Sentara Healthcare, located in Norfolk, Virginia and surrounding regions, is searching for a diagnostic medical physicist to join our growing Medical Physics team. Our group provides Medical Physics services to all Sentara Healthcare facilities in the Hampton Roads region and northern North Carolina.
The successful applicant must be a self-starter, board certified or working toward ABR parts II and/or III. Candidates from a CAMPEP graduate program with or without residency will be considered. The candidate must also meet the Virginia Department of Health requirements for a private inspector, North Carolina registration for Medical Physicists, FDA and/or State 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.
The physicist shall be enthusiastic and eager to contribute, as well as learn in a diverse healthcare environment. The successful applicant 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, 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. We seek a professional with strong communication and written skills, integrity, and a strong work ethic to be applied both independently and as a team player. Seasoned, experienced physicists as well as early entrants may apply.
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.
Sentara Healthcare is one of the most progressive and integrated health care organizations in the nation, located mainly in Southeast Virginia and Northern North Carolina with additional sites in Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg and Woodbridge, VA. Sentara operates more than 100 care giving sites, including 12 acute care hospitals including 7 in Hampton Roads, 1 in Northern Virginia and 2... in the Blue Ridge Region, 1 in Southwestern Virginia and 1 in Northeastern North Carolina, outpatient care facilities, nursing centers, assisted living centers, advanced imaging centers and about 380 primary care and multi-specialty physicians. Sentara also offers a full range of award-winning health coverage plans, home health and hospice services, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, including Nightingale - the region’s first air ambulance service.We invite you to share our Vision. To be the healthcare of choice in the communities we serve.