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Lancaster General Health is currently seeking a Physicist. This newly created position provides radiation physics services necessary for the safe use of radiation and radioactive materials for all clinical modalities at Lancaster General Health's Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute. Clinic hours are Monday-Friday 8:00a-4:30p.
Use of the following equipment (new Physicists will be trained): Two TrueBeam linear accelerators, CyberKnife M6 with MLC, Tomotherapy, Gamma Knife, and Varian GammaMed iX HDR.
Use of the following treatment planning/ancillary computer systems (new Physicists would be trained): Eclipse V 13.5, MIM, and MOSAIQ
Perform annual, monthly and weekly QA on all radiation oncology equipment including the Gamma Knife.
Calibrate all physics and radiation equipment as required.
Verify radiation therapy treatment planning and calculations.
Perform weekly continuing physics checks on all charts following established guidelines.
Perform treatment planning and participate in the treatment process for brachytherapy and stereotactic procedures.
Provide in-services and training as required.
Maintain the quality management programs for radiation oncology and the Gamma Knife.
Ensure compliance with the NRC and State regulations.
Master's or Ph.D. in Physics
Certification by the American Board of Radiology OR American Board of Medical Physicists OR Board eligible
Lancaster General Health (LG Health), a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a 663-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings togeth...er the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown and Suburban Pavilions, along with additional outpatient facilities and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.
LGH has been designated a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence four times. It has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2016-17