• Diagnostic Medical Physicist

    Region
    Portland Metro Area
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
    Req ID
    4312
  • Overview

    Northwest Permanente, P.C. is currently seeking a Board Certified Diagnostic Medical Physicist to join our growing medical group.  Northwest Permanente, P.C. is a self-governed (physician led), multi-specialty group of over 1500 physicians, surgeons, and clinicians, caring for over 600,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Kaiser Permanente is one of the nation's pre-eminent health care systems, a benchmark for comprehensive, integrated and high-quality care.

     

    At Northwest Permanente, P.C., professionals in all disciplines will discover opportunities to forge their own unique career paths in an innovative and collaborative professional community.

     

    Collaborative Care

    Our team members take great pride in providing excellent, patient-centered care. This is why we strive to reciprocate their efforts by offering them the meaningful work, team-based care, and personal recognition that help create the best possible work experience.

     

    Excellent Opportunities

    When you choose a career with us, you are also afforded a variety of opportunities to grow or hone your skills set. We offer leadership, research, and teaching opportunities, as well as new physician mentorship programs, cross-specialty collaboration, career growth and stability. In addition, we provide highly competitive compensation and benefits, and award-winning health and wellness programs for physicians, staff, and their families.

     

    Innovating Medical Care

    When you join our remarkable team of physicians, surgeons, clinicians, administrative professionals, researchers, and educators, you will find a place where you can be proud to build your career and make your unique contribution to the medical world.

     

    At Northwest Permanente, P.C., we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Northwest Permanente, P.C. believes that diversity, inclusion, and equity among our employees is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

    Responsibilities

    RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Perform equipment evaluations and annual medical physics surveys for all types of radiographic, fluoroscopic, cone-beam CT, breast imaging, stereotactic breast biopsy, ultrasound, CT, MRI, SPECT, PET-CT, and SPECT-CT imaging systems.
    • Perform quality assurance surveys and equipment evaluations meeting the requirements of State of Oregon, State of Washington, American College of Radiology (ACR) and Joint Commission.
    • Meet the continuing education requirements for medical physicists for ACR accreditation in mammography, CT, MRI, ultrasound, PET and nuclear medicine.
    • Perform mammography equipment evaluations following service, meeting MQSA requirements.
    • Actively support Regional Radiation Safety Committee, CT protocol optimization, and MR device safety efforts.
    • Provide QA/QC support and equipment evaluations for kVp x-ray imaging systems used in Radiation Therapy.
    • Interact with physicians in a variety of specialties that utilize fluoroscopy.
    • Participate in radiation safety training for physicians, allied health personnel, and others.
    • Support Radioactive Materials License and all aspects of Radiation Safety and function as the radiation expert for the department of Radiology.

     

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Masters Degree or Ph.D. in medical physics or a related field plus 5 years postgraduate degree experience in Diagnostic Medical Physics subspecialty. 
    • Certification by either the American Board of Radiology (ABR) or the American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP) or equivalent professional affiliation.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Masters Degree or Ph.D. in Medical Physics or a related field plus 7 or more years postgraduate degree experience in Diagnostic Medical Physics subspecialty.
    • Certification by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) or equivalent professional affiliation.
    • Radiation Safety Officer or Assistant RSO within past 7 years on Medical Licenses under the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an Agreement State.

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