Medical Physicist 1 - Helen Graham Cancer Center

Job Requisition #: JR57189

End Date: 7/30/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Imaging/Radiology

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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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.

Benefits of working at ChristianaCare

  • Work in a role that directly impacts the lives of our patients, staff & community!

  • Generous PTO, Competitive Pay & Robust Benefits Package.

  • 403B company match and Tuition Reimbursement

  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave

About ChristianaCare

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.

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located on the I-95 corridor between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our location provides easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

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