Clinical Radiation Physicist
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: April 10, 2021
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Clinical Radiation Physicist Location: Dublin, CA Job Number:
941554 Date posted: 03/03/2021 Submit Interest Description:
Responsible for ensuring the provision of high radiation therapy
treatments to patients in an environment that meets established
standards for radiation safety for staff, physicians, patients and
the general public and in a manner that meets the service
expectations of each of these groups. Essential
- Provides surveys, reports and consultation related to radiation
safety for applicable facilities and/or patients that meet the
organization's and regulatory standards in a timely manner.
Develops and implements quality assurance and evaluation programs
for applicable radiation therapy equipment that insure high quality
images and radiation treatments and that meet regulatory
- Monitors and reports quality assurance activities to insure
adherence to established QA policies and procedures. Evaluates and
reports the performance of this equipment in a timely manner and
makes recommendations to improve quality. Maintains up-to-date
technical knowledge of new and developing technologies and
regulatory issues to support clinical and administrative
decision-makers. Provides in-service training to staff and
physicians, as necessary, to insure high quality images and
radiation treatments, a radiation-safe environment, and compliance
with regulatory standards.
- Communicates to staff, physicians and patients in a manner that
is precise, understandable, timely, constructive, and proactive and
demonstrates excellent listening skills. Maintains working
relationships that are professional, collaborative, team-oriented,
responsive, thorough, cordial and that demonstrate flexibility,
innovation, a broad view of issues, acceptance of full
responsibility for assignments, and a solutions orientation.
- The physicist will also function actively as a technical lead
in the department and provide standard medical physics services,
including equipment calibrations, quality assurance, radiation
safety, dosimetric measurements and calculations, treatment
planning activities and supervision of treatment planning
- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on
a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right
to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such
positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are
generally implemented only after notice is given to affected
employees. Basic Qualifications: Experience
- Minimum two (2) years of postgraduate degree experience in the
applicable medical physics subspecialty. Education
- Master's degree in medical physics or a related field. License,
- Certification by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in
Therapeutic Radiological Physics or Medical Physics, or
certification by the American Board of Medical Physicis (ABMP) in
Radiation Oncology Physics.
- A candidate may be hired conditionally if considered Board
Eligible by the ABR with completion of ABR Board Certification
required within three (3) years of hire date.
- Applicable certification required in order to pay Certified
Medical Radiation Physicist in designated portion of broadbanding
salary spectrum. Additional Requirements:
- Experience in designing, implementing and monitoring quality
assurance programs in the applicable medical physics
- Experience performing calibration of applicable radiation
- Experience performing treatment planning.
- General knowledge of medical radiation physics, medical
radiation safety and pertinent regulations.
- Experience in Stereotactic Radiosurgery may be required if
offered at the designated center.
- Experience in Brachytherapy may be required if offered at the
- Good communication skills, demonstrated customer service skills
and willingness to be part of a team.
- General knowledge of computers and their applications in
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
environment. Preferred Qualifications:
- Prefer experience in linear accelerator commissioning. Primary
Location: California,Dublin,Dublin Medical Center Scheduled Weekly
Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working
Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule:
Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee
Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-09-NUE-Non Union Employee Job
Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services
(Non RN) Department: Dublin Hospital (Future) - Oncology-Radiation
- 0206 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity
employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual
orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status,
ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic
information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and
inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified
applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered
for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws,
as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited
to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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