The Chief Physicist will provide operational and strategic oversight for all Novant Health, Inc. radiation oncology medical physics and dosimetry services. Drives transformation. Demonstrates effective leadership, consultation, project management, relationship building, communication, decision making, execution, and accountability. Responsible for ensuring the quality and safety of radiation therapy services. Ensure that all required quality assurance; inspections, calibrations, and verifications are performed, and maintain compliance with radiation regulations including federal, state, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program. The Chief Physicist will facilitate future growth of Radiation Oncology Physics program and ensure that equipment and technology meet or exceed the standard of care.
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time. Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement, and community involvement. The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care. All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm."
Education: Ph.D. required. Ph.D. in medical physics required.
Experience: Five or more years of radiation oncology administrative experience required. Fifteen or more years of clinical medical physics preferred.
Licensure/certification/registration: Certified by the American Board of Radiology or another certifying body recognized by the American College of Radiology in equivalent specialty area required.
Additional skills required: Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and attentiveness to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively in a team environment. Demonstrates accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to closely follow established procedures. Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. In-depth knowledge and understanding of current radiation therapy principles, methods, procedures, and techniques. Knowledge and understanding of the operational characteristics, usage, and safety parameters of a comprehensive range of radiation therapy equipment and facilities. Advanced knowledge of radiation safety principles, methods, and procedures. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations, guidelines, and standards for the provision of medical physics/radiation therapy to patients.