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Provides support to the Medical Physics Division under the supervision of a Qualified Medical Physicist or trained physicist assistant. Performs Quality Assurance measurements for B-J Radiation Oncology patients.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs ionization chamber QA measurements.
Performs film QA measurements.
Performs data integrity checks.
Performs portal imaging fluence measurements.
Generates reports summarizing results for review by a Qualified Medical Physicist.
Ensures that the work area complies with Department health procedures with no violations or exceptions.
Conducts behavior in a professional manner while conducting clinical duties.
Alerts physics faculty of inoperative or malfunctioning equipment or imminent supply shortages.
Position works on an as needed basis. Position hours are generally during the evening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Training in radiation therapy such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) quality assurance (QA) techniques is preferred.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Radiation Oncology Physics Division. The position is located at the Center for Advanced Medicine on the Medical School Campus. May include work at our satellites including: Barnes Jewish West County, Barnes Jewish South County, Christian North East Hospital, and Barnes Jewish St. Peters Hospital.
Associate degree; a combination of work and education equaling four years may substitute.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C07.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
The hiring range for this position is $17.58 - $21.98 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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