The Medical Physicist Assistant (MPA) performs tasks in support of the Medical Physicists in the Division of Radiation Physics within the Department of Radiation Medicine. The general responsibility of the MPA includes performing patient specific quality assurance (QA) at night when machines are not in use. Responsibilities include:
Performs patient specific QA measurements following established procedures (to include operation of the treatment planning system and linear accelerator)
Performs readout of in-vivo dosimetry measurements using OSLD
Enrolled in or on vacation from or is otherwise registered in a Graduate Program (minimum 4.5 credit hours)
Minimum one year of education in medical physics program
Skill in collecting, organizing and analyzing data
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems
Possesses an understanding of clinical radiation therapy, clinical physics and/or dosimetry
Ability to work flexible hours as needed, especially late night shifts to conduct patient specific quality assurance
Ability to manage time and prioritize work flow
Excellent computer skills relating to operational software systems/networking
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