Medical Physicist, Radiation Therapy at Aga Khan University Hospital

Medical Physicist, Radiation Therapy at Aga Khan University Hospital

Medical Physicist, Radiation Therapy

Job Purpose

The incumbent will assist in selection, smooth operation and maintenance of all radiation equipment. He/she will be responsible for treatment planning, CT simulation, dose distributions and monitor unit calculations, beam data management and consultation with Oncologists. He/she will also participate in all Quality Assurance tests of equipment to ensure conformance to quality standards, radiation safety and security policies.

Key responsibilities

  • Assist in selection of equipment as per the requirements; prepare specification of the required equipment.
  • Perform acceptance testing and commissioning along with beam data measurements, and validation before clinical use of the machine.
  • Responsible for calibration of all the equipment in Radiation Therapy and overseeing quality assurance in the procedures performed and treatment provided.
  • Periodically perform QA tests of LINAC’s and CT simulator.
  • Special treatment procedures:  Assist in dose calculation formalism and performing special treatment techniques including special Dosimetry and In vivo Dosimetry.
  • Implement and perform TBI and TSET techniques for EBRT patients.
  • Carry out radiation surveys, oversee facility designs and personnel monitoring to ensure conformance to the standards and meeting the regulatory requirement.
  • Participate in research, development and teaching along with other administrative activities.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills required:

  • M.Sc. in Physics/ Medical Physics
  • Appropriate credentials as a Medical Physicist acceptable to the department
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Medical Physicist, preferably in a teaching hospital fully equipped with relevant imaging and radiation therapy modalities, is desirable.
  • Certification with relevant board will be preferable.
  • Strong clinical experience of 3DCRT, IMRT and VMAT treatment planning and delivery.
  • Experience with Modern radiation techniques like SRS/SBRT with appropriate QA will be preferable.
  • Having good understanding and clinical experience of gynecological and interstitial HDR brachytherapy of prostate.
  • Experience of working with Multivendor machines will be additional advantage.
  • Having experience of acceptance and commissioning of a Linear accelerator and CT simulator.
  • Experience in Special treatment procedures like, TBI and TSET.
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Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Aga Khan University Hospital on to apply
Medical Physicist, Radiation Therapy at Aga Khan University Hospital

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