Physicist - Radiation Oncology

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7221664 (Ref:10024709)

Posted: April 8, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $88.13 - $141.00 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Physicist – Radiation Oncology

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

As a Physicist here at our Duarte campus, your responsibilities will include performing various tasks related to dosimetry, calibration, treatment planning, protection, and safety within the field of radiation therapy. This role involves directing CT simulation, overseeing the transfer of studies to the treatment planning system, contouring structures, calculating doses, determining and verifying machine settings, and ensuring accurate data transfer to the record and verify system. Additionally, the Physicist collaborates with the Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Departments, conducting radiation protection surveys and participating in performance evaluations. This position requires a strong understanding of the technical aspects of radiation therapy and a commitment to maintaining high standards of safety and accuracy in treatment procedures.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Initiate and develop procedures for calibration and data collection of newly established programs
  • Participate in Brachytherapy treatment planning and loading of radioactive sources
  • Ensure that all assignments (including recurring assignments) are completed as scheduled

Your qualifications should include:

  • PhD
  • 24 months clinical work in Radiation Physics or graduation from a CAMPEP program
  • ABR or ABMP or eligibility plus certification within 2 years of hire

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $88.13 - $141.00 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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