The Radiation Oncology Physicist works with a treatment team of 2 other physicists, 4 Radiation Oncologists, 2 Dosimetrists, and 11 Radiation Therapists providing high-quality care at an ACRaccredited Radiation Oncology Facility. Duties include machine calibration & QC, IMRT QC, HDR & LDR brachytherapy, departmental radiation safety, education to Dosimetry and Radiation Therapy Interns. Gundersen is in the process of opening a satellite Radiation Oncology department in Tomah, Wisconsin. Physics coverage of that facility will be rotated amongst the group.
The La Crosse site includes a Varian Clinac 21EX and 2 True Beams, Varian HDR, and GE Light Speed scanner. We have an active SRS/SBRT program and utilize respiratory gating. The Tomah site has a new Varian True Beam.
Physics QA Platform: Sun Nuclear scanning system, MapCheck, ArcCheck, Profiler, and SunCheck software.
Dosimetry software includes: Eclipse and ARIA version 13 systems (Version 15.5 upgrade scheduled), MIM image fusion system, VariSeed prostate seed and BrachyVision HDR planning systems.
The Physicist provides physics and radiation safety to all areas of diagnostic imaging or radiation oncology.
Responsible for implementation of patient services within the department.
Responsible for maintaining documentation as required for federal and state agencies and other accreditation bodies.
Acts as a consultant for all technical aspects within the department.
Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.
Major Responsibilities For Diagnostic Physics:
Major Responsibilities for the Radiation Oncology Department will also include:
|Scope of the Job|
|Age Specific Population Served||Nonage Specific (N/A)
|OSHA Category||Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.|
|Education and Experience:|
|Required||Master's degree in
|Required||2 years of experience or CAMPEP accredited residency|
|Computer Systems/Software/Applications||business computer applications|
|Computer Systems/Software/Applications||operate computer|
|Communication||make a persuasive, clear presentation of ideas or facts, to both large and small groups of internal and external audiences|
|Communication||communicate with ease on a professional level|
|Communication||excellent oral and written communication skills|
|General - All Positions||have professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal development|
|General - All Positions||work cooperatively with a wide variety of people|
|General - All Positions||provide excellent customer service to people both inside and outside the organization|
|General - All Positions||effectively get ideas accepted and to guide a group or individual to accomplish a task|
|Leadership||problem solve - evaluate, analyze, negotiate and recommend alternatives|
|Leadership||plan, organize, execute assignments to meet deadlines|
|Leadership||work independently: self-disciplined|
|Leadership||establish priorities in accordance with organizational strategic plans and management objectives while meeting deadlines|
|Leadership||company/organization goals, policies, procedures|
|Leadership||legal and regulatory standards|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||develop additional knowledge by attending workshops and seminars|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||be professional, honest and have personal integrity|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||develop new skills and keep abreast of new knowledge|
|License and Certifications|
|Required||For Diagnostic Physics - Passed Part I of the American Board of Radiology Certification exams in Diagnostic Medical Physics (ABRC DIAG1). Must pass parts II and III within one year of meeting ABR minimum experience requirements (ABRC TEST2 and ABRC TEST3). and
For Radiation Oncology - Passed Part I of the American Board of Radiology Certification exams in Diagnostic Medical Physics or Therapeutic Medical Physics (ABRC THER1). Must pass parts II and III within one year of meeting ABR minimum experience requirements.
|Desired||American Board of Radiology certified in Medical Physics (ABMP)
|Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position|
|Sitting||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)|
|Static Standing||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Walking/Standing||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
|Driving||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Stooping/Bending||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Squatting||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Kneeling/Half Kneel||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Climbing Stair||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Reaching - Shoulder Level||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Reaching - Below Shoulder||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
|Reaching - Above Shoulder||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)||Pounds of force: 0-25|
|Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation||Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)|
|Balance - Right Leg|
|Balance - Left Leg|
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|Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
Exposed to infectious diseases.
Frequently in close quarters.
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