Medical Physicist PRN1

SCL Health
Denver, CO
Post Date:
May 10, 2022
Job Status:





You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Medical Physicist.




You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.




Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.








Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence  Magnet designation  by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.




Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.








Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.




Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.




Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.




As a Medical Physicist you need to know how to:



  • Perform, document, and provide documentation of calibration, maintenance, compliance testing, and quality control and performance evaluations on all Radiation Oncology equipment, according to State, Federal, and JCAHO regulations to insure licensure is maintained.
  • Collaborate, advise, perform, and supervise treatment planning and dosimetry. Verify all prescription calculations and notify physician of any discrepancies.
  • Review, change, and write policy and procedures periodically and formally review on a yearly basis. Observe established policies and procedures regarding department and hospital guidelines, quality control, radiation safety, environmental and infection control.
  • Provide staff with in service and continuing education lectures relating to radiation safety and the implementation of new techniques or procedures and functions as a resource person.
  • Generate treatment plans utilizing computer isodose plans or manual calculations which achieve optimum tumor volume coverage as outlined in the physicians prescriptions and perform specific dose calculations on individual patients upon request.
  • May perform as the facility Radiation Safety Officer.
  • Supervise all aspects of brachytherapy.
  • Promote mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.





Your experience.




We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:



  • Ph. D. or Masters Degree in Medical Physics or DMP Degree required.
  • Board eligible by Therapeutic Medical Physics required. Licensure in the state of practice as required. For care sites in Colorado  provisional RMP/QI/QE(t) required.
  • Five (5) years of experience in Medical Physics preferred.



Your next move.




Now that you know more about being a Medical Physicist on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.








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