Providence Health & Services Senior Physicist in Medford, Oregon


Providence is calling a Senior Physicist (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Plan, organize and direct the activities of the physics section of the Radiation Oncology Department to ensure provision of safe, accurate, quality radiation therapy services.

  • Act as one of the physicists for the Gamma Knife Center.

  • Assume responsibility as the hospital’s Radiation Safety Officer by ensuring all regulatory and licensing standards for radiation related issues are met.

  • Work collaboratively with the respective members of the supervisory team.

The delivery of radiation therapy treatment requires accurate dose measurements, dose assessment and treatment planning. These services can only be provided by a qualified and experienced radiation physicist. The hospital uses radiation in a variety of different formats for various purposes. It is necessary to provide expertise on numerous radiation safety issues.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Post graduate education to master’s degree level or higher in the physical sciences

  • Certification in Therapeutic Radiological Physics by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics

  • 10 years' experience in the physics of radiation therapy. Training time in clinical radiation physics can be included. The experience must have been obtained in the clinical environment of a hospital

  • Experience in the use of computers in the physical sciences

  • For physicists working in Gamma Knife, criminal background check & fingerprinting required prior to being Gamma Knife eligible

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Post graduate education to master’s degree level or higher in the physical sciences in the discipline of medical physics or radiation physics

  • Gamma Knife Experience

  • HDR experience

  • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) experience

  • Extra cranial radio surgery experience

  • Experience in a supervisory capacity in a Radiation Oncology department

  • Knowledge of hospital administration and personnel management

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiation Therapy

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 210458