Board Certified Medical Physicist

Description:

 

Under the primary supervision of the Director of Medical Physics, assists in the execution of radiation physics procedures which fulfill the prescriptive intent of the physician.  Is responsible for carrying out the Quality Assurance program, implementing new modalities, implementing radiation protection and safety procedures, and general problem solving.

Qualifications:

 

Masters Degree in Medical Physics or Physics required.  Board Certification as a Medical Radiation Physicist by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physicists is required.  A minimum of two years of professional experience in field of physics in radiation medicine, or equivalent, is required.   Must be highly proficient in radiation physics, dosimetry, clinical radiation therapy techniques and practices, the operation of various types of radiation therapy and simulating equipment, and use of personal computers and various programming and computer operating languages.  Must have the ability to communicate, both orally and written, technical and other procedures to all staff, physicians, and patients.  Must be able to read, comprehend and follow complicated treatment plans and have the ability to perform complex mathematical calculations.  Be able to work tactfully and compassionately with terminally ill
patients and their families and/or caregivers.  The ability to solve both technical discrepancies and interpersonal problems is required.

Status:

Full-time (1.0 FTE)

Med Tech – Lab

Description:

Under the direction of the lab manager the Medical Technologist performs the clinical laboratory tests according to established policies and procedures to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.  Analyzes and interprets test results and acts to ensure their accuracy.

Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in medical technology, including completion of a supervised one-year clinical internship.  Certification as a Medical Technologist (ASCP) or equivalent.  Minimum of one year working experience with emphasis on hematology and cell morphology.  Very good communication and interpersonal skill to interact with patients, management, co-workers, and the general public.  Ability to interpret, comprehend and transmit complicated and detailed instructions.  Ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task and work independently as well as schedule and produce work in a timely manner.  Ability to pay attention to details is required.

Status:

On-Call (PRN)

Certified Medical Assistant

Description:

Under the direction of the Lead Medical Assistant, responsible for assisting nurses, physicians and other staff with patient care, clerical, environmental, and organizational tasking, including preparing patients for office visits, maintaining patient/physician waiting rooms, and coordinating physician’s-patient room schedules.  Provide information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinic services.

Qualifications:

High School diploma required, some college preferred. Completed a Medical Assistant program and is certified or registered as a MA. CPR certification required. Basic computer skills necessary. Scheduling experience preferred.  Ability to communicate, both oral and written, technical and other procedures to all staff, physicians, patients and outside health care systems. Works as a team player.  Ability to interact compassionately, with tact, and diplomacy, with cancer patients, their families, and/or caregivers. Excellent organizational skills, including planning, prioritizing, and completing delegated tasks.  Ability to project a pleasant and professional image to patients, caregivers, volunteers, and co-workers.

Status:

0.00 FTE  (on-call /PRN)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume and/or employment application to:

Human Resources
West Michigan Cancer Center
200 North Park Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone: (269) 373-7468
Fax: (269) 373-7480
E-mail:  jobs@wmcc.org

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