Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is hiring a full-time Medical Physicist to support the Radiation Oncology department in Erie, PA. AHN operates 14 Radiation Oncology centers in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio. The qualified candidate will join a team of 20 Medical Physicists and 2 Medical Physics residents.
AHN, based in Pittsburgh, is a non-profit, 14-hospital academic medical system with facilities located in Western Pennsylvania and one hospital in Western New York. AHN is an integrated health system dedicated to providing exceptional care to people in our communities. Our business also includes the Highmark Health Plan, one of America's largest Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers. We're 35,000 employees strong — and proud to be serving millions of customers across the U.S. every day.
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Responsible for technical support to the Department of Radiation Oncology.
- Perform quality assurance/control evaluations on radiation producing machines. (40%)
- Audits and reviews patient's medical charts. (10%)
- Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies and standards. (10%)
- Advise and provide guidance to Dosimetry and Therapy staff and provide consultation services to attending MD. (10%)
- Supervises and provides training to departmental staff in the application of physics. (10%)
- Assists with the delivery of patient care for special procedures. (10%)
- Assists with clinical R&D projects as assigned. (10%)
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Master's Degree in Physics or related field
- Board eligible or certified by either ABR or ABMP in Therapeutic Radiological Physics
- PhD in Physics or related field
- 3 years’ experience as a practicing Radiation Therapy Physicist
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