Medical Physicist  
Sunnybrook Research Institute
Toronto, ON, Canada
13d ago

Posted : 03 / 27 / 2018 9 : 55 : 23 AM

We currently have an opportunity for a Temporary Full Time Medical Physicist in the Department of Medical Physics located at the Bayview Campus.

Summary of Duties

The Medical Physics Department at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre / Odette Cancer Centre (OCC) in Toronto, Ontario, has an opening for a temporary full-

time medical physicist. The OCC is a comprehensive cancer centre and the sixth largest cancer program in North America. The OCC provides outstanding patient care, research, and teaching.

The centre treats about 6000 new patients per year. The Radiation Treatment Program has thirteen state-of-the-art linear accelerators, including an MR-

  • linac; a dedicated MR-guided brachytherapy suite that houses extensive programs in both HDR and LDR brachytherapy; an orthovoltage unit;
  • and a GammaKnife. Planning equipment includes three CT simulators; a PET / CT simulator; 1.5 T and 3 T MR simulators; and a software environment that includes Pinnacle, Mim, Oncentra, Variseed, and Monaco.

    There are multi-disciplinary programs in image-guided brachytherapy, SABR, SRS / SRT, IGRT, ultrasound, optical imaging, PET / CT, 4DCT, adaptive radiotherapy, gating, MRI, and nanoparticle radiosensitization.

    The medical physics department comprises twenty-one medical physicists, five physics associates, four machine shop technologists, five electronics technologists, and four physics IT personnel.

  • The Department of Medical Physics seeks a qualified medical physicist in radiation oncology. Clinical duties include : acceptance and commissioning of equipment;
  • development & implementation of new techniques and technologies; physics support for external beam and brachytherapy procedures;
  • consultation with radiation therapists and physicians; quality improvement; and participation in clinical site teams.

    Qualifications / Skills

    Candidates must be eligible for certification as a qualified medical physicist in Canada. The preferred candidate will have a graduate degree in medical physics or a related field and research experience.

    Candidates must have excellent communication skills and be willing to work as part of a large multidisciplinary team. Medical physicists who excel in clinical operations, quality improvement, research, and teaching are encouraged to apply.

    This is an excellent opportunity to work at a large academic centre as part of a team of diverse professionals who share patient-

    centered goals. Toronto is the most multiculturally diverse city in the world, and is a centre for commerce, arts, academia and information technology.

    Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, in one document, quoting file 180883 to :

    Human Resources

    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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