Inova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider, recognized in 2019 and 2020 by U.S. News & World Report, which named Inova Fairfax Hospital the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region. Each of Inova's five hospitals holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), distinguishing Inova as the highest-rated large health system in the U.S., and the only system to have all hospitals receive five stars. All five Inova hospitals were awarded 'A' grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, recognizing Inova's achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus was named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals list, ranking in the top 10 nationwide among Major Teaching Hospitals. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova's 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova is home to Northern Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds. More information and statistics about Inova can be found at www.inova.org .
Inova Department of Advanced Radiation Oncology and Proton therapy is an international center for advanced cancer care and research, serving Northern Virginia, the Washington, DC metro area, and the world beyond. With locations across the northern Virginia, the Center can treat patient at Alexandria, Fair Oaks, Fairfax, Loudoun and Woodbridge where it's most convenient for the patients. Across the system, equipment includes IBA Proteus Plus Proton (2 treatment gantries), 5 TrueBeams with HyperArc, 4 Trilogy, 1 M6 CyberKnife, 3 HDR units, 2 IORT units, 1 3T MRI and 6 simulation CTs, including 1 dual-energy 256 channel CT. External planning are done with Eclipse and RayStation while using Aria for patient data management. The full-time physicist will provide all staff clinical duties as required mainly for Inova Fairfax Hospital but will have opportunities to work at other Inova locations depends on the need. The staff physicist will report to the System Director of Medical Physics for Inova and work under the direction of physicians from Radiation Oncology Associates group. The ideal candidate will be energetic and well-trained, possess excellent communication and collaboration skills, and have interest in potential career advancement within the Inova Health system.
Inova offers a competitive salary/benefits package, an excellent work environment. There is high growing potential related to this position with the proton therapy and the new facility added to the organization. Inova is an equal opportunity employer and supports a drug free workplace.
Inova Department of Advanced Radiation Oncology and Proton therapy is seeking a Medical Physicist (with proton therapy Focus) in Fairfax, Virginia. Both junior and senior candidates are welcome to apply. The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of twenty physicists, provides clinical physics services and promotes department research/education outputs. Responsibilities:
Provides support to the dosimetry team in patient's planning
Provides support to the radiation therapy team in patient's treatment
Works closely with radiation oncologists in every aspect of patient's radiation therapy
Develops, and performs routine quality assurance of patient's plan and the system
Validates new devices, equipment or tools in patient's treatment
Designs, and performs research projects and promotes research outputs
Provides educational activities to medical students and proton physics/physician fellows
Internal Number: 59487BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.