Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is seeking qualified applicants for a Photon Clinical Medical Physicist position in the Division of Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology.
The qualified candidate will function primarily in the photon 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.
Equipment in Rochester includes 7 Varian linacs (6 TrueBeam and 1 EX for IORT), a Gamma Knife Perfexion, GE and Siemens CT simulators with wide bore and 4D capability, a 3T MRI, two VariSource HDR afterloaders, 1 Xstrahl Orthovoltage unit, Eclipse, ARIA and a full complement of dosimetry and detector systems for photon, proton and brachytherapy. Treatment procedures include all conventional radiation therapy plus specials that include IORT, TBI, TSET, SRS, SBRT, BH, HDR, LDR, and Orthovoltage. The proton center contains a Hitachi, synchrotron-based 4 half-gantry plus single fixed beam treatment system. The proton beam is 100% spot scanning with orthogonal kV-based imaging, Siemens CTonrails and VisionRT for localization and verification.
The Medical Physics Division currently has 19 faculty medical physicists, 24 staff medical physicists, 9 residents/fellows, 3 medical physicist assistants, 3 post-doctoral fellows, engineers and IT support. The Division is a seasoned and cohesive team responsible for all aspects of therapy physics in support of clinical practice, education and research in radiation oncology in Rochester and at 5 satellite facilities.
Qualified candidates must have a 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 and/or American Board of Radiology, Therapeutic Medical Physics certification or equivalent.
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