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Medical Physicist

Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: PRN
Job ID: 207308
Date Posted: May 20, 2024

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  • Location: UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central, US:CO:Colorado Springs
  • Department: Radiation Therapy
  • FTE: Per Requet Needed
  • Shift: Days 
  • Pay: $87.21 - $130.82 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience

Implements and monitors a radiation safety program to protect patients, personnel, and the public from unsafe radiation exposure.


  • Provides radiation safety education by presenting lectures, staff training, and consultation to ensure the safe use of medical radiation. Collaborates with dosimetrist and radiation oncologist to develop radiation therapy treatment plans. 
  • Develops and monitors protocols and policies to ensure accurate patient dosimetry. Performs and monitors imaging equipment testing and calibration. 
  • Develops and implements appropriate shielding designs, frequent surveys, and routine exposure monitoring.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors the organization's radiation safety program and ensures the program's compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


  • Master's degree in in Medical Physics, Physics, Radiation Biology or related field.
  • Minimum Experience: Completed residency.
    ADDITIONAL POSITION LEVEL REQUIREMENTS: Board eligible with completion of board certification within 3 years or QMP.

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