MEDICAL PHYSICIST

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
May 05, 2017
Closes
Sep 25, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Healthcare (Norfolk, VA) has an opening for a Medical Physicist (Radiology). Responsibilities for this position include services to all Sentara Healthcare facilities in the Hampton Roads region and North Carolina.

The successful applicant must be a self-starter and board certified. Candidates from a CAMPEP graduate program with or without residency will be considered. You must also meet the Virginia Department of Health requirements for a private inspector, North Carolina registration for Medical Physicists, FDA approved for mammography and meet the ACR requirements for a qualified medical physicist for all accredited modalities. Consideration will be given to those individuals holding a Bachelor degree in Physics or related field as long as the above certifications and accreditation requirements are met. Must have a wide range of exposure to all imaging modalities and a foundation of knowledge to build upon.

Under the direction of the department's Senior Medical Physicist and RSO, your areas of responsibility will include and are not limited to: State of Virginia and North Carolina annual inspections, ACR accreditation, policies and procedures implementation and reviews, dose optimization initiatives, share responsibilities in teaching of radiology residents and perform radiation safety duties, as needed.

Education Level
Master's Level Degree - MEDICAL PHYSICS

Experience
Required: Radiology Physics - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Basic Life Support

Preferred: American Board Medical Physics

Skills
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Hold a master's or doctor's degree in physics, medical physics, other physical science, engineering, or applied mathematics from an accredited college or university. Preferred Masters or PhD. degree in Medical Physics from a CAMPEP accredited graduate program.

At least 3 years experience in Radiology Physics is required. Experience in lieu of education may be accepted per ACR guidelines for all accredited modalities.

American Board of Radiology or working toward ABR parts II and/or III. American Board of Radiology certification required within 3 years of hire. Be eligible to become a Private Inspector in the Commonwealth of Virginia, per VDH requirements and to obtain North Carolina registration to practice Medical Physics

External Posting Description
Sentara Healthcare is a multi-disciplinary healthcare system with twelve hospitals and several advanced imaging centers between the Hampton Roads region and northern Virginia. We provide excellent fringe benefits, including health insurance, pension plan, a matching 401K plan, generous paid time-off and sick time.

The Hampton Roads region offers the benefits of a metropolitan area with easy access to the countryside, beautiful beaches, Colonial Williamsburg, and Richmond, Virginia.

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