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Medical Physicist Rad/Onc at

Medical Physicist Rad/Onc

Avondale, AZ Full-Time
Why Mayo ClinicMayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Medical Physicist Rad/Onc. Eligibility may vary.

Position descriptionThe primary responsibilities of the medical physicist are to collaborate with radiation oncologists and other staff to design treatment plans and to manage equipment and procedures to ensure that patients receive the prescribed dose of radiation to the correct location. To perform and document the initial commissioning and calibration of radiation sources used for treatment and to manage the on-going quality management of the equipment. To provide the necessary data for patient dose calculations and to verify the accuracy of such calculations for each patient. To work collaboratively to develop and implement procedures for accurate and safe patient treatments. To investigate and implement advances in technology and procedures and to participate in on-going practice improvement efforts. To ensure that radiation treatments preserve the radiation safety of staff, patients, and public. To assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs. To provide teaching instruction and mentoring to medical physics residents and to other staff and students. To participate in planning and budgeting processes.

QualificationsPost graduate degree, either an M.S., M.A., D.M.P. or Ph.D. in medical physics or related field.

Additional qualificationsMust be knowledgeable of computer processes and have an understanding of the systems involved. Must be able to communicate effectively with personnel with varying levels of education both within and outside the institution, and work effectively with the consulting and paramedical staffs of the institution. Job Specifications for Radiation Oncology require a working knowledge of treatment planning for external beam radiation as well as brachytherapy planning, and active participation in measurement of ionizing radiation, radiobiology, radiation protection and health physics, clinical radiation dosimetry, and federal and state regulatory guidelines pertaining to the medical use of radiation, as well as direct participation in some types of patient treatments.

License or certificationA qualified medical radiation physicist means an individual who is certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR), American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP), or equivalent board in the appropriate disciplines of physics or who, if not certified, has entered the Board certification process and successfully completes it within three years of initial eligibility for the final part.

Exemption statusExempt

Compensation Detail$157,310 - $236,121 / year

Benefits eligibleYes

ScheduleFull Time

Hours / Pay period80

Schedule detailsMonday - Friday 7am - 6pm variable. Hours vary based on duties and projects.

Weekend scheduleOccasional Variable with projects, upgrades, QA, etc as needed.

International AssignmentNo

Site descriptionOver the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

RecruiterSarah Lee

EOEAs an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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