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AdventHealth Radiation Oncology Physicist in Shawnee, Kansas


Physicist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address:

Santa Fe Building (Cancer Center)

9301 W 74th St, Merriam, KS 66204, Suite 100

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits available Day One

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite childcare center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

Monday – Friday

40 hours a week

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Develops and maintains effective relationships

  • Provides compassionate, helpful, and empathetic care.

  • Introduces self to patient and family consistently.

  • Addresses patient by preferred name.

  • Responds to patient requests with an explanation of intended action, and follows through.

  • Delivers care in a nonjudgmental manner that is sensitive to patient diversity.

  • Verbal and nonverbal communication is congruent.

  • Utilizes L.A.S.T. (Listen, Apologize, Solve, Thank) model

  • Uses independent judgment to resolve most conflicts related to patient care issues.


What You Will Need:

  • Master’s Degree

  • 2 to 5 Years of Position-Related Experience

  • Medical Physicist License

Job Summary:

The Physicist applies the principles and theories of physics to improve medical equipment and technology in order to help diagnose and treat patients. The Physicist is responsible for maintaining all equipment in the department. The Physicist verifies accuracy of all dosimetric plans and provides care for all Oncology patients. The Physicist will also conduct research and experiment in the area of structure and properties of matter, transformation and propagation of energy and the relationships between matter and energy. Develops processes and procedures related to these relationships.

Performs weekly and monthly radiation measurements and yearly calibration on all treatment units. Monitors equipment in Radiation Oncology to ensure it is functioning safely. Maintains regulatory agency records and reports. Analyzes alternative treatment plans, supervises dosimetry treatment planning functions. Implements assessment/treatment and care based on the developmental stages of the patient.

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

Category: Cancer Institute

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Req ID: 22003511

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.