Medical Physicist

Job Description

Missisauga, Ontario
Trillium Health Partners
www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
2
6 November 2017
Full-time

Title:                         Medical Physicist

Status:                      Full Time (2)

Departemnt:           Medical Physics - The Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre

The Position

The Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre (PRCC) at the Trillium Health Partners Credit Valley Hospital is seeking two full-time Medical Physicists who will work in collaboration with the Medical Physics team to provide clinical support and development. The Credit Valley Hospital is a teaching hospital of University of Toronto, and the Radiation Oncology program is recognized by its high quality, high efficiency and innovations in safety and patient-centered care. You are experienced Medical Physicists who demonstrate passion and innovation for advancing Medical Physics.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking two Medical Physicists to join our dynamic and progressive Cancer Program team.  The Radiation Treatment program of the Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre has 6 radiation treatment suites, 2 CT Simulation suites and 1 Brachytherapy suite. The work flow is a fully integrated electronic program. The Cancer Centre is equipped with 3 Varian TrueBeam linear accelerators (two with HDMLC) and 3 Varian Clinac iX (one will be replaced by TrueBeam earlier next year) with state-of-the art IMRT, IGRT and VMAT (RapidArc) technology.  The 2 CT Simulators are Philips Big Bore Brilliance CT-simulators (one replaced  in 2017). There are 24 Varian Eclipse stations with Citrix access treatment planning.  The Varian ARIA oncology information system provides electronic data for Radiation Oncology. Current clinical programs also include Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Brainlab) and state-of-the-art Brachytherapy suite (Elekta Nucletron, Flexitron afterloader). 

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in clinical, educational, research and development activities of the Medical Physics Department.  Clinical activities include acceptance testing and commissioning of new equipment, quality assurance, clinical treatment planning and delivery development and support.  Physicists at PRCC are active leaders in technical improvement of radiation program. Medical Physics is integrated in the Radiation Treatment program in relation to its clinical, education and research mandate as defined by the mission and objectives of Cancer Care Ontario, PRCC, and Trillium Health Partners.

The Medical Radiation Physics team currently includes 9 physicists, 3 physics associates, 3 engineering technologists, and shared administrative assistant; all of whom report to the Head of Medical Physics.  2 IT computing specialists provide IT support to the program.  An active Medical Physics Residency Program is affiliated with Department of Radiation Oncology CAMPEP program at University of Toronto. 

Qualifications

Graduate degree in Medical Physics, PhD preferred Successful completion of a CAMPEP accredited residency or equivalent Membership in the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine (CCPM) or equivalent – preferred Strong interpersonal and communication skills Satisfactory attendance and performance required

 

Contact

Catia Georgiou
905.848.7580 x 2387
catia.georgiou@thp.ca

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