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Beaumont Health System Staff Physicist in Troy, Michigan

This positrion is located/functions in Lenox.General Summary:The Staff Physicist works within the Department of Radiation Oncology. They report to the Chief of Physics and work under the guidance of the Director of Clinical Physics and Medical Physicist Ld. They perform and review all aspects of radiotherapy patient and equipment related planning and quality assurance. The primary responsibility of the Staff Physicist is to assure the best possible treatment is provided to the patients in Radiation Oncology. The Staff Physicist in Radiation Oncology responsibilities will include clinical service, research/development and education/training based on the assignments from the Chief of Physics and Director of Clinical Physics.The Department of Radiation Oncology at Beaumont Health is seeking a full-time staff physicist to join our clinical services, research and education program in medical physics working at a new satellite facility in Lenox Township, Michigan.The Radiation Oncology department in Lenox is in a new outpatient service center in northern Macomb County, Michigan.The Staff Physicist at the Lenox site will be the solo physicist on site and will be involved in the setup of the new facility scheduled to open late 3rd quarter of 2021. Delivery of an Elekta Versa HD and Philips CT simulator is planned for the second quarter of 2021.Responsibilities of the staff physicist will include commissioning of new equipment and setup of the new facility. The Lenox Staff Physicist will work closely with the Beaumont Troy staff physics team to ensure system wide policies and procedures are implemented at the new site. The candidates home base will be Lenox but may be cross covering at other sites as needed.Essential Duties:and#8226;Clinical Service, Technical Management and Consultationand#8226;Manage and monitor clinical treatment process, procedure and staff performing daily calibrations for all therapy and imaging equipment, and radioactive sources.and#8226;Manage and perform acceptance testing, commissioning and routine QA of all radiotherapy equipment, imaging equipment, and planning system according to the recommendations of AAPM task group reports, industry standards, federal and state regulations.and#8226;Assist the development of and ensure staff adherence to all medical physics and dosimetry QA procedures and policies.and#8226;Provide consultation with radiation oncologists on the physical and radiobiological aspects of patients' treatments and the development of treatment plans and treatment protocols.and#8226;Ensure the accuracy/appropriateness of computerized patient treatment plans performed by dosimetry staff and work in consultation with the physicians to achieve optimal care.and#8226;Perform and guide dosimetry staff with patient-specific radiation measurements and calculations and assist the development/selection and specifications of any complex devices required to directrotect critical normal tissues.and#8226;Manage and perform the measurement and analysis of data used for treatment planning computer software and tests new versions of software prior to use.and#8226;Development of acquisition and storage of data for treatment plans, treatment verification and evaluations.and#8226;Assurance of the accuracy of dose delivery, patient position, treatment unit parameters and settings used for a patient's treatment: including correct transfer of parameters between the CT, CBCT, CT/PET, MRI, US, treatment planning system and the treatment unit along with periodic review of each patient's chart.and#8226;Assist radiation oncologists in credentialing and supporting clinical trials. Responsible for specific QA of clinical trials and protocals.and#8226;Promote clinical implementation of advanced technology and technique (hardware, software, or procedural) to improve the planning, imaging and delivering of radiation treatments.and#8226;Follow regulatory and insure compliance with all local, state and federal agencies promulga