Senior Medical Physicist

Location Cork
Job-type Permanent
Salary Competitive
Reference TTM00057
Senior Medical Physicist, required by TTM Healthcare, on behalf of a world class cancer centre, based in Cork.  

As Senior Medical Physicist, you will conducting all aspects of Radiation Oncology physics, including equipment calibration and commissioning, clinical support, maintenance of appropriate quality assurance for equipment and treatment delivery, compliance with radiation safety and licensing issues.
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsibility for the systematic measurement, documentation, and assurance of the physical and dosimetric aspects of all radioactive sources/radiation producing equipment used in Radiation Oncology
  • Performing acceptance testing and commissioning of all treatment-related equipment under supervision
  • Supporting the Chief Medical Physicist in all periodic servicing and Preventative Maintenance Inspections of all radiation producing equipment and treatment planning systems
  • Maintaining a comprehensive quality assurance program that ensures patients are provided tumor localization, radiation treatment, and dose distributions as prescribed
  • Responsibility for the development of treatment plans, acquisition and storage of data for treatment plans, calculation of dose distributions and machine settings for treatment
  • Providing consultation to the Radiation Oncologist on the physical and radiobiological aspect of treatment and translating the desired treatment plan into a set of instructions for radiation therapists to execute
This is a full-time, permanent post.  
Key Requirements:
  • PhD or MSc from an accredited program in Medical Physics or related field
  • Experience with 3-D conformal radiotherapy, brachytherapy and treatment planning systems is required, and radiosurgery and IMRT/VMAT essential
  • Experience and knowledge of calibration of linear accelerators and periodical quality assurance
  • Awareness/sensitivity towards patient needs
Apply using the Apply link or contact Robyn on 01 513 4908 to discuss further.

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.