Sr. Medical Physicist (Remote)
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Together, we can beat cancer.
At Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company, we bring together the
world's best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear
of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver
easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions. If you want to be part
of this important mission, we want to hear from you.
Works Remotely in collaboration with the Cancer Care Leadership to
ensure high quality and safe interpretation, delivery, operation,
and monitoring of radiation safety policies, procedures, standards,
and equipment for Radiation Oncology Services. Responsible for
ensuring delivery of high-quality radiation therapy while providing
staff with the proper education and training and oversight to
minimize radiation exposure. Implements and abides by Customer
Service Standards. Supports and implements patient safety and other
safety practices as appropriate. Supports and demonstrates
Family-Centered Care principles when interacting with patients and
their families and with co-workers.
- Calibration of dose meters (including dosimetric
inter-comparisons for QA) and radiation equipment (accelerator
monitor unit calibration) Beam data acquisition for treatment
- Preparation of data for treatment planning systems
Development/improvement of dose measurement systems and protocols
and software for dosimetry purposes (including spreadsheets and
- Ensures compliance with Federal, State and organizational
regulations for radiation safety.
- Participates in development of organizational Performance
Improvement activities, policies and procedures, standards of
practice to meet required regulatory requirements.
- Assists in Acceptance testing and commissioning of new machines
and acceptance testing and re-commissioning after major
- Performs individual treatment planning, dosimetry calculations,
and treatment planning reviews (physics component)
- Provides physics consultation to all radiation oncology
personnel and radiation oncologist concerning aspects of patient
care and treatment
- Ensure routine verification of department treatment planning
- Collaborates with information services department, provides
software management of department planning system
- Assists in the planning and shielding calculations for new
radiation facilities and programs.
- Interprets and prepares documentation summary of regulatory
changes for integration into departmental operations
- Provides dosimetry checks following source changes.
- Assists with the selection and acquisition of sources for
permanent implant techniques
- In collaboration with department director and Physics director
participates in clinical education, training, and competency
evaluations for medical physics, Dosimetry, and therapy staff.
- Travel required up to 25-50% (up to 10 working business days a
- M.S. or PhD (preferred) in Medical Physics, or a closely
related field, required.
- Minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience in addition to a
- Candidates who have passed the Part-I and (possibly) part-III
ABR Exams preferred
- Experience with High Dose Rate (HDR) and Stereotactic
Radiosurgery (SRS) programs preferred.
- Computer system administration experience with patient record
and verify database applications desirable.
- Certification in Radiation Oncology Physics by the American
Board of Radiology (ABR) or other alternative certifying body.
- Candidates who are not certified have to be eligible for board
certification and must achieve this status within 3 years of
- Must apply for and maintain relevant State licensing and/or
registration as required for working as a medical physicist at the
clinical site and to do so in a timely manner
To ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements in the
U.S., including the federal COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all U.S.
employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, subject to legally
required and approved accommodations .
Fighting cancer calls for big ideas.
We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision
takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day.
That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and
intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror
of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come
from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique
individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your
whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective
will help to power more victories over cancer.
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