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  •  Spartanburg, SC
  •  Spartanburg Medical Center
  •  Radiation Oncology
  •  Full-Time - Days - 8:00AM-4:30PM
  •  Professional/Technical
  •  Job Grade E19
  • Req #: 47236

Position Summary
Ensuring accurate treatment of patients is one responsibility of medical physicists. Frequently, medical physicist collaborates with radiation oncology physicians to determine plans for radiation treatments for patients. During treatments, a medical physicist might be consulted to solve physiological problems, such as the patient’s metabolism, and how this might relate to patient’s condition and overall treatment plan. Physicists also ensure the proper functioning of the Linear Accelerators on a day-to-day basis. Medical physicists also spend considerable time working toward improving equipment and treatments for cancer patients. They look at the role computers and technologies have in treating patients and how improving technology can help with imaging for improved diagnosis of conditions. Medical physicists also look at the biological function of the body working with this information and technological advances to discover advances to discover new treatments or improve treatments already in use.
Minimum Requirements
  • MS in Medical Physics or related Physics Field
  •  Completion of residency program or 1-year clinical work
  • ABR
  • Continuing Education as required by the AAPM
  • Continuing Education as required by the ABMP
  • Member AAMD
Preferred Requirements
Preferred Education
  • PhD in Medical Physics or related Physics Field
Preferred Experience
  •  3 years clinical practice
Preferred License/Registration/Certifications
  • ABMP
Core Job Responsibilities
  • Must be able to withstand the stress and demands of an active position
  • Must be able to withstand many long hours of standing, Walking, stooping, bending and sitting
  • Must be able to lift or move patients and equipment as needed
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Manual dexterity, good eye-hand coordination and adequate vision needed in daily operation of high-tech equipment
  • Must be able to respond calmly and efficiently in a crisis
  •  Must be able to lead and direct work of others to insure organization and accuracy in all areas
  • Must be able work as team member with peers, departmental staff, as well as other hospital staff
  •  Work independently and be on call after hours as assigned
Additional Information
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) offers a full spectrum of services through six hospital campuses: Spartanburg Medical Center, Spartanburg Medical Center — Mary Black Campus, Pelham Medical Center, Cherokee Medical Center, Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care and Union Medical Center. SRHS also includes Ellen Sagar Nursing Center and Woodruff Manor. SRHS provides unparalleled cancer care through Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute, with locations in Spartanburg, Greer, Union and Gaffney. The multidisciplinary Medical Group of the Carolinas has more than 600 physicians across Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina. SRHS employs more than 9,000 associates and offers outpatient surgery centers and a Level I Trauma Center.

Founded on Aug. 29, 1921, as Spartanburg General Hospital, Spartanburg Regional celebrates over 100 years of excellence.