Director of Medical Physics – Proton in Miami, FL

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Baptist Health South Florida   •  

Miami, FL 33299

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


11 - 15 years

Posted 47 days ago

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Chief Physicist, the Director of Physics-Proton will manage a diverse team of professionals to ensure the highest level of precision, safety, and efficiency of modern proton delivery technology and techniques used to treat patients with cancer. The role requires an individual to lead a team of Board-certified medical physicists in overseeing the day-to-day technical operations of three PBS dedicated proton gantries at MCI. The role provides the opportunity to collaborate with and participate in the Department's growing research group with interests in clinical research, motion management and machine/patient specific proton delivery QA.

Specifically, the successful candidate will oversee clinical medical physics coverage in the department; including, but not limited to, ensuring regular and adequate routine clinical physics coverage, and oversight of activities related to commissioning, upgrade, repair, acceptance testing, monthly and annual QA of treatment equipment in our proton center. The Director will also lead or participate in development, validation, and enhancement technical projects in the Department – delegating to staff, managing project timeline and resources, and collaborating with other role groups, as appropriate. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to mentor, guide and empower team members to excel by encouraging professional development and continuous growth. The candidate should have an established track record of finding innovative solutions to clinical problems as well as being an effective communicator and working collaboratively within multidisciplinary teams. The candidate will also receive an academic appointment at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) at Florida International University (FIU), commensurate with clinical expertise, achievements in research and teaching activities.


PhD in Medical physics or related field from an accredited College or University. Active Florida Medical Physics License required. Current certification in field by American Board of Radiology. 10 years of experience in radiation physics, including 5 years of management experience, preferably in a large radiation physics program with multiple machine modalities and services. Minimum required experience: 10 years

Valid Through: 2019-10-1