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Resident Physicist

Company: Kaiser
Location: Placentia
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Kaiser Permanente - Southern California Permanente Medical Group has 1 opening for the Medical Physics Residency Program in Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine. The expected start date is July 2023. The residency program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP).The program provides structured training and progress assessment in all aspects of clinical medical physics in diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine, with direct supervision by the medical physics faculty. Training occurs in 15 regional hospitals and affiliated medical offices across Southern California. The curriculum provides comprehensive, mentored, hands-on experience, and progressive responsibility providing the opportunity to work towards becoming fully independent upon completion of the program. The medical physics resident will be expected to work in this training position for 3 years. -Essential Responsibilities:

  • Under supervision, performs acceptance testing on all types of radiological imaging equipment to meet new equipment specifications and baseline image quality assurance metrics.
  • Under supervision, performs radiation dosimetry calculations and computerized data analysis.
  • Under supervision, performs equipment surveys including State of California, American College of Radiology (ACR) and Joint Commission required testing of diagnostic modalities such as radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, CT, ultrasound, MRI and nuclear medicine equipment.
  • Support clinical medical physics of diagnostic imaging modalities to maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements.
  • Assist with clinical support as well as health system staff training and education.
  • Assist with administrative efforts with regards to inspections and regulations.
  • Fulfill duties as assigned, including proper and complete documentation of clinical projects and clinical rotations.Basic Qualifications:Experience
  • N/AEducation
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in medical physics, physics, engineering or a closely related discipline.License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A
    Additional Requirements:
  • Candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, basic knowledge in radiation physics, and a strong interest in working with a multidisciplinary medical team.
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred candidates should have a degree from CAMPEP accredited Medical Physics graduate program, or have completed all the CAMPEP required didactic coursework.PrimaryLocation : California,Pasadena,199 S. Los RoblesHoursPerWeek : 40Shift : DayWorkdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, FriWorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AMWorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PMJob Schedule : Full-timeJob Type : StandardEmployee Status : RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-SCAL-01-NUE-Non Union EmployeeJob Level : Individual ContributorJob Category : Imaging & RadiologyDepartment : 199 S LOS ROBLES - Imaging Solution Design - 0806Travel : Yes, 50 % of the TimeKaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser, Apple Valley , Resident Physicist, Other , Placentia, California

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