Saddleback Memorial’s centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women’s health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (Orange County, CA) has consistently been named one of Healthgrades’ America’s 50 Best Hospitals, an achievement gained by just 1% of the nation’s hospitals. It has also been honored among Truven Health Analytics’ Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County’s #1 Best Hospital in the Orange County Register’s Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker’s Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters’ lists of America’s Best Hospitals. Saddleback Memorial’s U.S. News & World Report “high-performance” ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Position Summary: Medical physicists will apply their knowledge of physics to specialized equipment that helps examine, diagnose and treat patients. Assist the Physicians and Radiation Therapist in matters pertaining to the physical aspects of the use of radiation sources/machines in the treatment of patients; responsible for directing, controlling and coordinating the radiation safety program. Will help plan radiation treatments for cancer patients using external radiation beams or internal radioactive sources.
Experience 3-5 years of clinical experience in Radiation Physics and Radiation Safety. Calculate radiation doses utilizing Eclipse and BrachyVision.
Education • High School Diploma. • M.S. in Radiologic Physics • Board Certified, strongly preferred. • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)