Summary: The successful candidate will join a group of physicians, physicists, dosimetrists, therapists, and nurses to treat patients at two cancer centers in Rehoboth Beach, DE and Frankford, DE. This position will provide full range of routine clinical physics support, including patient treatment chart review, dosimetry support and all quality assurance checks related to treatment plans, linacs, CT scanners and other radiation therapy equipment.
3 years experience in Clinical Medical Physics, or graduating from CAMPEP residency program
M.S. in Therapeutic Medical Physics
Provide clinical physics support, including oversight of dosimetry in treatment planning processes and technical aspects of treatment delivery.
Provide Radiation Oncologists with special physics consultations and consult, as required, on special treatment procedures and clinical setups.
Evaluate patient treatment setups, assist with patient simulations and design/fabrication of patient treatment aids.
Perform patient specific dosimetric measurements and treatment plan QA procedures
Support all special procedures including SBRT, motion management and IGRT
Provide continuing medical physics support for patients under treatment, including weekly patient chart review and chart closure
Perform and ensure periodic calibration of linear accelerators, simulators, treatment planning systems and dosimetry equipment, in accordance with national and state standards and recommendations
Provide clinical instructions/training to radiation therapy team members
Evaluate new technologies and implement them as needed; Oversee acceptance testing of new or repaired equipment, imaging and software upgrades
Serve as the contact person for machine maintenance and repair, and any required quality assurance thereafter
Participate in the Quality Management Program and treatment process improvements
Assist in accreditation of new programs and provide credentialing support for external protocols
Maintain documentation and adhere to regulatory agencies (state and federal) in demonstrating compliance with applicable regulations and recommendations
Consult with vendors of equipment used in practice (i.e. linacs, MRI, CT etc) concerning purchase specifications, acceptance testing, proper QA, and routine maintenance
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
Education: Essential: * Master of Science (MS)
Location: BHC Health Campus-Building 2 BMC
Shift : Variable - may be required to cover other locations
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.