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Medical Physicist

Job Number: 112702

This position will be located at: Juravinski Cancer Centre

Status: Regular Full-time

Salary: 65.0169 - 85.0503 Hourly

Unit Summary

The Juravinski Cancer Centre occupies a modern facility furnished with start-of-the-art equipment for the planning and delivery of radiation treatment including ten Varian linear accelerators, including two Halcyon units, one Cyberknife, three CT simulators, an MR simulator and a high dose rate brachytherapy suite. The Department of Medical Physics at the JCC is an integral part of the Radiation Treatment Program working closely with Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology in all aspects of the program. There is a CAMPEP accredited Residency Program and strong ties to the CAMPEP Medical Physics Graduate Program at nearby McMaster University; the successful applicant would be eligible for an appointment at McMaster.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Medical Physics, the Medical Physicist supplies... scientific expertise to the Centre through the application of physics to medicine. This position is responsible for specification, acceptance testing, commissioning and calibration of equipment used in the Radiotherapy Department and the implementation of QA Programs. In addition, the Medical Physicist plans and implements new treatment techniques and/or technologies and advises Radiation Oncologists and Dosimetrists as required. Additional responsibilities include conducting ongoing research and providing education for residents, students and visitors.

Schedule Work Hours

37.5 hours per week – days Monday to Friday; days

(hours of work may vary) must be available to work extended hours, overtime and evenings/weekends as required


· PhD in Medical Physics or a related subject from a recognized university is required

· Demonstrated scientific problem solving ability

· Successful completion of a CAMPEP accredited residency in radiation oncology physics or equivalent

· Certified or eligible for certification in radiation oncology physics by the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine

· Demonstrated interpersonal skills

· Excellent verbal/written communication skills

· Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

EEO Statement

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement
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