Job Summary: The Radiation Physicist will be responsible for performing all Medical Physics tasks necessary for the safe and accurate delivery of ionizing radiation in the Radiation Therapy Department. The physicist will participate in treatment planning, dosimeter, quality assurance activities, linear accelerator data acquisition and machine maintenance. This position requires participation in all administrative functions necessary for continued approval by the regulatory agencies subscribed to by the Radiation Therapy department and Mission Hospitals. The physicist will be responsible to the Lead Physicist in matters of daily work priority and flow, daily direction of dosimetrists, and proper billing. The Radiation Physicists will work in collaboration with the Radiation Oncologists to optimize patient treatments and outcomes.
Required Education: Masters or Doctorate degree in Radiologic Physics or a closely related field.
Required License: Certification by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Physics or American Board of Medical Physics in Therapeutic Radiology Physics
Required Experience: Three years in a Therapeutic Medical facility as a medical physicist.
ABOUT MISSION HEALTH – Based in Asheville, North Carolina
Mission Health System, an operating division of HCA Healthcare, serves our 18 county region in western North Carolina and has been deeply rooted in the community for more than 130 years. Mission Health is the state's sixth largest health system, operating six hospitals, numerous outpatient and surgery centers, post-acute care provider CarePartners, long-term acute care provider Asheville Specialty Hospital and the region's only dedicated Level II trauma center. With approximately 12,000 colleagues and 2,000 volunteers, Mission Health is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the people of western North Carolina. For more information, please visit missionhealth.org or @MissionHealthNC
Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.