Medical Physicist Assistant, Days

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full-time Medical Physicist Assistant for the Radiation Oncology department for UC Health's & Cincinnati Children's Proton Therapy Center.

The Medical Physicist Assistant works under the direct supervision and instruction of the Medical Physics group to provide measurement, data analysis, and record-keeping to provide critical support to the proton therapy center.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

The Radiation Oncology department provides the opportunity to care for a very special patient population. This includes providing the best possible care for our patients, training cancer experts who work throughout the region and being at the forefront of advances and new discoveries. Unit Details:

• Cincinnati's #1 preferred cancer care.

• Represents one of only two proton therapy centers in Ohio and one of only 39 centers in the U.S.

• Utilizes the latest immunology therapies to attack and kill cancer cells.

• Offers access to national clinical trials where researchers share their knowledge with clinicians across the U.S., enabling access to the most innovative, advanced treatments.

• 90 + cancer specialists, including subspecialty and multidisciplinary expertise only available in an academic health system.

About the UC Health and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Proton Therapy Center

The Proton Therapy Center (PTC) contains a cyclotron, beamline, and three 360-degree gantries, each equipped with an advanced proton pencil beam scanning system. Each treatment room is dedicated to a different patient population - one for adults, one for pediatrics. As part of a $24 million research facility expansion, the third gantry is dedicated to research, most recently upgraded for FLASH radiotherapy translational research and clinical trials. The PTC also includes a CT Simulator, Varian Eclipse, Varian Aria and Velocity software platforms, as well as clinical and research spaces. The PTC is a collaborative effort between Cincinnati Children's Hospital, UC Health, and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in order to bring proton therapy to the tri-state area, as well as serve as a center of excellence in research, education and clinical care, nationally and internationally.


Job Responsibilities

  • Assists in the collection of quality assurance and beam data under the supervision of Medical Physicists which includes, but is not limited to, commissioning both machine and patient quality assurance data, radiation safety data, and other data-driven or measurement-drive projects and tasks.
  • Participate in translational research and development projects, with a special focus on improving or expanding clinical and technical practices.
  • Provides accurate record keeping of data analysis and documentation and presents data to Medical Physicists.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in physics, engineering, or applied sciences required.

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week

Shift: 8 Hour/ First shift

Join our team as a Medical Physicist Assistant in our Radiation Oncology Department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at