Diagnostic Medical Physicist, Senior-Part-time

 
Position: Diagnostic Medical Physicist, Senior-Part-time

Job ID: 149680

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: RADIATION SAFETY OFFICE

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Part-time 8a-5p (20 hours per week)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Diagnostic Medical Physicist - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll serve as one of the system subject matter experts in diagnostic medical physics. You will assist with the quality assurance and development of imaging technologies for radiological physics and the evaluation of new imagining modalities that are under consideration, as well as address issues related to specifications, acceptance testing, and regulatory standards.

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Responsibilities :

Design, develop, evaluate, and supervise a comprehensive quality control program for the use of ionizing radiation in the hospital system, which can include reviewing, testing, certifying, and accepting all patient imaging-related equipment
• Oversee all technical aspects of the American College of Radiology accreditation process, including training technologists for ACR QC/QA phantom testing, monitoring, and maintaining routine QA data
• Act as one of the principal technical resources to departmental, campus, and system management on medical imaging equipment quality and performance
• Collaborate with professional committees on assignments, participate in professional training, and mentor employees
• Serve as a member of various committees such as the Radiation Safety committee, the CT Protocol, and the Fluroscopy Protocol committee, where you will consult with radiologists, technologists, managers, and other providers as needed
• Prepare reports and other scientific or technical documentation, including publishing and revising the campus and system Radiation Safety Manual as appropriate, and measure the performance of medical imaging equipment accurately
• Serve as a delegated representative of senior leadership to system-wide, local government, state, and federal levels of authority in matters related to campus and system environment, health, safety, and individual field of expertise when other leaders are unable to serve
• Serve as an alternate member of the Command Center, which is maintained through the Emergency Preparedness program, in the event that another leader is unavailable
• Contribute to a team-oriented work environment that ensures interdependence and cooperation



Qualifications:

Master’s degree in physics, electrical, or biomedical engineering, or computational/computer science, medical physics, or a related field
• LMP-DRP license required
• 2 years’ experience in medical physics
• Expert understanding of diagnostic medical physics and a strong knowledge of all diagnostic medical physics branches



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