Clinical Physicist AssistantBloch Radiation Oncology PavilionPosition Summary / Career Interest:The Clinical Physics Assistant (CPA) works under the direction of a medical physicist to assist in performing medical physics quality assurance duties pertaining to cancer treatment using radiation. In addition, the CPA will assist in scripting using Python within the radiation oncology department.Position Description:
The CPA will assist in performing routine quality assurance (QA) tasks for radiation therapy treatment under the supervision of a Medical Physicist, including both patient-specific QA and treatment machine QA.
The CPA will write Python based application code to streamline the treatment planning and QA tasks.
The CPA will assist in the collection of quality assurance data with various radiation detectors (ionization chambers, diodes, survey meters, etc.) and in other tasks under the supervision of a Medical Physicist.
The CPA must be able to keep accurate records of data analysis and documentation and be able to present data to the Medical Physicists.
The CPA will undertake other duties to support Division of Medical Physics as needed, including assisting in implementing new technologies and procedures.
Bachelor's Degree in physics, engineering, computer science or related scientific fields
Excellent communication skills
Ability to effectively communicate with an interdisciplinary team consisting of physics residents, medical physicists and radiation oncologists
Basic knowledge in Python or Matlab
Detail oriented and strong time management skills
Ability to be flexible when needed and to work well under pressure. After hours and weekend work required.
Master's Degree in physics, engineering, computer science or related scientific fields
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