians and medical
dosimetrists, designing of treatment geometries, preparing accurate
dose calculation and planning system quality management in order to
achieve a favorable therapeutic ratio; expand capabilities of
radiation oncology by conducting appropriate developmental research
and investigating new treatment modalities to assure patients have
access to the leading edge in proven radiotherapeutic care.
We take great care of careers.
- A minimum of a Masters degree in Radiation Oncology Physics or
a related field
- Either completion of part 2 and eligibility to sit for part 3
of the American Board of Radiology exam in Therapeutic Radiological
Physics, or, board certification by the American Board of Radiology
in Therapeutic Radiological Physics or the American Board of
Medical Physics in Radiation Oncology physics.
- Qualified for independent practice of radiation oncology
physics in the following special procedures:
- HBR Brachytherapy and qualification to be licensed as NRC
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
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