Position will function primarily in the proton practice in Rochester, MN, and may be called upon to provide occasional on-site support at regional practice sites.
The primary responsibilities of the Clinical Medical Physicist are to manage equipment and procedures to ensure that patients receive the prescribed dose of radiation to the correct location safely and effectively, to implement new technologies and procedures into the clinic, and to collaborate with Radiation Oncologists and other staff to design treatment plans.
These responsibilities include:
Performing and documenting the initial commissioning and calibration of radiation producing machines and equipment used in the delivery of radiation therapy.
Managing the on-going quality assurance of equipment used in simulation and delivery of radiation therapy.
Analyzing and evaluating equipment performance used in simulation and delivery of radiation therapy.
Providing technical assistance and clinical support to Radiation Oncologists, Dosimetrists, Radiation Therapists, and other staff.
Developing, evaluating, and implementing new technologies and procedures for patient treatments.
Providing the necessary data for patient dose calculations and verifying the accuracy of such calculations.
Ensuring that radiation treatments preserve the radiation safety of staff, patients, and the public.
Remaining current on treatment techniques and applicable Medical Physics practice, as well as Federal, State, and institutional safety guidelines.
Completing the ongoing requirements for maintenance of board certification.
Providing instruction to medical physics residents and to other staff and students.
*Please include a cover letter with application in order to be considered for this position.
We will also consider a level I Physicist, which has promotion potential to the Physicist II level provided all requirements are fully met for the higher level.
M.S., M.M.P., D.M.P., or Ph.D. in Medical Physics or a master's and/or doctoral degree in Physics or a related field. American Board of Radiology, Therapeutic Medical Physics certification or equivalent.
Qualifications for a level I: M.S., M.M.P., D.M.P., or Ph.D. in Medical Physics or a master's and/or doctoral degree in Physics or a related field. Completion of a CAMPEP (Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs) accredited residency in Therapeutic Medical Physics. Three years post-degree clinical medical physics experience. Is expected to be credentialed in most procedures practiced in our clinic.
Additional Qualifications for a level I:
Is expected to Credential in any procedures practiced independently, but is not expected to be credentialed in all services we provide. Certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics and/or the American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP) in Radiation Oncology Physics
License or Certification requirement for a level I: NA Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.