End Date: 3/31/2023
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Technician (Clinical)
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
At the Helen F. Graham Cancer and Research Institute at ChristianaCare, our commitment to providing exceptional patient care at our state-of-the-art multidisciplinary cancer center begins with our team. We are looking for qualified individuals who share our love of health to bring their talents to our already superb medical physics team.
The Department of Radiation Oncology at ChristianaCare is searching for a highly motivated Senior Medical Physicist to join a dynamic clinical team. The successfuli candidate will join a team of 6 senior medical physicists and 9 dosimetrists to support all aspects of medical physics services. The candidate should possess strong communication skills to collaborate with team members, including physicians, dosimetrists and radiation therapists.
Our medical physics team works in close collaboration with our physicians, dosimetrists, therapists and each other to maximize our patient's outcomes and experience. Team members have access to and are invited to participate in a variety of projects with members of the physician, therapy, and dosimetry groups to take an active role in the development of the department. Members of the HFG medical physics team enjoy access to training and education, competitive compensation, and access to up-and-coming technology with a focus on a work-life balance.
Clinical services provided across ChristianaCare campuses include conventional 3D, IMRT/VMAT, SGRT and a robust SBRT/SRS program. ChristianaCare has a busy HDR brachytherapy program utilizing an Elekta Flexitron afterloader and Oncentra Brachy treatment planning. A dedicated CT scanner is located within the department for image guided brachytherapy treatment. LDR (prostate implant) brachytherapy is offered at several sites using CT, MR, and TRUS for simulation and Variseed for treatment planning. At the main cancer center campus there are 3 Elekta accelerators (2 Infinity linacs and a Versa equipped with Hexapod for 6DOF and 6FFF for SBRT), one CyberKnife, and a dedicated Siemens CT simulator with 4DCT and dual energy capability. The department utilizes Mosaiq, VisionRT, RayStation and MultiPlan. MR and PET/CT imaging is provided for simulation as needed from Radiology Department. The department supports a CAMPEP approved Medical Physics Residency Program in collaboration with Thomas Jefferson University and hosts 2 full time residents.
M.S. or Ph.D. in Medical Physics, or related field required. Completion of residency in therapeutic Medical Physics from CAMPEP accredited residency program. Board eligible by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiological Physics. Board certification and four years of experience is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, but Masters degree and board eligibility are required.
When you become a Caregiver at ChristianaCare, you are joining a robust healthcare organization that truly cares about their patients and their caregivers. For the second consecutive year, Forbes magazine has ranked ChristianaCare as one of the best large health systems to work for in the United States! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy a multitude of employee benefits that include:
Hybrid work schedule
Competitive pay and benefits
Generous paid time off
Diverse and inclusive culture
About ChristianaCare: ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, two hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of
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You have your choice or housing options in DE, PA, NJ or MD and enjoy reasonable commutes.
Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.
Within 1-3 hours from four international airports.
Easy drives or a short train ride to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City.
Two hours from beautiful beaches in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains.
Reasonable cost of living and no DE state sales tax
EEO Statement: 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.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?
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.
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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