Diagnostic Medical Physicist

 
Position: Diagnostic Medical Physicist

Job ID: 150687

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: RADIATION SAFETY OFFICE

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

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 14,000+ 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 Diagnostic Medical Physicist — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will serve as one of the campus and system subject matter experts in Diagnostic Medical Physics.

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Responsibilities :

• Implements quality control program
• Act as one of the principal technical resources for departmental, campus, and system management of medical imaging equipment quality and performance
• Serves as a member of various committees
• Ensures sound purchasing and site planning decisions, including making sure that site design take into account the shielding requirements
• Prepares reports and other forms of scientific or technical documentation, including publishing and revising the campus and system Radiation Safety Manual as appropriate
• Works on professional committees and assignments, participates in professional training and attends relevant conferences, and mentors or coaches on a formal or informal basis
• Serves as delegated representative of senior leadership to systemwide, local government, state and federal levels of authority in matters related to campus and system environment, health, safety, and individual field of expertise



Qualifications:

Master’s degree in physics, electrical or biomedical engineering, computational or computer science, medical physics, or related field
• Eligible for Diagnostic Medical Physics Certification by American Board of Radiology
• Eligible for Licensed Medical Physicist in Diagnostic Radiation Physics by Texas Department of State Health Services
• 2 years of professional experience in medical physics, preferred
• Expert knowledge/understanding of diagnostic medical physics and strong knowledge of all diagnostic medical physics branches (x-ray, fluoro, CT, US, nuclear medicine, PET)
• Expert knowledge and skill in applying and interpreting applicable regulations and related standards, guidelines and, as appropriate, recommend campus and system policies
• Effectively represent the hospital system to state and federal authorities, and community groups
• Advanced written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills, including dealing with diverse constituencies in a highly dynamic environment
• Advanced analytical skills and ability to organize, prioritize and manage the successful completion of high-level and potentially complex projects within budget and time constraints



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