Medical Physicist

Job Summary

The Windsor Regional Cancer Program (WRCP) at Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) is seeking applications for a permanent full time Medical Physicist. Reporting to the Head of Medical Physics within the Radiation Oncology Program, the Medical Physicist is responsible for supplying specialized scientific expertise to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre through the application of physics to medicine. Physicists are engaged in clinical service, education and research. The incumbent maintains goals, policies and standards of performance according to policy. The Physicist is responsible for participation in departmental, hospital and educational activities, which are supportive of professional and corporate objectives. The Medical Physicist is responsible for delivery of service consistent with the vision and values of the hospital and the standards of relevant professional organizations. The incumbent must comply with the Occupational Health and Safety standards for the hospital and is proactive in promoting a safe work environment.

The Windsor Regional Cancer Program (WRCP) serves the people within the Erie-St.Clair Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). Current clinical resources in the Radiation Oncology Program include three Varian iX linear accelerators, Xstrahl orthovoltage X-ray unit, GE LightSpeed RT and Optima RT580 CT-Sims. WRH’s brachytherapy program utilizes a Varian GammaMed Plus iX HDR remoter afterloader for gyne and prostate treatments. Permanent I-125 seed implantation is also part of our clinical brachytherapy service. Advanced treatment planning systems are in clinical use including Eclipse, Brachyvision and Variseed. A GE Signa 1.5T MRI has been installed within the Department of Radiation Oncology dedicated specifically for oncology patients. Both the MR and CT-Sim projects were funded 100% through the hard work and dedication of the Windsor and Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation (WECCCF).

Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum successful completion of a CAMPEP accredited residency program in medical physics ~ required;
  • Board certified by the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine (CCPM) or equivalent credential (DABR, DABMP, etc.) ~ preferred;
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team;
  • Commitment to standards of excellence and the concept of accountability;
  • Commitment to and participation in Quality Enhancement activities;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and initiative;
  • General good health and a level of fitness appropriate to the demands of the position
  • French language proficiency an asset
The successful candidate will join an energetic, progressive and clinically focused Medical Physics team consisting of a Senior Physicist, four physicists, a physics assistant, four treatment planners and two accelerator technologists. Applications are invited from all qualified candidates. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements. We thank all those who apply; however, only candidates chosen for interview will be contacted.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We thank all applicants in advance for their interests, however only those under consideration will be contacted.
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