Texas Oncology - The Woodlandspart of theGulf Coast Region is seeking a full-time, team-oriented medical physicist to join our team. Texas Oncology has more than 220 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 600+ providers dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.
Why work for us?
Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.
We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers. Responsibilities: What does the Medical Physicist do?
The Medical Physicist is responsible for the design optimization, technical evaluation, and precise and accurate delivery of radiation treatment plans. Responsible for the safety of patients and staff. May participate in clinical, research and educational duties. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Facilities and Equipment:
The Texas Oncology - The Woodlands practice provides a full range of external beam radiation and HDR therapy procedures. Equipment in use at The Woodlands location includes 1 Varian Trilogy, GE CT, Elekta Flexitron HDR, Mosaiq ROIS (soon to be ARIA), Eclipse, MIM and RadCalc used to treat 25-30 patients per day. The successful candidate will join our team of 6 board certified physicists, 7 board certified radiation oncologists, 6 board certified dosimetrists and Physics Resident program in the Gulf Coast Region. All sites share a single database for ROIS, treatment planning, 2nd check program, and SNC SunCHECK. QA tools include, but are not limited to IC Profiler, MapCheck2, SNC Routine, and 3D scanning system.
In addition to the top-notch work environment, you will be based in and enjoy the Houston area. Houston is the 4 th largest city in the United States. Houston boasts a lively city that offers great food, parks, museums, manicured golf courses, zoos, nearby lakes and state parks, and professional sports teams such as the Houston Astros, Texans, and Rockets just to name a few.
The essential duties and responsibilities:
Full range of on-site clinical medical physics support to include HDR
Support and participate in physics support for the Gulf Coast Region
Occasionally, as needed, travel to sites within the region for on-site physics support
Determines the need for, specifies, and accesses dosimetric and treatment planning equipment including, but not limited to, measurement instruments to calibrate all treatment equipment and monitoring devices, computerized treatment planning systems, computerized water phantom systems with appropriate ionization chambers and diodes, etc.
Advises and consults with physicians to provide advice or direction to technical staff when patients are being planned or treated.
Qualifications: Desired Skills and Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Master's degree or PhD in Physics or Medical Physics from an accredited college or university.
Must be ABR certified, or have completed a CAMPEP approved residency and be board eligible, and have working experience in a clinical environment.
Minimum two to five years' experience in clinical radiation physics.
Texas Medical Board license required.
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.