Oversees the use of radiation in diagnostic imaging and/or radiation oncology for the facility system to ensure safety and
compliance with professional accreditations as well as state and federal requirements. Helps install printers, computers, and
other technology related to the clinic (i.e., CT, simulation, setups, fabricate materials). Utilizes knowledge of physics and
technology as a resource when consulting with physicians. Possesses an understanding of radiological fields.
Perform complex calculations as part of the analysis and evaluation of data, using computers.
Design computer simulations to model physical data so that it can be better understood.
Direct testing and monitoring of contamination of radioactive equipment, and recording or personnel and plant area
radiation exposure data.
Conduct application evaluations and analyze results to determine commercial, industrial, scientific, medical,
military, or other uses for electro-optical devises.
Develop standards of permissible concentrations of radioisotopes in liquids and gases.
Effectively performs the technical job aspects, continuously building knowledge and keeping up-to-date on technical
and procedural job components.
Applies imaging tools and technologies for diagnostic purposes.
Demonstrates ethical values when assessing radiology imaging operations.
Interprets and responds to error messages.
Applies experience to developing and executing multiple consulting assignments. Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-relatedtopics.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Master’s degree in physics, biophysics, medical physics or radiological physics.
- Two years’ experience working in diagnostic radiology/nuclear medicine department responsible for equipment testing and quality control/quality assurance preferred.
Board certified required. If not certified, the new hire has five years from time of hire to
For a physicist in diagnostic radiology, acceptable certifications are: the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Physics, Diagnostic Medical Physics, or Diagnostic Radiologic Physics, American Board of Medical Physics, Canadian College of Physicist in Medicine or
related certification board.
For a physicist in radiation oncology, acceptable certifications are: the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Physics, Therapeutic Medical Physics, or Therapeutic Radiologic