Physicist - Gamma KnifeTMC Hospital Job Description Position is responsible for planning and controlling the distribution of radiation given to patients.
Master of Science in Physics, Health Physics, Radiological Physics or Medical Physics.
0-2 years of clinical experience post graduate training.
Licensed in Medical Physics or eligible for licensure.
Member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of we advance health through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann
Under general direction, plans and controls the distribution of radiation to patients.
Plans and implements initial patient radiation dosage specified by physician.
Documents radiation treatment information for federal and state requirements.
Monitors and maintains the equipment and techniques being used, and maintains records of the equipment for accrediting agencies.
Keeps current dosimetry records on the treatment of each patient and in the department charts. Maintains computer records of radiation dosages for evaluation of weekly dosages.
Participates in the Medical Radiology and Isotope committee.
Ensures safe care to patients adhering to policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization.