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Excellent Radiology Oncology Physicist Opportunity- Danbury, CT

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Danbury
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Nuvance Health has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Radiology Oncology Physicist working in Danbury, CT. Radiation Oncology is split into an East and a West division, formerly known as Western Connecticut Health Network and Health Quest. Nuvance East includes Danbury, New Milford, and Norwalk Hospitals in Connecticut. We have 5 linear accelerators across the three sites and also offer HDR, LDR, and orthovoltage treatments. The Nuvance East Physics team currently consists of 5 physicists and 5 dosimetrists, and the open Physicist position in Danbury is a newly created role to add to this group. Nuvance as a network prioritizes its support for Radiation Oncology and we are well into the process of upgrading equipment, implementing new technology, and unifying workflows. There is ample opportunity to get involved and help drive the process forward. Physicists who work well in a team setting and are excited to make a difference are welcome to apply.

Summary

Accurately monitors and controls the use of radiation for the treatment of patients. Provides physics support to the radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation oncology departments.

Responsibilities

  • Performs regular review of patient treatment.
  • Assists in the development of specific treatment plans.
  • Verifies the accuracy of treatment.
  • Provides back up to Dosimetrists.
  • Maintains calibration and QA of treatment machines.
  • Provides physics consultation to department physicians.
  • Develops new protocols for treatment procedures.
  • Collects beam data for linear accelerators and ensures correct entry into treatment planning system in conjunction with other members of physics staff.
  • Introduces new technology to staff in radiation oncology.
  • Implements new protocols for patient treatments in radiation oncology.
  • Recommends and assists in buying of rdiation producing equipment for Radiation Oncology.
  • Recommends purchases of radiation measuring equipment used for Radiation Oncology.
  • Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Requirements
    • ABR Certified or ABR Board Eligible
    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Required: Basic understanding of medical physics, anatomy, computers.
    • Minimum Experience: three years
      About Nuvance Health

      Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.

      To apply please email stephanie.ramirez@nuvancehealth.org

      We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

      WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State ,or Local law.

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