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LCI Medical Physics Resident

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 73925
Job Family: Residents/Interns
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Weekdays, during clinic hours; evenings and weekends as appropriate for clinical training
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011036640551-Administration - LCI


Job Description

The Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Physics Residency is recruiting to fill a Clinical Medical Physics Residency position in the Charlotte region based at Atrium Health’s Levine Cancer Institute starting July 2023. This CAMPEP-accredited Residency is a two-year program that emphasizes clinical excellence and professional development in Radiation Oncology Physics. Residents are expected to become an integral part of the Department of Radiation Oncology performing clinical duties while interacting closely with the entire faculty and staff in a collegial manner. Graduating Residents are expected to be well-prepared for a career in clinical Medical Physics. Applicants must have a PhD or MS degree in Medical Physics from a CAMPEP accredited graduate program or have a PhD or MS degree in physics or related field and have completed a CAMPEP accredited certificate program. The benefits of the Residency include professional career training, a competitive salary and benefits package and a professional allowance to support travel and other professional needs. A complete application includes: A) A cover letter that contains a personal statement, B) A curriculum vitae, C) 3 letters of reference, and D) Official graduate education transcripts.  Electronic submission of application material in PDF format is required.


Facility and Equipment

Levine Cancer Institute Radiation Therapy clinics are equipped with Varian treatment planning (Eclipse v16.1), EMR (ARIA 16.1) and Clinac/TrueBeam treatment delivery systems.  One LCI clinic is equipped with RayStation (V11A) TPS, Mosaiq EMR and an Elekta Infinity linear accelerator.  Each clinic is equipped with a CT Simulator (GE/Philips). HDR and LDR (prostate seed implants) are offered at select clinics along with radiopharmaceutical infusions. LCI clinics have active SBRT and SRS programs and employ Surface Image Guidance Technology in most facilities.  MIM Maestro image management software with AI contouring tools is also available. A full complement of QA tools and technologies are available. 


In 2022, Atrium Health broke ground on a new radiation facility where proton therapy, GammaKnife radiotherapy and radiopharmaceutical administration will be offered.


Employer and environment

Atrium Health (formerly Carolinas HealthCare System) is one of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health has more than 900 care locations.  Atrium Health’s Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) provides patients with access to nationally renowned physicians and state-of-the-art treatments at 25 cancer care locations, including 9 radiation therapy centers. LCI was named to US News and World Report’s 2020-21 “Best Hospitals for Cancer Care” list. Wake Forest Baptist Health, based in Winston-Salem, NC, is the academic core of Atrium Health. Residents will spend a one-month rotation in Winston-Salem gaining experience with technology and procedures in the Wake Forest Baptist Health Radiation Oncology Department that are not available in the Charlotte region.


Physical Requirements

This position requires frequent to moderate heavy lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying in excess of 100 pounds. Requires frequent walking, standing, stooping and reaching. Manual dexterity required. Heavy concentration with computers. Environment is climate controlled. Exposure to radiation, chemicals, pathogens and patient body fluids.