Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow

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Job Title: Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 15392
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  • Calibration
  • Radiation Protection
  • Quality assurance
Imaging
  • Testing: acceptance testing and commissioning
  • Radiation Protection: beam quality, head leakage, and area survey
  • Quality assurance
Treatment Planning
  • Equipment: acceptance testing and commissioning
  • Imaging: check of CT and MRI images for accuracy of contour delineation, magnifications
  • Isodose Plans
  • Quality assurance
Treatment Delivery
  • Field Shaping: custom blocking, multileaf collimators, half-value thickness blocks, gonadal shields, eye shields, and internal shields with electrons
  • Bolus: material and thickness
  • Compensators: design of missing tissue compensators and dosimetry check
  • In-vivo Dosimetry: use of TLD chips, diodes
  • Patient Positioning: immobilization devices, body position, leveling, anatomic landmarks registration
  • On-line Imaging: verification of electronic portal images in comparisons with simulation images
Special Techniques
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and image guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Brachytherapy and radiation therapy
  • Total Body Irradiation (TBI)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)
Quality Assurance Program
  • Design or review of physical quality assurance program for the department, including the NRC mandated Quality Management Program, AAPM Report (TG-40), JCAHO guidelines, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned
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All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

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Posted: 12/22/2018
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