The Regional Physicist verifies, documents and maintains all information used in calculation and delivery of radiation doses given to patients. Analyzes and evaluates equipment performance used in the delivery of radiation therapy. Provides technical assistance and clinical support to the Radiation Oncology team in Albert Lea and will provide cross-coverage to other regional sites, as staffing warrants. Remains current in all treatment techniques and applicable medical physics practice relevant to the regional site. Provides instruction to residents, dosimetry staff, and therapy staff. Develops, and performs quality assurance procedures and monitors radiation output, mechanical integrity and safety of equipment used in radiation therapy. Remains current on Federal, State, and Institutional safety guidelines in particular applicable at the regional site.
Quaified candidates must have a M.S., M.M.P., D.M.P., or Ph.D. in Medical Physics or a master's and/or doctoral degree in Physics or a related field. American Board of Radiology, Therapeutic Medical Physics certification or equivalent.
Three years post degree clinical medical physics experience. Regional Physicists are expected to be credentialed in all relevant procedures practiced at the regional clinic.
License or certification
Certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in Therapeutic Medical Physics and/or the American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP) in Radiation Oncology Physics.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.
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