Yale New Haven Hospital is seeking a highly motivated individual for a medical physicist assistant position in the Department of Radiation Oncology. The successful candidate should have a B.S. degree in physics or a closely related discipline with preference of a Ph.D. or M.S. degree. The responsibilities include:
Performs routine quality control tests and measurements on treatment and imaging equipment in Radiation Oncology using procedures developed by qualified medical physicists.
Performs measurements to support clinical quality assurance programs, using procedures developed by qualified medical physicists.
Assists the treatment planning staff with data transfer related tasks as directed and supervised by a dosimetrist or a medical physicist.
Documents all measurements and tests as directed by members of the physics staff.
Adheres to all physics QA policies and procedures.
Participates in clinical projects under the direction of the Smilow chief physicist.
The successful candidate will join a team of 16 clinical medical physicists, 16 dosimetrists and 3 physics residents in providing a full range of clinical medical physics services to the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven Hospital and Smilow Care Centers. This position will help cover the clinical service for our regional network.
Yale New Haven Hospital is a part of the Yale Medical Center which is an academic center of excellence in the practice of medicine. The Department of Radiation Oncology has received full accreditation by ASTRO APEx. Yale Cancer Center is the only NIH-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in Connecticut. Extensive research efforts in radiation physics, radiation biology and clinical radiation oncology are ongoing. The Department of Radiation Oncology treats approximately 3000 new cancer patients each year: about 1500 in New Haven and 1500 in the department's regional facilities in Guilford, Hamden, Trumbull, Waterford, and Greenwich. The department offers a full range of radiation therapy treatments including IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, TBI, TSET and other special procedures using modern linear accelerators with onboard kV-, MV-, and CBCT-imaging; Gamma Knife SRS using the latest ICON unit; and a full suite of LDR and HDR brachytherapy. Major equipment includes: twelve linear accelerators, seven CT simulators, three HDR afterloaders, major treatment planning systems (cloud-hosted Eclipse, iPlan and GammaPlan), Calypso image guidance systems, C-Rad/VisionRT surface imaging system, as well as cloud-hosted enterprise Mosaiq information management system. The department also offers fully accredited radiation oncology and medical physics residency programs in addition to other educational programs.
Yale New Haven Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and a curriculum vitae with names and contact information of three references to Natalia Pereira, E-mail: Natalia.Pereira@ynhh.org.
About Yale-New Haven Hospital
Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a non-profit, 1,541-bed teaching hospital that ranks among the premier medical centers in the nation. It provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-focused care in more than 100 medical specialty areas. In conjunction with Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, YNHH is nationally recognized for its commitment to excellence in patient care, teaching and clinical research.