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Title:  Instructor (Diagnostic Medical Physicist)

Division:  Radiology
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  6789

Summary

The Department of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a Board Certified Diagnostic Medical Physicist to join the Radiology Physics group. salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Facilities:
The BCM Radiology department has a fully digital equipment inventory with state of-the-art imaging capabilities at two large Sister Hospitals in Houston as well as large Radiology Residency Program. Baylor College of Medicine and the other related institutions are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers. Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Duties

As a member of the Division of Diagnostic Medical Physics, clinical responsibilities include pre-purchase review and acceptance testing of new equipment, annual performance testing of existing equipment; room shielding design and shielding surveys for new and modified facilities; patient dose estimation; participation in ACR accreditations of CT scanners, diagnostic and breast ultrasound and mammography facilities; dose management and review of imaging protocols; quality control of imaging equipment and determination of delivered dose; development and direction of quality assurance and safety programs and compliance with applicable federal and state regulations; consultation regarding radiation dose and risk in medical imaging.


Participation in the Radiology Residents' physics teaching program and other departmental training and education efforts may be required. It is expected that the successful candidate will work with clinical radiologists and technologists in quality improvement projects.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. or Master's Degree in Medical Physics with Certification in Diagnostic Medical Physics from the American Board of Radiology (ABR) or The American Board of Medical Physics. A Medical Physicist License from the State of Texas Medical Board will also be required but if needed it can be readily obtained with your credentials.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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