Diagnostic Medical Physicist
A healthcare system in Georgia is currently seeking a Diagnostic Medical Physicist to join their team on a permanent full-time basis.
Diagnostic Medical Physicist's Duties
- The first responsibility of the medical physicist is to the patient, to ensure that the programs are in place to facilitate the production of quality diagnostic images consistent with the available technology and which optimize safety (including radiation, mechanical, and electrical) for the patient.
- The Diagnostic Imaging Physicist works independently, using scientific methods to provide both physics and technical support.
- Evaluates exam protocols and diagnostic imaging equipment to ensure performance to the specification established by the FDA for accurate measurement and safe delivery of radiation doses.
- The Diagnostic Imaging physicist also assists with all aspects of research and development in medical imaging and works to optimize diagnostic images while maintaining patient radiation, SAR, or acoustic sound exposure levels that are as low as reasonably achievable.
- Acts as a resource and provides technical support to Physicians and Technicians in the understanding of CT, MRI, including MRI, MRS, and MRE.
Diagnostic Medical Physicist Requirements
- Masters degree in Medical Physics or a related field such as physics.
- ABR Certification in Diagnostics.
- Competency in all imaging modalities.
- Two years experience in a clinical position in a department of Radiology required.
- The Ideal candidate will have strong experience in Mammo as well as Nuclear Medicine
- Should be able to assist with RSO and other duties as needed.
- Knowledgeable in all clinical activities of diagnostic medical physics, including clinical applications, protocol development, machine QA, surveys, patient dosimetry, and shielding designs.
- Must be knowledgeable of computer processes and have an understanding of the programming involved.
- Must have strong skills in the physics of medical imaging and in problem-solving.
- Working knowledge of radiation measurements, diagnostic test equipment, and procedures, as well as routine imaging protocol assessment.
- Must have a good understanding of the clinical manifestations of diagnostic imaging equipment problems and be able to analyze data and draw appropriate conclusions.
- Expected to work independently and prioritize work.
- Must have superior interpersonal skills and team working abilities.
- Demonstrated effective critical thinking skills.
This facility offers competitive employee compensation and benefits package and a team-oriented work environment with state-of-the-art equipment & technology.
If you are interested in this great job opportunity, please apply now or contact us for more information.