At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Medical Physics Resident is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population.
This is a two-year temporary position in which incumbent will serve as Medical Physics Resident. The Department of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering support an M.S. / PH.D. Graduate Medical Physics program that will provide didactic portion of the resident training. Responsibilities of incumbent will include participation in all clinical activities, co-instruction of technology students and co-mentoring of Radiology residents in a research project.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties may include the following but are not limited to:
Completes assigned testing of the following imaging hardware: radiographic fluoroscopic, cardiac cath., digital subtraction, computed radiography, direct radiography, mammographic, computed tomography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance, scintigraphy, single photon emission computed tomography, and positron emission tomography systems. Arranges for corrective action (repair and service) when specifications are not met. A preliminary report of required action is filed with appropriate service organization and the Chief of Clinical Medical Physics in a timely fashion following QC assessment.
Completes various radiation safety assignments including, shielding calculations, safety surveys, dose calibrators testing, leak testing, source inventory, wipe testing, bioassays, air surveys, well counter efficiency, and radioactive waste disposal. Reviews radiation safety and quality control tests conducted by technologist to insure completeness and compliance including sensitometry, CT phantom QC, mammographic phantom QC, MRI phantom QC, hard copy device QC, viewing station QC, gamma camera uniformity, resolution and center of rotation and periodic surveys (area, wipe and personal).
Assists physician's in computational aspects of image analysis.
Reports are filed in a timely fashion.
Audits the following courses: BE517, BME 518, BME 519, BME 530 and BME 610. Assists graduate students in BME 615 and BME 161. Attends departmental seminars.
Completes; Part 1 of the ABR at the end of the first year and Part II at the end of the second year. Mentors a: radiology resident through a research project.
** this is a three year residency program
Required: Master's Degree in Physics or a closely related field. Knowledge of radiation detection.
Preferred: Doctoral Degree.
Special Note: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
This function/position has been designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
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Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Associate
Job Field: Other
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Radiology/Medical Physics-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8AM to 4:30PM Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Mar 17, 2020
Posting End Date: Apr 17, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL2
Internal Number: 2000903
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.