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Rad Therapy Medical Physicist

Company: Loyal Source Government Services
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

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Loyal Source Government Services is looking for a qualified Rad Therapy Medical Physicist to work in Portsmouth, VA as a civilian contractor promoting and restoring patients' health.

For more information, please contact Jessica Miller at


REQUIREMENTS:



  • Master's Degree


  • Possess Board Certification by American Board of Radiology OR Be board certified by American Board of Medical Physics OR
    Be board certified by Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics.


  • Possess a minimum of three (3) years' experience within the preceding five (5) years as a Radiation Therapy Medical Physicist in a setting of similar size and complexity.?


  • Provide two (2) letters of recommendation attesting to the HCW's clinical skills. Letters of recommendation must be written by any of the following: supervisory medical physicist, direct medical supervisor, or physician who has personally observed and evaluated the HCW and who can attest to the HCW's clinical skills. Recommendation letters must include name, title, phone number, date of reference, address and signature of individual providing the letter and must have been written within the preceding two (2) years.


  • Possess the requisite training to qualify as a Nuclear Regulatory Commission Authorized Medical Physicist under the requirements of 10 CFR Part 35.51.



    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Maintain calibration of all treatment machines and radiation sources according to accepted protocols.
    • Provide clinical expertise with regards to the purchase of new radiation therapy treatment related equipment and upgrades of existing equipment.
    • Provide clinical expertise for acceptance testing, commissioning, calibration, and periodic quality assurance of radiation therapy equipment.
    • Measure and analyze beam data for the treatment machines and assure that beam and source data are correctly entered into the treatment planning system and that beam data is tabulated in a form that is usable by the radiation therapists, dosimetrists, and radiation oncologists.
    • Work with other members of the treatment planning team to establish treatment planning and delivery procedures.

    • Perform and direct the determination of radiation dose distributions for patients undergoing treatment. Ensure accuracy of the plans, dosimetry calculations, dose totals, and their documentation in patient's charts. This includes 3-Dimensional conformal radiotherapy planning and delivery.


    • Ensure the function and the operation of the following technologies; Virtual Wedge, Electronic Portal Imaging Devices (EPID), Digital Reconstructed Radiographs, Virtual Simulation, and Multileaf Collimation, Tomotherapy, Stereotactic Radiation therapy and High Dose Rate Brachytherapy.


    • Meet radiation monitoring, quality assurance, and safety requirements to ensure compliance with licensure requirements, hospital radiation safety regulations, and national standards of performance.


      SCHEDULE:
      Services shall be provided Sunday through Saturday between the hours of 0645 and 1915. The HCW shall work variable shift hours between four (4) up to twelve and half (12.5) hours per shift, which may include weekends. Any shift that is longer than six (6) hours will include an uncompensated thirty (30) minute meal break. In no instance will the HCW exceed eighty (80) hours per two (2) week period.

      Application process can be 3-6 months with the Navy.
      This position is a 1099 independent contractor position that does not include benefits. Contract has 1920 hours (48 weeks) per year. Closed on holidays unless on call situation occurs.

      Loyal Source is an Orlando-based workforce solutions provider dedicated to delivering elite services worldwide. With a focus in government healthcare, technical and support services, engineering, and travel healthcare, Loyal Source provides exceptional custom solutions to both private enterprise and government agencies. Loyal Source is a military friendly employers and proud partner of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program.
      For more information go to our website www.loyalsource.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter for other positions currently open.
      Loyal Source does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.






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Keywords: Loyal Source Government Services, Portsmouth , Rad Therapy Medical Physicist, Healthcare , Portsmouth, Virginia

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