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Sanford Health Chief Physicist - Physics in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Chief Physicist | Physics | Sioux Falls, SD

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Clinic - Cancer Services - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Provides leadership and direction for the clinical and business operation of Radiation Therapy for Sanford. Provides consultation to physicians in the application of physics to externally delivered ionizing radiation or internally implanted radioactive sources. Possesses a thorough knowledge of medical and radiological physics, mathematics, radiation biology, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, computer science, and electronics.


Coordinates work schedules and workloads for personnel. Employs workflow standards to measure workflow performance. Promotes and ensures patient satisfaction while complying with safety and regulatory requirements. Recommends radiation safety resolutions for various cases to others. Communicates well downward, upward, and outward. Works to establish an organizational culture that places a high level of value on patient safety. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Motivates team members to take personal responsibility for group productivity. Participates in developing and monitoring a budget for specific work group or department.


Masters degree in Physics, Medical Physics, Biophysics, or Radiological Physics, with specialized training in Radiation Therapy Physics is required.

Minimum of two years experience working in a radiation oncology department with responsibilities in radiation therapy physics including machine calibration and quality assurance, dosimetry, treatment planning, brachytherapy, and patient simulation.

Board certified by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics in Therapeutic Physics, Therapeutic Medical Physics, or Therapeutic Radiologic Physics is required. If working in North Dakota, registration with the North Dakota State Department of Health is required.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD10021