Job Description

Job Title: Physicist
Job ID: 190000X6
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight shifts at various locations
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Cancer Centers
Department: 61029 ONCOL RO Physicists
Location: 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

Purpose:

 

Because of continuing growth and expansion, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA has multiple full-time medical physics positions immediately available at various locations in the center’s network. 

Primary responsibilities for these positions include, but are not limited to: regular quality assurance testing and dosimetry calibration of radiation therapy equipment, facility limited brachytherapy treatment planning and delivery, dosimetry and clinical implementation of intensity modulated radiation therapy, facility limited SBRT/SRS and implementation of 4D CT and gated radiation therapy. The successful candidates will have a full support of the Medical Physics Division. The Division’s goal has been to expand its strong clinical program in physics with emphasis on 4D CT, organ motion management, IMRT, SRS/SBRT and IGRT and research in these areas and other areas of interest to the candidates. The candidates should have demonstrated clinical skills in these areas and are expected to function independently with excellent oral and written communication skills. The Board certification and at least three years of clinical experience are preferred.

You will support the region and various locations.  North, East, Central and South/West regions.   

 

 

Facility and Equipment:

 

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is a leading organization in the nation in conducting academic research and clinical implementation of various state of the art technologies in radiation therapy. The network’s Cancer Centers are equipped predominantly with Varian linear accelerators with on board kV imaging, cone beam CT and Rapid Arc capabilities and also with Elekta linear accelerators. Other equipment includes Philips and GE CT units and PET/CT simulators (with 4D capability), Gamma Knife units, Cyberknife, Nucletron and Gamma Med HDR systems, Eclipse treatment planning system, and Aria, and Mosaiq information management systems. Treatment planning system is integrated at most sites allowing for connectivity and remote planning.

 

 

 

Employment Environment:

 

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center has twenty eight facilities in Pennsylvania and New York State, two Cancer Centers in Ireland and two Cancer Centers in Italy. Efforts have been underway to expand UPMC’s international presence to other countries.  The present positions come with the faculty appointment level and salary commensurate with the candidate’s qualification and experience.  UPMC Hillman Cancer Center offers competitive salary and benefit package and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

 

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Qualifications

 

  • Required-M.S. or Ph.D. Degree in Physics or Medical Physics
  • Preferred-ABR/ABMP Certification in Therapeutic Radiological Physics or Therapeutic Radiology 
  •  Preferred - At least three years of clinical experience

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

     

     

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: no

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