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Director of Medical Physics – Proton, Miami Cancer Institute, FT, Days

Job: Corporate
Facility: Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health,
Primary Location: Miami
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 86757

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About Baptist Health South Florida:

About Baptist Health South Florida:

Baptist Health South Florida is once again one of the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For! This is the 19th time Baptist Health has been recognized on the list. We have also been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News & World Reports in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals and have been honored as one of PEOPLE’s 2019 50 Companies that Care by PEOPLE magazine and Great Place to Work.

Baptist Health South Florida is the region’s largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 23,000 employees working across 11 hospital campuses and more than 100 outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. In 2016 we welcomed the newest weapon in the fight against cancer, the world-class Miami Cancer Institute and proton therapy center.

Everything we do at Baptist Health, we do to the best of our ability. That includes supporting our team with extensive training programs, millions of dollars in tuition assistance, comprehensive benefits and more. Working within our award-winning culture means getting the respect and support you need to do your best work ever. Find out why this is the best place to be your best!

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Chief Physicist, the Director of Physics-Proton will manage a diverse team of professionals to ensure the highest level of precision, safety, and efficiency of modern proton delivery technology and techniques used to treat patients with cancer. The role requires an individual to lead a team of Board-certified medical physicists in overseeing the day-to-day technical operations of three PBS dedicated proton gantries at MCI. The role provides the opportunity to collaborate with and participate in the Department’s growing research group with interests in clinical research, motion management and machine/patient specific proton delivery QA.

 

Specifically, the successful candidate will oversee clinical medical physics coverage in the department; including, but not limited to, ensuring regular and adequate routine clinical physics coverage, and oversight of activities related to commissioning, upgrade, repair, acceptance testing, monthly and annual QA of treatment equipment in our proton center. The Director will also lead or participate in development, validation, and enhancement technical projects in the Department – delegating to staff, managing project timeline and resources, and collaborating with other role groups, as appropriate. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to mentor, guide and empower team members to excel by encouraging professional development and continuous growth. The candidate should have an established track record of finding innovative solutions to clinical problems as well as being an effective communicator and working collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams. The candidate will also receive an academic appointment at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU), commensurate with clinical expertise, achievements in research and teaching activities.

Qualifications:

PhD in Medical physics or related field from an accredited College or University. Active Florida Medical Physics License required. Current certification in field by American Board of Radiology.  10 years of experience in radiation physics, including 5 years of management experience, preferably in a large radiation physics program with multiple machine modalities and services. Minimum required experience: 10 years

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