Medical Physicist-Radiation Oncology
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 10, 2021
University of Colorado Health is seeking applicants for a full time
physicist to join our dynamic team at Memorial Hospital in Colorado
Springs. A national leader in health care and life sciences, the
University of Colorado Health system is a partnership combining
Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs, Denver metro-based
University of Colorado Hospital and Highlands Ranch Hospital, and
Poudre Valley Health System in Fort Collins. Implements and
monitors a radiation safety program to protect patients, personnel,
and the public from unsafe radiation exposure.
Applicants should be board certified (or board eligible) and
demonstrate excellent critical thinking, communication, and
collaboration with all teams members. Knowledge and experience with
programming is desirable but not mandatory. The successful
candidate would join a team of two other physicists, three
dosimetrists, four radiation oncologists, and seven therapists who
aim to deliver the best care possible to patients through a culture
of safety, teamwork, and clinical and technical advancement.
Department of Radiation Oncology at Memorial Hospital functions as
a tightly knit team, serving both Memorial Hospital Central and
Memorial Hospital North in Colorado Springs. The Department
strongly values interpersonal communication within a positive
department culture. The current staff support active external beam,
SBRT, SRS, HDR, and IORT programs. Current equipment includes ARIA,
Eclipse, Velocity, TrueBeam (both 120 and HD-MLC) with Vision RT,
Siemens CT, Nucletron HDR afterloader, and a XOFT electronic
Memorial's oncology service line has been experiencing 15-20% year
over year growth due to expansion of surgical specialties and
population growth. Memorial attracts talented radiation
oncologists, medical physicists, oncologic specialists and runs
seven site-specific tumor boards. Located a short drive from
Denver, Colorado Springs was named the #3 "Best Place to Live" in
America by U.S. News and World Reports in 2019, and boasts > 300
days of sunshine per year with outstanding access to world class
outdoor recreation, snow-capped mountains, and beautiful lakes and
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
- Qualified Medical Physicist
- Minimum Required Education: Master's degree in in Medical
Physics, Physics, Radiation Biology or related field.
- Required Licensure/Certification: Relevant certification as
determined at position level.
- Minimum Experience: Completed residency.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
The pay range for this position is: $76.17- $114.26 / hour.
Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
At UCHealth, we do things differently
We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of
every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the
extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest
and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the
commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients
and their families. We foster a true human connection and give
people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at
UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent,
integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for
individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is
ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is
easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can
find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,
we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a
meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.
Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and
perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer,
UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on
valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in
any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be
discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed,
color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental
or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity,
transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth
does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a
disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act
and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an
undue hardship on the organization.
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