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AdventHealth Chief Medical Physicist in Hinsdale, Illinois



All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One for FT/PT positions

  • Paid Days Off from Day One for FT/PT positions

  • Student Loan Repayment Program for FT/PT positions

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift : Days

Location: AdventHealth Cancer Institute Hinsdale

The role you’ll contribute:

Participates in the quality care of our patients by providing medical physics services at or above the State and Federal requirements as well as meeting any national standards of care in radiation oncology. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful of all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Provides clinical supervision of the clinical staff to include the medical physics staff (physicists and dosimetrists).

  • May assist the Administrative and Medical Director in maintaining an efficient and effective clinical operation.

  • Participates in the specification, selection, service contracts and acceptance of machines, accessories and support equipment necessary to deliver radiation therapy.

  • Oversees the implementation of all aspects of the physics quality management programs and, as needed, participates in the physics' quality assurance program for all radiation producing and supporting equipment.

  • Supports the Radiation Safety group in implementing and maintaining the departmental radiation safety program, including compliance with all regulating and certifying agencies, staff training support and supervision of source ordering, handling, waste removal and disposal. Maintains a quality program that meets or exceeds Departmental of Health Radiation Control regulations.

  • Actively participates in developing of new sites, remodeling of existing sites, developing and evaluating shielding designs, clinical treatment programs and technologies.

  • Has clinical oversight of the therapists through the operational leader to ensure all the clinical sites are maintaining a consistent treatment procedure, quality assurance program and equipment.

  • Actively directs the linear accelerator maintenance program through the service engineers.

  • Performs dosimetric calculations for external beam, brachytherapy and radiopharmaceutical therapy as needed.

  • Provides medical physics consultation to physicians, staff and patients as needed, including radiation safety for patients and family

  • Provides clinical guidance of dosimetrists and medical physicists and completes their annual evaluations.

  • Provides physics coverage of other Hospital locations as needed.

  • Reviews all required weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually performance testing on equipment.

  • Reviews the quality assurance of linear accelerators, simulators, HDR units and any other radiation therapy treatment device.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Bachelors Degree and five years of experience required

  • Three or more years of Leadership experience required

  • Five years post board certification related work experience preferred

  • Current active State licensure in Therapeutic Medical Physics preferred

  • Current certification by the American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physics in Therapeutic Medical Physics preferred

  • PHD in Medical Physics preferred

  • Three or more years of radiation oncology leadership experience preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Cancer Institute

Organization: UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Hinsdale

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: Hinsdale

Req ID: 23007081

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.