JOB TITLE: Director of Physics, Radiology Oncology
LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center Hospital
DEPARTMENT: Radiology Oncology
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Directs the Geisinger Health System Radiation Oncology Physics department and dosimetry departments. Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the activities of Radiation Oncology physics and dosimetry services, across the system for effective and efficient operation. Responsible for Radiation Oncology compliance with directives, policies, and objectives of the Geisinger Health System. Responsible for compliance with governing documents and all the applicable laws and regulations. Reports directly to the radiation oncology medical director and works closely with the AVP.
Ensures regulatory compliance in radiation oncology operations throughout the Geisinger Health System through a program of auditing and oversight for all locations where radiation treatments are delivered and radiation sources are used. Maintains current inventories of applicable regulations, guidelines, licenses, and standards of practice, and all proposed change to same. Interfaces with regulatory agencies to achieve desired outcomes. Works collaboratively with the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), is an active member of the Radiation Safety Committee.
Provides and/or supervises the functioning and activities on matters including physics, dosimetry, calibration, treatment planning and safety equipment. Maintains equipment and regulatory records, and bills for services. Provides education to Radiation Oncology staff and meets the qualifications to provide care to patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Geisinger in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Requires knowledge of radiation therapy physics as well as regulatory and accrediting
agencies. PhD in Medical Physics or an applied Radiological field of study required. Prior management experience required.
Certified by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics in
Therapeutic Radiological Physics and maintenance of certification.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Successful completion of an approved medical terminology course within twelve months of employment, if made available, required.
Experience in dealing with support services (i.e. information systems, finance, credentialing and health care providers) preferred.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Work is typically performed in an office environment.
Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) is the health insurance component of Geisinger and serves over 460,000 members in Pennsylvania. Begun in 1985, GHP provides high quality, affordable health-care benefits for businesses of all sizes, individuals and families, and Medicare beneficiaries.
About Geisinger: Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
Internal Number: 63964
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.