At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
Wellstar is looking to add a Under the direct supervision of the Chief Physicist, the Physicist ensures the quality of care in the use of radiation producing sources and imaging equipment. The physicist also assists in matters of protection of patients and staff from radiation in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Responsible for overall functioning of radiation therapy equipment, radiation safety considerations and operational aspects of the WellStar Radiation Oncology facilities. Calibrates all radiation therapy equipment, conducts routine quality control procedures on all radiation treatment devices. Helps in planning of radiation treatments. Recommends radiation safety procedures to areas using radiation. Educates personnel in radiation protection practices. Shares responsibility for brachytherapy source inventories, surveys, leak tests.
Required Minimum Education:
Master’s or Ph.D degree required with at least five years of direct experience in the field.
Required Minimum Experience:
3-5 years of experience in Radiation Therapy.
Certification by the American Board of Radiology, American Board of Medical Physics is required, as well as appropriate state licensure.
Must be familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures and be able to rely on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Must have ability to be self-motivated and self-directed in daily/routine tasks.
The individual must be able to communicate and understand the verbal and written English language and display a positive attitude (see WellStar’s “Standards of Gold”).
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