Primarily and professionally engaged in all aspects of clinical medical physics to ensure the safe and effective delivery of radiation to achieve a therapeutic result as prescribed in patient care. The non-certified medical physicist participates in all pertinent procedures necessary to achieve this objective.
Responsible for the radiation protection of patients and staff
Participates in the measurement, characterization and quality assurance of radiation delivery equipment
Participates in the development and evaluation of radiation therapy treatment plans
Participates in the establishment of adequate protocols to ensure accurate patient dosimetry
Participates in the development and direction of quality assurance programs
Participates in clinical service, consultation, research and development in support of radiation oncologists
Participates in medical physics and educational opportunities in support of progress towards board certification in a reasonable time-frame
At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.
We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.