Christiana Care health System is currently seeking a full-time Junior Medical Physicist (Med Phys I) to work primarily at the Radiation Oncology Department at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center. The position will also provide coverage at the main hospital and the satellites with rotations as assigned. The selected candidate for the position will interact on a daily basis with the radiation oncology team to provide state-of-the-art clinical physics services for external beam and brachytherapy.
The Medical Physics section has currently 8 medical physicists and 9 dosimetrists. Our clinic provides conventional 3D, IMRT, VMAT, and a robust SBRT/SRS services as well as HDR and LDR brachytherapy. At the main cancer center campus there are 3 Elekta linacs (Infinity and Versa), and one CyberKnife with Mosaiq R&V. One satellite has a Varian TrueBeam linac with ARIA R&V, and one dedicated Siemens CT simulator with 4D CT capability. Four Siemens CT simulators with 4D CT capability, and with advanced dual-energy (Siemens Edge) are available in the department. MR and PET/CT imaging is provided for simulation as needed from Radiology Department. Pinnacle, MultiPlan, RayStation, Variseed, and Oncentra are used for treatment planning for all sites. Christiana has a busy HDR (Elekta-Nucletron) for partial breast, gynecology, and skin. We also provide LDR (prostate implant) brachytherapy at several sites using CT, MR, and TRUS for simulation.
The candidate is expected to contribute to the Medical Physics residency program, which is CAMPEP approved since 2013 and is part of the Thomas Jefferson University training program.
Master's or Ph.D. degree in Radiological with CAMPEP Residency completed
Two years experience is preferred.
Must be eligible for board certification in Therapeutic Radiological Physics.
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ChristianaCare is one of the most dynamic health systems in the mid-Atlantic region. We are not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, ChristianaCare is the only Level 1 trauma center between Philadelphia and Baltimore and is a regional center of excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. We rank 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions and 21st for surgical admissions on the East Coast. Christiana Hospital has been nationally recognized in U.S. News & World Report's Best Regional Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions. Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.