The Chief Physicist working in the Radiation Physics Unit under the general supervision of the Director of Medical Imaging. Plans, directs and coordinates activities of the staff of physicists and radiation safety technologist involved in the application of radiation physics to diagnosis (Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, CT, mammography, Cardiac Cath, Endoscopy, OR, etc.) throughout all Lifespan affiliated Hospitals. In addition oversee the organization wide Radiation Safety Program at all Lifespan Hospitals. Directs quality assurance and radiation safety programs to assure maximum benefit from radiation procedures to patients with minimum hazard to patients, staff and other hospital personnel. Directs research, teaching and hospital service activities of the Medical Physics staff.
Completion of a Doctorate degree in Physics, preferable Medical Physics. Advanced knowledge and expertise in the field of medical radiation physics. Member of the AAPM, certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and be licensed by the State of Rhode Island. supervisory and managerial abilities to direct work of subordinates, coordinate medical radiation physics services to the hospital and to prepare budget. Interpersonal skills to consult with and advise staff and others, and to teach at all levels, from undergraduate through post-doctoral.
Five years experience to include clinical medical physics, equipment calibration and acceptance testing, maintaining a radiation protection program, storage and handling of radioactive materials, education and medical physic supervision.
Lifespan - 23 months ago