The MedicalPhysicist providessupport to Diagnostic Imaging Services. Duties are related to the physics of medical imaging equipment, education of staff, insuring adequate radiation protection, and supporting the clinical and education missions. Responsibilities include:
Ongoing testing for performance and safety standards pertinent to radiological imaging equipment, to insure that equipment meets the standards set by regulatory agencies and equipment accreditation agencies
Insuring that imaging equipment is operating according to accepted standards of practice for image quality and radiation safety
Teaching and mentoring graduate students in the Oregon Medical Physics Program.This includes the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP) required diagnostic imaging and medical physics courses, as determined by the OMPP program director. Occasional teaching of clinical staff, including technologists, physicians, nurses, etc. Occasional teaching of physics/radiation safety to other faculty and staff that use radiation producing equipment at OHSU. These duties include a faculty appointment at OHSU.
Providing medical physics services outside of Diagnostic/Interventional Radiology (off-hill Clinics, Cardiology, Primate Center, Radiation Oncology) and to OHSU imaging partners
Development and supervision of ongoing imaging equipment quality control programs related to regulatory agencies, equipment accreditation agencies, and accepted standards of medical practice
Participation in conferences and seminars to meet continuing education requirements necessary for certification by ABR, ACR, FDA, etc. Participation in radiation safety committees at OHSU and related imaging partners
Working closely with OHSU Radiation Safety Office, and with Oregon State Radiation Control Section requiring strong knowledge of Oregon State regulations concerning ionizing radiation in medical imaging
PhD in Medical Physics
ABR Medical Physics Exam Part 1
Completion of CAMPEP Accredited Residency
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