Physicist Resident – Radiation Oncology

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7255631 (Ref.No. 10026286)
Posted: June 17, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Physicist Resident – Radiation Oncology (Duarte, CA)

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.

This position involves participation in the medical physics residency program in radiation therapy physics, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP). The residency provides structured training and progress assessment in all aspects of medical physics. Responsibilities include conducting clinical physics and dosimetry training rotations to support radiotherapy patient care and the institution's quality assurance program.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Gain practical knowledge and performs skills regarding treatment planning, dose computation algorithms, simulation, and treatment techniques. Perform clinical external beam treatment planning and patient specific quality assurance under supervision.
  • Gain practical knowledge and perform skills regarding special procedures in radiation therapy. Perform clinical treatment planning and quality assurance in special procedures.
  • Gain practical knowledge and performs skills regarding nuclear instrumentation, radiation monitors, dosimetry equipment. Perform dosimetry system commissioning and dose measurement under supervision.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Graduate from a CAMPEP-accredited MS or PhD graduate program, OR possess a PhD in physics or related discipline and have completed a CAMPEP accredited certificate program, OR possess a PhD in physics or related discipline and have satisfactorily completed courses equivalent to those in a CAMPEP-accredited certificate program, as determined by the CAMPEP Graduate Education Program Review Committee (GEPRC)
  • CAMPEPE Medical Physics graduate

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

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.