Senior Physicist - Radiation Oncology

City of Hope

Irvine, CA

Job posting number: #7243311 (Ref:10025881)

Posted: May 10, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $106.63 - $170.61 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Senior Physicist – Radiation Oncology

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

City of Hope Medical Center Radiation Oncology is seeking a full-time, Board-Certified (or Board-eligible) Senior Medical Physicist at our beautiful, sunny Southern California academic campus in Irvine/Orange County. The successful applicant will be part of a growing team of 20 Medical Physicists at both our Duarte and Irvine campuses. City of Hope is a private, non-profit clinical research center, hospital, and graduate school in Southern California, providing high quality cancer care across four (4) states. Receiving its NCI designation in 1981, City of Hope is committed to providing comprehensive cancer care and its status as a leading cancer center (ranked #8 in the US by the US New Best Hospital for Cancer in 2023-2024). The Duarte and Irvine campuses are equipped with the state-of-the-art technologies including 1 Reflexion, 1 MRIdian, 2 Ethos, 1 Radixact, 1Tomotherapy, 3 TrueBeam, 1 TrueBeam STX and 2 Flexitron HDR. City of Hope provides ample support and opportunity for our physicists to develop a clinical and research career.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Direct CT simulation, study transfer to treatment planning systems, structure contouring, dose calculation, determine and verify machine settings, ensure accurate data transfer to record and verify system.

Research Duties:

  • Maintain currency in radiation physics through continuing medical education and familiarity with the relevant literature.
  • Participate in the experimental design, data collection, and data analysis in radiation physics research.
  • Publish results of experiments in peer-reviewed journals.

Administrative Duties:

  • Assist Director with planning and implementing Radiation Physics Policies and Procedures and protocols.
  • Assure smooth operation with the clinical physics and dosimetry group and maintain good communication among physicians, physicists, dosimetrists and therapists.
  • Assume the administrative responsibilities of the Director in their absence.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Doctorate (Ph.D.)
  • 5 years clinical experience in Radiation Physics
  • ABR or ACMP in therapeutic radiological physics or eligibility plus certification within 2 years of hire

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, please CLICK HERE.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $106.63 - $170.61 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7243311 (Ref:10025881)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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