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Medical Physicist Chief / Contract

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is hiring a full-time Medical Physicist Chief at our Allegheny General Hospital location. 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.

In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, AHN shows employee appreciation through a comprehensive benefits package and access to wellness programs and resources.

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Directs and develops a system wide network of medical physicists, research programs, quality assurance programs, and technologies that advance patient care in the Radiation Oncology setting.


  • Oversees all Radiation Oncology Physics and Dosimetry programs. (30%)
  • Oversees all Physics-related research and development activities. (30%)
  • Creates and provides educational training for other medical personnel such as dosimetrists, residents, and therapists in the science of Radiological Physics. (10%)
  • Supervises staff, evaluates work, and recommends and implements approved disciplinary action. (10%)
  • Develops and maintains publications related to all research activities in Medical Physics. (10%)
  • In collaboration with the director of physics operations, ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies, accreditation programs, quality and safety standards. (10%)



  • ABR (Therapeutic Radiological Physics) and/or ABMP (Radiation Oncology)
  • 10 years experience as a practicing Medical Physicist
  • 3 years experience in developing research programs in Radiation Oncology
  • Previous experience writing publications related to research in Medical Physics


  • PhD in Medical Physics or a PhD in Physics
  • 2 years in a Senior Medical Physicist
  • Previous management and network experience

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

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As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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