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Physicist (McKeesport)

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Position Description: 


A full-time medical physics position is immediately available for an experienced clinical medical physicist at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC McKeesport Hospital, McKeesport, PA. The center is equipped with Varian 21iX linac with kV OBI/CBCT and Rapid Arc capabilities. Eclipse RTP with ARiA information system are used for treatment planning and information and image management system. Primary responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to: regular quality assurance testing and dosimetry calibration of radiation therapy equipment, treatment planning and delivery, dosimetry and clinical implementation of intensity modulated radiation therapy, implementation of 4D CT and gated radiation therapy. The position may involve providing partial coverage at other facilities within the cancer center network. The successful candidate 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 and IGRT and research in these areas. Successful candidate should have demonstrated clinical skills in these areas and is expected to function independently with excellent oral and written communication skills. The Board certification and at least three years of clinical experience are preferred but not required.  


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 thirty 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.  This present position comes 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.


 

 

 


Qualifications

  • Master's or Ph.D. Degree in Physics or Medical Physics
  • ABR/ABMP Certification in Therapeutic Radiological Physics or Therapeutic Radiology is preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


 

 

 

 

 

 

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