Administers and provides leadership to a medical radiation physics section providing oversight, design and consultative services to physicians and staff engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Works under the direction of the physician in charge of the Radiation Oncology Department and the Director/Manager of Radiation Oncology at the Hospitals and Centers. The Chief Physicist is responsible for supervision and leadership of the activities of the radiation physics function and all associated staff which provides consultative support in medical physics to Physicians, and determines optimal clinical use of radiation generated by a variety of treatment equipment in the field of diagnostic radiology, radiation therapy, and nuclear medicine. This position is also accountable for directing all radiation safety activities involving the use of radioactive sources and x-ray machines, and is responsible for teaching radiation physics to Physicians and technicians at their respective subject matter levels.
An MS or Ph.D. in biophysics or medical physicics, required
Minimum 5 years of experience in the physics of radiation therapy, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine and hospital safety, required
Leadership experience is physics team at multiple sites, prefered
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.