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Medical Physicist Job

Job Number: RIH12473

Job Title: Temporary Medical Physicist

Department: Radiation Oncology - 1013180

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

• MS or PhD degree in physics or medical physics.
• Appropriate Board Certification.
• Qualifications sufficient for a faculty appointment at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University at the faculty rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor.
• Interpersonal skills to teach and supervise students and to interact with other members of the professional and support staffs.
• Knowledge and skills to provide care to patients with consideration of the aging process, human development stages and cultural patterns at each step of the radiotherapy process.


Demonstrated experience working with medical physicists, radiation oncologists and other health care professionals in a Radiation Oncology Department.


Reports directly to Medical Physicist-in-Chief or Associate Chief Medical Physicist, Department of Radiation Oncology, for clinical practice and administrative duties and responsibilities. In collaboration with other professional and support staff: establishes adequate protocols to ensure accurate patient dosimetry; measures and characterizes radiation to determine delivered dose; consults with physicians regarding treatment planning; and develops, maintains and directs radiotherapy and radiosurgery quality assurance programs. Conducts and participates in departmental research and development projects and in teaching activities for residents and students. Division of workload will be approximately 75% clinical, 20% research and teaching and 5% administrative.