Texas Oncology - Midland is seeking a full-time, team-oriented Medical Physicist to join our team. Texas Oncology has more than 220 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 600+ providers dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.
Why work for us?
Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories."® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.
We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.
Facilities and Equipment:
The Texas Oncology Midland practice provides a full range of external beam radiation therapy procedures. Equipment in use at the Midland locations includes 1 Varian 21iX Clinac, GE PET/CT, MOSAIQ ROIS, Eclipse, and RadCalc used to treat 30 patients per day. The successful candidate will join our team of 5 board certified radiation oncologists, 5 board certified medical physicists, 6 dosimetrists, 12 radiation therapist, 5 chief radiation therapists, and 6 CT technicians. All sites share a single database for ROIS, treatment planning, 2nd check program, and SNC SunCHECK. QA tools include, but are not limited to Profiler2, MapCheck2, SNC Routine, and 3D scanning system.
As an integral part of Texas Oncology, you will appreciate the opportunity to corroborate with other network physicists eager to share their expertise. Texas Oncology provides many vendor webinars, journal club and opportunities to serve on physics' committees. Additionally, the successful candidate will have the potential to working with the current physicist who is set to retire in late July 2021. The overlap will allow the successful candidate to be trained on the Texas Oncology-Midland processes and procedures by a highly qualified and respected physicist.
In addition to the top-notch work environment, you will be based in and enjoy the family-centric Midland area located halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso. An area defined by a small-town friendly atmosphere. Midland has a rich history that boasts a unique blend of working western ranches and a modern economy. The city is home to the International Air & Space Port and the 1-20 Wildlife Preserve and Nature Study Center. Midland offers great food and attractions such as Centennial Park, the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, and is home to the Midland RockHouds, a Double A team affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. Here you can also enjoy hiking, biking, equestrian outings, camping and much more.
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
The essential duties and responsibilities:
Full range of on-site clinical medical physics support.
Occasional on-site or remote physics support for sites within the region.
Determines the need for, specifies, and accesses dosimetric and treatment planning equipment including, but not limited to, measurement instruments to calibrate all treatment equipment and monitoring devices, computerized treatment planning systems, computerized water phantom systems with appropriate ionization chambers and diodes, film densitometry systems, etc.
Advises and consults with physicians to provide advice or direction to technical staff when patients are being planned or treated.
The successful candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:
Master's degree in Medical physics from an accredited college or university.
ABR board certification (or equivalent) or have completed a CAMPEP approved residency, be board eligible and be in the process of obtaining certification by the American Board of Radiology
Eligibility for a Texas license
Minimum of 2 years of experience
Willing to consider an entry- or mid-level candidate with strong clinical background.
A working knowledge of SRS, SBRT, and HDR
Experience with Varian linear accelerators as well as Nucletron/Oncentra
Strong organization and oral / written communication skills
The ability to travel on an occasional, as needed, basis