Medical Physicist, Days

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full-time Medical Physicist for the Radiation Oncology Department for the first shift at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Medical Physicist will work in conjunction with the medical physics group and senior physicists to support the Barrett Cancer Center's operations. This position will work at The University of Cincinnati Medical Center and work towards competency in the core functions of clinical support, quality assurance, commissioning, special treatment procedures, and treatment planning within the Barrett Cancer Center.

About the University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.

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.
  • 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.


  • Communicates in a clear and appropriate manner with patients and staff while being able to identify and respond to varying needs.
  • Collects, analyzes, and reports beam data for acceptance testing and commissioning of new equipment.
  • Supports treatment planning staff by producing treatment plans and supporting the planning and executing of diagnostic procedures including external beam radiotherapy or brachytherapy procedures when applicable.
  • Survey and maintain departmental equipment and its calibrations.
  • Participates in radiation safety requirements of the department and quality assurance on treatment planning systems to check the accuracy and consistency of data.
  • Maintains compliance with external and internal regulatory guidelines and supports the Radiation Safety division in order to maintain safe procedures and environment for patients and staff.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in Medical Physics, Physics, Engineering, or an accepted degree by the ABR required.
  • Ph.D. In Medical Physics, Physics, or Engineering preferred.
  • 0 to 6 months of experience required.
  • 1 - 2 years of equivalent experience preferred.

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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