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Sanford Health Physicist - Radiation Therapy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Physicist | Radiation Therapy | Sioux Falls, SD

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Radiation Therapy

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Provides consultation services to physicians and staff regarding the use of radiation to obtain quality diagnostic images. Oversees the use of radiation in diagnostic imaging and/or radiation oncology for the Sanford system to ensure safety and compliance with professional accreditations as well as state and federal requirements. Helps install printers, computers, and other technology related to the clinic (i.e., CT, simulation, setups, fabricate materials). Utilizes knowledge of physics and technology as a resource when consulting with physicians. Possesses an understanding of radiological fields.


Interprets and responds to error messages. Demonstrates ethical values when assessing radiology imaging operations. Applies imaging tools and technologies for diagnostic purposes. Effectively performs the technical job aspects, continuously building knowledge and keeping up-to-date on technical and procedural job components. Develop standards of permissible concentrations of radioisotopes in liquids and gases. Conduct application evaluations and analyze results to determine commercial, industrial, scientific, medical, military, or other uses for electro-optical devises. Design computer simulations to model physical data so that it can be better understood. Perform complex calculations as part of the analysis and evaluation of data, using computers. Direct testing and monitoring of contamination of radioactive equipment, and recording or personnel and plant area radiation exposure data. Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. Applies experience to developing and executing multiple consulting assignments.


Masters degree in physics, biophysics, medical physics or radiological physics.

Two years experience working in diagnostic radiology/nuclear medicine department responsible for equipment testing and quality control/quality assurance preferred.

Board certified or become certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Physics, Diagnostic Medical Physics, or Diagnostic Radiologic Physics, American Board of Medical Physics, Canadian College of Physicist in Medicine, or related certification board.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD10024