Radiological Physics Technician I

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
September 10 2021
Ref
142619
Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Radiological Physics Technician I position is to provide semi-professional service in radiological physics involving a high degree of responsibility in the application of one of the specialized phases of radiological physics procedures such as those involving radioactive isotopes, external beam treatments, and radiation protection.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

OSLD/TLD Reading Process Read OSLD/TLD and enter sessions into RADS database.
Bleach OSLD and file depth dose tables which includes confirming through reading of the OSLD, that the bleaching process has been successful.

OSLD/TLD Sessions Check Process Check OSLD/TLD sessions in preparation for a physicist's review.

Communication with Participating Institutions Communicate with clinical personnel at participating institutions in the IROC Houston QA Center's audit program via phone or email.

Standards and Controls Weekly irradiation of OSLD/TLD Standards and Controls. The entire monitoring process depends on these weekly irradiations.

Shipping and Receiving of Equipment Ship and receive equipment for remote monitoring of radiotherapy machines which includes: packing of equipment; production of shipping labels documentation for customs agencies (many shipments are international); documenting activities and flow of equipment in custom software (RADS); and communicating with IROC Houston QA Center physicists and clinical customers as needed.

Education
Required
: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred: Bachelors degree in Math, Physics or a related field.

Experience
Required
: Two years of research, laboratory or related experience. No experience required with preferred degree.

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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