at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
The Department of Radiation Oncology at ChristianaCare is searching for a highly motivated Medical Physicist to join a dynamic clinical team. The successful candidate will join a team of 6 medical physicists and 8 dosimetrists to support all aspects of medical physics services, including simulation, treatment planning, machine and patient specific QA services and support for special procedures. The candidate should possess strong communication skills to collaborate with team members, including physicians, dosimetrists and radiation therapists.
The physicist will provide coverage at the main campus including the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Newark Hospital as well as satellites as assigned. The selected candidate will interact daily with the radiation oncology team to provide state-of-the-art clinical physics services for external beam and brachytherapy.
Clinical services provided across ChristianaCare campuses include conventional 3D, IMRT/VMAT, SGRT and a robust SBRT/SRS program. ChristianaCare has a busy HDR brachytherapy program utilizing an ElektaFlexitron afterloader and Oncentra Brachy treatment planning. A dedicated CT scanner is located within the department for image guided brachytherapy treatment. LDR (prostate implant) brachytherapy is offered at several sites using CT, MR, and TRUS for simulation and Variseed for treatment planning. At the main cancer center campus there are 3 Elekta accelerators (2 Infinity linacs and a Versa equipped with Hexapod for 6DOF and 6FFF for SBRT), one CyberKnife, and a dedicated Siemens CT simulator with 4DCT and dual energy capability. The department utilizes Mosaiq, VisionRT, RayStation and MultiPlan. MR and PET/CT imaging is provided for simulation as needed from Radiology Department. The department supports a CAMPEP approved Medical Physics Residency Program in collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University and hosts 2 full time residents.
M.S. or Ph.D. in Medical Physics, or related field required. Completion of residency in therapeutic Medical Physics from CAMPEP accredited residency program. Board eligible by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiological Physics. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, but Masters degree and board eligibility are required.
When you become a Caregiver at ChristianaCare, you are joining a robust healthcare organization that truly cares about their patients and their caregivers. For the second consecutive year, Forbes magazine has ranked ChristianaCare as one of the best large health systems to work for in the United States! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy a multitude of employee benefits that include:
Hybrid Work Schedule
Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
403 (b) with an employer match
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
12 week paid parental leave
About Christiana Care:
Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs.
ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, two hospitals (1,227 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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