• Memorial Hermann Health System
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Nov 03, 2017
Full time Biotech Science

Job Description

PhysicistOPID Administration Job Description Position is responsible for planning and controlling the distribution of radiation given to patients.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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

Principle Accountabilities:

  • 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.

Associated topics: astronomical, astronomy, astrophysics, gravitational, heliophysics, nuclear, physics