The position of Medical Physicist involves a variety of wide ranging responsibilities within Diagnostic Radiology including the evaluation, acceptance testing and annual testing of x-ray equipment, the development and overseeing of quality assurance programs, the education of the medical staff, radiology residents and radiation technologists, regulation and compliance, radiation safety, research and development, interaction with vendors and service personnel (both internal and external) and special projects. Coverage and travel between the alternate sites of care is required. Follows Beaumont philosophy of Patient and Family Centered Care at all times.
Equipment Evaluation and Testing: Evaluating all imaging equipment to maximize image quality, insure patient safety and comply with the requirements of regulatory and accrediting bodies on the state and federal level such as the MDCH, FDA, JCAHO, ACR and others. Working with service personnel to assure and facilitate repairs.
Teaching and Training: Participation and oversight of physics instruction for residency education and the school of radiologic technology is mandated by accrediting agencies. In addition, the physicist is involved with ongoing education of the physicians and staff in technology, safety, compliance, and quality assurance.
Clinical and Quality Assurance: Oversight of existing quality assurance programs (many of which are required by law), development of quality assurance initiatives, and the resolution of issues which might result in sub-optimal diagnostic outcome. Protocol optimization for clinical application.
Research and Development: Stay abreast of developments in imaging in order to facilitate the introduction of innovative technology into the department. Develop strategies for the utilization of innovative technology. Initiation, participation and guidance in research projects which may include medical staff and residents.
Professional Activities: Representing Beaumont on State and National Committees drafting new guidance documents affecting the department. Attendance and participation at professional conferences to
represent the hospital, maintain technological expertise and network with other physicists. Maintaining continuing educational requirements.
Radiation Safety: Act as the Troy hospital representative to the Radiation Safety Committee and act as a Diagnostic Radiology and Molecular Imaging Departmental Radiation Safety Officer Designate. Shielding design. Radiation safety training for new employees and annual training for existing employees in radiation use departments.
Special Projects: As directed by the Chairman of the Radiology Department. (Examples: MR database development and oversight, PACS). Administration. Planning for departmental design.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
A. Education / Training:
· Master's degree in Physics, Medical Physics, or closely related discipline. (These are also required for eligibility for board certification.)
B. Work Experience:
· Minimum of 2 years of professional experience.
· At least one year of full-time radiation safety experience under the supervision of the individual identified as the Radiation Safety Officer on a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) or Agreement State license that authorizes similar type(s) of use(s) of byproduct material is preferred.
· Working knowledge of the NRC, State, FDA, FAA and DOT regulations for radiation safety.
C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:
· Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiological Physics and approval by the State of Michigan for specific imaging modalities. Both of these are required by law for mammography.
· Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiological Physics is required for accreditation by the ACR for MR, CT, Mammography and other modalities.
D. Other Qualifications:
· A high level of communication, writing, computer and mathematical skills, as well as the ability to exercise independent judgment are required for this job.
· The job requires people skills for interacting with patients, physicians, technologists, internal and external support staff, and state and federal regulatory staff.
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