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Job Title:
Medical Physicist- FT

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

                                                                                   Ref# 19PIP001

                                                                  1 ‑ Full Time ‑ Medical Physicist

                                                                                Medical Physics


TBRHSC is inviting applications for a full‑time permanent position for a Medical Physicist. The radiation program at

RCCNW has two state‑of‑the‑art linear accelerators (Elekta Infinity) and a high dose rate brachytherapy (HDRB) unit

(Elekta Flexitron). Planning equipment includes a wide‑bore Somatom CT simulator (Siemens) and a Gemini TF

PET/CT (Philips). Simulation is performed using MonacoSim (Elekta) and Monaco (Elekta) is the principal planning

system. The HDRB planning system is Oncentra (Elekta). The medical physics department includes 4 physicists, 2

physics associates, a physics assistant, and a machinist. The department maintains an academic profile with

Lakehead University and supports a CAMPEP accredited residency program under the auspices of the Northern

Ontario School of Medicine and in partnership with the radiation treatment program of Health Sciences North in



The focus of this position is medical physics as applied to radiation oncology. The successful candidate will be

assigned clinical duties which may include: acceptance and commissioning of equipment, quality assurance,

treatment chart checking, physics support for both external beam and brachytherapy procedures, consultation with

treatment planners and radiation oncologists, physics support for new technique and protocol development, and

education of other staff. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in medical physics and

radiation oncology research, seek an academic appointment at Lakehead University and/or the Northern Ontario

School of Medicine, and actively support the residency program.



*  A Ph.D. (which is preferred) or M.Sc. in medical physics or related discipline from a recognized university.

*  Membership in the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine with a preferred subspecialty of Radiation Oncology

Physics, or equivalent credential.

*  A minimum two years experience in a clinical radiation oncology environment is preferred.

*  Demonstrated interest and activity in academics and research.

*  Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff in a multidisciplinary health care




Salary Range:  $ 63.105- $82.549



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Criminal Records Check (CRC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.

The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this



We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout

the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and

encourage bilingual candidates to apply.



If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified



Interested applicants should submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than 1630

hours on Monday, June 24, 2019.

Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our




Posted:  May 13, 2019