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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Medical Physics Imaging Resident 2021-2022 in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is for a two-year residency program

  • Conducts clinical medical physics training rotations designed to support radiology patient care and the quality assurance program within the institution.

  • Attends seminars and participates in clinical research designed to further educate and enhance the clinical rotations.

  • Learns the practice and responsibilities of a board certified medical physicist practicing in the subspecialties of diagnostic and nuclear medicine physics.

  • Gains practical knowledge and skills in the modalities/areas of radiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, radiology informatics, dosimetry and radiation safety, and ultrasound.

  • Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding commissioning, calibration and assessment of radiologic equipment including dosimetry protocols, shielding design and protocol optimization.

  • Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding scanner performance, production of image contrast, and their application to imaging of disease.

  • Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding protocol construction, simulation, and diagnostic treatment techniques.

  • Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding nuclear instrumentation, radiation monitors, dosimetry equipment (particularly ionization chambers, film, and thermoluminescent dosimeters), and automatic data acquisition systems.

  • Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding quality assurance of radiologic equipment. Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding radioactive sources used for imaging and treatment in nuclear medicine.

  • Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding informatics including data storage, retrieval, integrity, and service of picture archiving systems.

  • Gains practical knowledge and skills regarding radiation safety applied to radiology procedures, occupational staff and general hospital environment.

  • Performs related responsibilities as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master's degree in Medical Physics.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 65745

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Rad: Physics & Comp Lab

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with radioactive materials or devices.

Job Category Laboratory

Location : Name Emory University Hospital

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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