AKUH Medical Physicist, Radiation Therapy Job

Job Purpose

The incumbent will assist in selection, smooth operation and maintenance of all radiation equipment. He/she will be responsible for treatment planning, CT simulation, dose distributions and monitor unit calculations, beam data management and consultation with Oncologists. He/she will also participate in all Quality Assurance tests of equipment to ensure conformance to quality standards, radiation safety and security policies.

Key responsibilities

  • Assist in selection of equipment as per the requirements; prepare specification of the required equipment.
  • Perform acceptance testing and commissioning along with beam data measurements, and validation before clinical use of the machine.
  • Responsible for calibration of all the equipment in Radiation Therapy and overseeing quality assurance in the procedures performed and treatment provided.
  • Periodically perform QA tests of LINAC’s and CT simulator.
  • Special treatment procedures:  Assist in dose calculation formalism and performing special treatment techniques including special Dosimetry and In vivo Dosimetry.
  • Implement and perform TBI and TSET techniques for EBRT patients.
  • Carry out radiation surveys, oversee facility designs and personnel monitoring to ensure conformance to the standards and meeting the regulatory requirement.
  • Participate in research, development and teaching along with other administrative activities.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills required:

  • M.Sc. in Physics/ Medical Physics
  • Appropriate credentials as a Medical Physicist acceptable to the department
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Medical Physicist, preferably in a teaching hospital fully equipped with relevant imaging and radiation therapy modalities, is desirable.
  • Certification with relevant board will be preferable.
  • Strong clinical experience of 3DCRT, IMRT and VMAT treatment planning and delivery.
  • Experience with Modern radiation techniques like SRS/SBRT with appropriate QA will be preferable.
  • Having good understanding and clinical experience of gynecological and interstitial HDR brachytherapy of prostate.
  • Experience of working with Multivendor machines will be additional advantage.
  • Having experience of acceptance and commissioning of a Linear accelerator and CT simulator.
  • Experience in Special treatment procedures like, TBI and TSET.

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