Radiation Therapy Medical Physicist - Ph.D.
Baylor Scott & White Health

Temple, Texas


LOCATION: DALLAS, TX

The Division of Medical Physics for Baylor Scott and White Healthcare, Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a PhD-Level Medical Physicist in Radiation Therapy to join our team and to support clinical operations in the North Texas region which includes clinics in the cities of Waxahachie, Duncanville, and Irving.

This position will be primarily a clinical position providing clinical services to three locations (Waxahachie, Duncanville, and Irving). Among the three clinics, there are 1 Varian TrueBeam, and 2 Varian 21 EX, 1 Varian Varisource and 3 CT simulators. In addition to providing on-site clinical service to these three clinics, this position will also provide remote coverage to Central Texas when needed.

The successful candidate will participate/lead clinical projects and work with other members of the radiation oncology team to provide highest level of clinical service. Primary responsibility for this position include, but not limited to:

  • Acceptance/commissioning of radiation therapy machines/software/equipment
  • Continual quality assurance (external beam, brachytherapy, and CT simulator) and dosimetry calibration of various equipment
  • External beam treatment planning (3D, IMRT, VMAT, SBRT, and SRS) using Varian Eclipse treatment planning system and BrainLab iPlan and Element treatment planning system
  • Brachytherapy treatment planning (HDR and Savi)
  • Physics support for SBRT, SRS, brachytherapy (HDR and Savi), 4DCT, and organ motion management
  • Performs and evaluates patient related dosimetric measurements to evaluate treatment quality
  • Participates/leads in strategic planning and/or implementation of new policies
  • Leads/participates/coordinates clinically related research projects
  • Supervises state and federal regulatory compliance

The successful candidate needs to have demonstrated clinical skills in these areas and has exceptional communication skills (oral and written) and operate independently with good clinical judgement. The successful candidate will directly report to the Director of Medical Physics in Temple, TX.

Qualifications - External

This position will require the following minimum criteria:

  • PhD in Medical Physics, Physics, Nuclear Engineering or other related physical science degree
  • Passed part 1 of ABR board certification
  • Must have Medical Physicist License (full or temporary license) by the Texas Medical Board before the start date
  • Completed CAMPEP-accredited clinical residency training

The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing and dynamic division of nine full-time physicists (accounting for Central and North Texas), five dosimetrists and four physics residents. Along with four radiation oncology residents, Baylor Scott and White Health has thirteen Radiation Oncologists with significant experience in a wide variety of specializations. The Physics Division provides physics support for Baylor Scott and White Health Radiation Oncology operations at many sites in the heart of Texas: Temple, Killeen, Waco, Waxahachie, Irving, Duncanville, and College Station.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-or-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States.  With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations.  Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!

Send copy of CV to: Magdalena.Catala@BSWHealth.org

 

  • PhD in Medical Physics, Physics, Nuclear Engineering or other related physical science degree
  • Passed part 1 of ABR board certification
  • Must have Medical Physicist License (full or temporary license) by the Texas Medical Board before the start date
  • Completed CAMPEP-accredited clinical residency training

     

     

     

     


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