Medical Physicist

Central Care Cancer Center has an immediate opportunity for a full-time AMP Eligible Medical Physicist. This position will provide coverage for two radiation oncology departments in Newton and Salina, KS. Central Care Physicists are responsible for ensuring and overseeing the highest standards of care through physics services. Modalities include external beam, SRS/SBRT and HDR.

The primary department has a Varian accelerator, GammaMed iX HDR unit, Eclipse V11 TPS with Brachy Vision and ARIA V11 EMR. Patient load is approximately 10 patients per day plus HDR. The right candidate must have experience in HDR and be immediately available for addition to the license as an AMP.

The secondary department works with two Varian accelerators, TruBeam and Trilogy, iPlan and Aria. This department is staffed by a full-time board certified physicist and has a robust stereotactic program for both SRS and SBRT treatments. Patient load is approximately 40 patients per day.

Weekly travel will be required between the two centers. Occasionally, additional travel may be required to participate in physicist peer review activities and/or coverage situations.

Desired Degree

MS in Physics

Job Experience

  • HDR experience
  • Experience with Varian's HDR solution is a plus

Other Qualifications

  • Part 2 of ABR completed
  • AMP Eligible
  • ABR Certification preferred

More about Salina, Kansas

Salina blends the convenience of city life with hometown charm and ambiance. Located in the Smoky Hills region of the Great Plains, Salina is an easy destination city at the junction of two major interstates (I-135 and I-70), offering access to all directions where they junction on the northeast part of the city.

With a population of approximately 50,000, Salina is the county seat of Saline County and is the regional trade center for north-central Kansas. Saline County has a population of approximately 56,000.

The kid-friendly community provides loads of family fun, from Kansas’ newest zoo, to more than 700 acres of parks, and an exciting water park. Visitors will discover a strong arts presence throughout the community. More large-city surprises are in store for people who come to Salina with museums, cultural events, sports facilities, restaurants, shops, and comfy accommodations. Concerts, theatre performances, festivals, and public art throughout the community speaks to the cultural visitor.

At Salina Regional Airport, United Express Airlines provides daily scheduled passenger air service to Denver International Airport and Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

Featured Attractions:

Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum (nearby in Abilene)
Kenwood Cove Aquatic Park
Rolling Hills Zoo
Salina Community Theatre
Salina Symphony
Smoky Hill Museum
Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts
Tony’s Pizza Events Center