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Physicist

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Vidalia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAre you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Physicist opening with Memorial Health Meadows Hospital today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.BenefitsMemorial Health Meadows Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    We are seeking a(an) Physicist for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!Job Summary and QualificationsThe primary role of the Radiation Physicist is to ensure that quality radiation care and adherence to radiation standards are maintained throughout the planning and treatment process. The physicist consults with other members of the oncology team and often assists with designing a treatment process. Before a treatment plan begins, the physicist is responsible for conducting quality assurance checks to ensure that all parameters of the treatment have been correctly transferred to the machine and are correct for all treatment fields and that the plan is in accordance with the dose prescription.


    What qualifications you will need: EDUCATION REQUIRED Graduate Degree - Masters in Physics, Medical Physics or other Physical Science. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 3 Years Minimum in Related Role - Fulltime practical training and/or supervised experience in Medical Physics.POSITION SPECIFIC DUTIES 1. Follows safety regulations and practice safe techniques. 2. Consults with physician to ensure appropriate patient care is provided: X-Ray equipment, calibration, commissioning of new equipment, dosimetry. 3. Plans, directs, conducts and participates in supporting programs to ensure effective and safe use of radiation and radionuclides in human beings by physician specialist. 4. Supervises calculations including computerized treatment planning reviews, simulations, checks charts, and oversees physics aspects of treatments. 5. Calibrates all radiation therapy equipment, does machine performance surveys, and implements procedure to ensure quality control for electronic imaging devices. 6. Maintains Quality Assurance Program for the Radiation Oncology Department ensuring that all State & Federal rules are followed. 7. Maintains licensure as required by the State of Georgia and Hospital guidelines 8. Responsible for charge entry for physicist services. 9. Assist with Performance Improvement (PI) monitor program as it relates to the physicist scope of practice. 10. Assists Radiation Oncologist to supervise and approve special procedures such as IMRT. This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved). "Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
    Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
    Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Physicist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Savannah , Physicist, Other , Vidalia, Georgia

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