Medical Physics Resident
Capital District Health Authority - Halifax, NS

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Responsibilities

The Medical Physics Resident will enter a two-year training program in radiation oncology medical physics including 14 clinical rotations which adhere to the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Report 90 guidelines. Application to CAMPEP for program accreditation has been submitted.

The Resident will be based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the Department of Medical Physics at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, which treats over 2,000 new cancer patients per year. The Resident will be supervised by 9 oncology and 2 imaging medical physicists. The facility has been expanded recently with the addition of a new treatment wing and is equipped with seven Varian linear accelerators (including 2 Varian Truebeam STx platforms, one with ExacTrac/6D robotics), Eclipse and BrainLAB treatment planning systems, Nucletron HDR, CT-Sim, and superficial x-ray. Active IMRT/VMAT, IGRT, cranial SRS/SRT, SBRT, HDR brachytherapy, and total body irradiation programs are underway.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Physics or Medical Physics and completion of core Medical Physics graduate curriculum specified in AAPM Report 197
  • A working knowledge of radiation safety
  • Ability to perform effectively as a multidisciplinary health care team member
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good decision making skills and the ability to set and follow priorities
  • Show initiative and a sense of responsibility

Hours of Work

  • Long assignment, full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
  • Beginning September 3, 2013 with an anticipated end date of August 31, 2015

Salary

Physicist Resident 2:
$28.2552 - $33.4290 hourly

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position.

We will contact you should you be selected for an interview. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

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Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

When applying, please put Job ID 1014780 in the subject line


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