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Junior Medical Physicist
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Job Requisition: 27583
Department: Imaging Services - Proton Beam Therapy
Facility: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: 8:30am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Hours per Week: 40.00
Location: Washington, DC
General Summary of Position:
The Junior Medical Physicist is an entry-level position for a radiation oncology physicist who has completed a minimum of two years of post-degree training in medical physics after completion of a PhD or MS in Medical Physics or related science in physics or engineering. This position is under the supervision of one or more board-certified medical physicists. The person in this position will receive clinical training and provide supervised clinical physics and dosimetry services related to radiation oncology patient treatment. The physicist, as a member of the clinical team, provides support to the Department Chair and the Radiation Physics Division Chief in support of the departmental clinical and academic missions. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Qualifications:
  • A minimum of two years of postdoctoral training in medical physics after completion of a PhD or MSc in Medical Physics or related science in physics or engineering.
  • At least two years of experience or training in radiation medical physics in an academic or private hospital required.
  • The junior physicist is expected to be certified by the American Board of Radiology within three years from initial hire.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and productively in a team environment.
  • Advanced computer programming skills using C++, MATLAB, Excel, or other programming languages. Experience with Monte Carlo modeling.
About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.

A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.

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