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Medical Physicist

Primary Location Hyattsville, Maryland Job Number 955026 Date posted 08/23/2022
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Develop and manage Program-wide Hospital and Medical Office strategic security master planning which encompasses selection, standardization, quality assurance, acquisition and sustainment of electronic security systems and facilities physical security design. Provide program management for relevant contract negotiations and compliance for electronics, communication and maintenance programs. Ensures design/construction projects are consistent with industry best practices and NFS design standards.

Essential Functions:

• Provides surveys, reports and consultation related to radiation safety for applicable facilities and/or patients that meet the KP organization's standards and regulatory compliance in a timely manner. Communicates to staff, physicians, and patients in a manner that is precise, understandable, timely, constructive, proactive, and demonstrates excellent communication and listening skills. Reviews medical physics reports from service engineers, non-KP physicists, and State surveyors for compliance and needed corrections. Provide focused instruction in medical radiation physics to diagnostic imaging technologists and equipment service engineers for safety and compliance with regulatory standards.

• Develops and implements quality assurance and evaluation programs for applicable diagnostic imaging equipment that ensure high quality images and radiation treatments and that meet regulatory requirements. Oversees the Biomedical Engineering's personal radiation monitoring program. Assignment to participate on Regional and/or National KP technology selection teams. Maintains up-to-date technical knowledge of new and developing technologies and regulatory issues to support clinical and administrative decisionmakers.

Basic Qualifications:


• Minimum two (2) years of postgraduate degree experience in the applicable medical physics subspecialty.


• Master's degree, OR Ph.D. in medical physics or a related field.

• Degree requirements waived if candidate meets certification requirements.

• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

• The American Board of Radiology (ABR), or certified by the American Board of Medical Physicist (ABMP) in general medical physics for diagnostic imaging.

• Applicable certification required in order to function as a Certified Medical Physicist  to perform general diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine surveys.

• Specific qualifications must have two of the following: (1) Experience and certification to perform MQSA compliance surveys of mammography systems; (2) General x-ray systems' surveys; (3) nuclear medicine scintillation&non-imaging systems and general departmental surveys; (4) CT safety and performance surveys, (5) MRI system performance surveys.


Additional Requirements:

• Experience in designing, implementing and monitoring quality assurance programs in the applicable medical physics subspecialty.

• General knowledge of medical physics, medical radiation safety and pertinent regulations.

• Good communication skills, demonstrated customer service skills and willingness to be part of a team.

• General radiation safety policies and procedures development and oversight knowledge.

• General working knowledge of computers and their applications in medical physics.

• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Worked a minimum two (2) years in the State of Maryland preferred.

• ABR certified in all aspects of diagnostic imaging modalities with over six (6) years of working independently performing DI systems

surveys I general radiology, mammography, and nuclear medicine preferred.

Primary Location: Maryland,Hyattsville,New Carrollton Administration Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Utilization Mgmt Operations Ct - Biomed Svcs - 7050 Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.