Medical Physicist (Oncology) - Abu Dhabi, UAE

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The Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE (CCAD) is a 364-bed, tertiary-care, adult-focus hospital. CCAD is an extension of the US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model.

In all, more than 30 medical and surgical specialties are represented at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. The hospital officially opened in May 2015.

Summary:

The Medical Physicist, Oncology, is primarily and professionally engaged in the evaluation, delivery and optimization of radiation therapy. A major responsibility of the radiation oncology physicist is to provide a high standard of clinical physics service and provide oversight of the establishment and conduct of the quality management program. For example:

  • Responsible for treatment planning, quality assurance, safety of patient radiation treatment delivery, weekly chart checks, and process improvement for modalities include but not limited to external beam, SRS/SRBT, HDR Brachytherapy, SRS, SRT etc
  • Assist in developing radiation oncology medical physics program, policies, and procedures.
  • Participates in departmental research, education, presentations, meetings, and chart rounds.
  • Implements new treatment techniques/procedures for the center when needed, support advanced treatment and image guided technology, and take a lead role in collaboration with vendors and IT to address clinically related hardware and software issues

Reports directly to: Lead Physicist, Oncology
Reports indirectly to: Department Chair, Radiation Oncology

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Physics required
    AND
  • Master's degree in Medical Physics or Radiation Physics required
  • PhD desirable
  • American Board of Radiology qualification in Diagnostic Medical Physics is required
  • Current national license
  • A minimum of five years of experience (post ABR qualification) in Medical Physics in with broad experience in treatment planning and quality management in a tertiary setting

Benefits:

  • Tax-free income
  • Housing Allowance
  • Living Allowances (e.g., annual airfare)
  • Return airfare (start/end contract)
  • Medical coverage
  • 25 days paid annual leave and 10 Public Holidays
Interested in working in the USA?: We have positions in the USA for RNs educated in the Philippines and in other countries.



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Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

The Cleveland Clinic Hospital Abu Dhabi (CCAD) is a 364-bed, tertiary-care, adult-focus hospital. CCAD provides Western-style healthcare, according to the US Cleveland Clinic model. more

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is also the wealthiest emirate and the largest emirate. Wishing to establish itself as the cultural center of the Middle East, it is building a fantasy-like museum to which the Louvre will lend exhibits.

United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates, population approximately 9.7 million (2017 est. 12% Emirati citizens and 88% expatriates), is one of the most westernized countries in the Arabian Peninsula.

Three large cities: Abu Dhabi (the capital), Dubai (the UAE's most internationally-known city), and Al Ain (the university centre with a medical school). Has a long coastline and the Hajar Mountains to the East, which are great for hiking. Popular with tourists who come from Europe and from throughout the region. more