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Providence Medical Physicist - Radiation Oncology in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Medical Physicist (On-call/Day Shift) to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA.

We are seeking a Medical Physicist who will apply knowledge and methodology of science of physics to all aspects of medicine to address issues related to diagnosis and treatment of human disease. Advise and consult with physicians in such applications as use of ionizing radiation, therapy, treatment planning with externally delivered radiation, as well as use of internally implanted radioactive sources.

In this position you will:

  • Calibrate all radiation equipment

  • Maintain radiation survey equipment

  • Provide treatment planning and dose calibrations

  • Establish and review standards and procedures for Radiation Safety, including instruction of all appropriate personnel

  • Instruct technical staff on treatment planning and dose calculations

  • Provide input into Radioactive Material license

  • Participate in radiation safety activities

  • Participate in weekly chart rounds

  • Participate in continuing education to maintain certification and competency


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree or Ph.D. in Medical Physics

  • American Board of Radiology certified or eligible

  • On State of California Accelerator Acceptance testing and safety survey list

  • 3 years experience in Medical Physics

  • Varian Trilogy accelerator, Eclipse treatment planning

  • Knowledge of therapeutic applications of x-ray, gamma rays, electron and charged particle beams, neutrons and radioactive sealed radionuclide sources along with the equipment associated with their production, use and measurement

  • Ability to effectively work with many people

  • Excellent human relations and oral/written communications skills

  • Must be able to prioritize, organize, and coordinate care

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • SRS, LDR and HDR

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiation Therapy

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 346687