Physics Assistant

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
April 07 2021
Ref
139022
Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
M ISSION STATEMENT
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public .

SUMMARY

The overall purpose of this position is to provide support in data acquisition and coordination, data transfer, and data curation activities for the Image Guided Cancer Therapy Research Program (IGCTRP) and its many impactful projects. The position will also run pre-developed algorithms with curated data and will contribute to innovative research. This position will serve as a bridge between the clinical and research areas of the IGCTRP and will contribute directly to the clinical translation of research advances.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Research Duties Procures, curates, and transfers imaging, treatment, and outcomes data and records from multiple sources and modalities for IGCTRP research projects. Assists in data analysis and employs pre-developed algorithms for innovative research. Serves as a bridge to help integrate and translate research advances into the clinical setting. Promotes dissemination of research via contributing to authorship on manuscripts, abstracts, and reports.

Clinical Duties Procures, curates, and transfers imaging, clinical treatment, and outcomes data and records from multiple sources and modalities for IGCTRP research projects. Performs searches and image curation from radiation oncology treatment planning system (RayStation), patient record and verify system (Mosaiq), and electronic medical record (EPIC). Assists in the clinical translation of research advances. Interact with clinical staff in multiple departments.

Administrative Duties Contributes to written scientific reports, abstracts, and manuscripts. Maintains comprehensive and clear records of data requests, curation and transfer activities, and data generated.

Other Duties Assigned.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Physical Science.

Preferred Degree: Master's Level Degree

Experience: None

Preferred Experience: Experience in scientific field of Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or Physical Science.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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