Medical Physicist - Ascension Oncology
Company: Ascension, D28
Posted on: February 13, 2020
We Are Hiring
Medical Physicist - Oncology Support Services - St. Elizabeth
Appleton and Mercy Hospital Oshkosh Wisconsin - Part Time - 20
Hours Weekly - This is a Benefit Eligible position.
Ascension NE Wisconsin - St. Elizabeth Campus has been a leader in
providing quality health care to Fox Valley residents, especially
the underserved for more than 100 years. The hospital meets a broad
variety of patient needs through general care, surgical services
and numerous medical specialties including cardiology, oncology,
pediatrics, emergency, intensive care and obstetrics. With 352
licensed patient beds and skilled medical staff, St. Elizabeth
offers complete, compassionate, quality health care for the entire
Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus proudly serves the Oshkosh
community by providing comprehensive healthcare, including
emergency and trauma care, surgery, and a span of specialties such
as cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, obstetrics, neurosurgery and
inpatient rehabilitation. Mercy is the home of the Kennedy Center
for the Hip and Knee, nationally-recognized program for hip
replacement. With 157 patient beds and more than 300 medical staff,
Mercy treats patients with dignity and compassion.
Why Join Ascension?
What is in it for you?
- Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who
are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our
associates. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to our
associates inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and
generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great
benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
- Affordable Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage
- Eight Paid Holidays
- Retirement Matching
- Leadership Development: We know that the development of our
associates is key to our mission of providing the best care
possible to those we serve. We have various in-depth leadership
programs to meet you where you are on your career journey.
- Paid Time Off: As a new Ascension associate you will begin to
accrue paid time off with your first paycheck.
- Tuition reimbursement: At Ascension, we believe our people are
our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the chance to
have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve,
associates benefit from our tuition reimbursement program. You will
also have the opportunity to take advantage of one of four online
universities partnering with Ascension associates seeking a
Bachelor or Master degree; offering them either discounts,
scholarships or go at your own pace learning options. Ascension
Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related
healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension
Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care
clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare
organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018,
Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community
benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to
transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As
one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the
U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate,
personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In
FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons
living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As a medical physicist with St. Elizabeth Hospital, you will have
the opportunity to ensure the quality of care in the therapeutic
use of radiation-producing equipment. Our facility consists of two
locations and is equipped with 2 Varian Truebeam accelerators, a
Tomotherapy Hi-Art linear accelerator, Nucletron MicroSelectron HDR
brachytherapy, Varisource LDR brachytherapy, and 2 Toshiba Aquilion
CT simulators. Modalities include 3D, VMAT, SBRT, SRS, LDR and HDR
- Performs routine physics tasks such as quality assurance for
linear accelerators, CT-simulators, treatment planning systems, and
other ancillary radiation therapy equipment.
- Performs measurements or other evaluations as necessary to
ensure accurate dose delivery for all treatments.
- Performs routine patient treatment plan audits and ensures that
each treatment course is carried out accurately.
- Provide support and technical assistance in treatment planning
and treatment delivery as needed.
- Participates in special treatment procedures including
stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiotherapy, HDR and
LDR brachytherapy, etc.
- Provides radiation safety recommendations to areas using
- Assists in staff continuing education on appropriate radiation
- Assist in the recommendation, justification, and implementation
of new Radiation Oncology equipment, products, and protocols.
- Performs other duties as required or assigned. What You Will
- Required Credential(s):
- Medical Physicist credentialed from the American Board of
Radiology obtained within 36 Months (3 years) of hire date or job
transfer date. Education:
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Technical degree required. Master's Level
Degree strongly preferred;
- Master's or doctoral degree in physics, medical physics,
biophysics, radiological physics, medical health physics, or
equivalent disciplines from an accredited college or university
- None required.
- Experience with Varian Truebeam, IMRT, VMAT, Eclipse and Aria
- Experience with HDR, SRS, SBRT, and 4DCT is strongly preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not
discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of
age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national
origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability,
arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran
status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
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