Senior Medical Physicist

Senior Medical Physicist
The Senior Medical Physicist will be involved in the management of Nuclear Medicine, X-ray quality assurance and the development of appropriate support services for MRI in the Radiology Department.

This role is a one year Fixed term Contract, initially.

For a confidential discussion, contact Seán Gannon.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to scientific management of the full range of Diagnostic imaging equipment including General Radiography, Interventional x-ray systems, CT, Nuclear Medicine including PETCT, Mammography, Mobile x-Ray units, C-Arms, MRI, Lasers, Ultrasound.
  • Contribute to + develop the routine QA arrangements for all imaging equipment including measurement and analysis of data – ionising and non-ionising radiation
  • Contribute scientific support to various service lines in radiology
  • Advise on equipment evaluation for purchase, replacement or upgrading.
  • Contribute to preparation of plans of service – monitor + report on their implementation.
  • Maintain accurate records of equipment service,maintenance, malfunction, downtime + performance as required.
  • Participate in management of safety for imaging and related equipment.
  • Actively participate in development of Medical Physics at the Hospital and contribute to the commitment and initiation of new services
  • Assist with commissioning of new equipment in the remit of Radiology.
  • Be familiar with EU Council Directive Euratom Basic safety standards as set out in current Irish legislation for the protection of health workers and the general public against the dangers arising from Ionising Radiation (S.I. 30 of 2019) and the health protection of individuals against the dangers of ionising radiation in relation to medical exposure (S.I. 256 of 2018);
  • Represent medical physics on appropriate committees.
  • Responsible for dosimetry, including physical measurements for evaluation of the dose delivered to the patient and other individuals subject to medical exposure.
  • Give advice on medical radiological equipment, and
  • Acceptance testing of medical radiological equipment;
  • Selection of equipment required to perform radiation protection measurements.
  • Training of practitioners / staff in relevant aspects of radiation protection.
  • Contribute to standardisation of therapeutic nuclear medicine practices as well as CT and interventional radiology practices, involving high doses.

Requirements

  • A recognised Honours degree in Physics
  • A recognised post-graduate qualification in Medical physics (MSc. Or PhD), or have demonstrated a significant contribution to research or professional activities.
  • Management course (desirable) but not mandatory.
  • Registered with Irish College of Physicists in Medicine is essential.
  • Minimum of five years relevant experience relevant to Medical Physics (Diagnostic and Nuclear medicine).

About us and what we can offer you:
Duffy Alexander Recruitment recruit for allied health professionals in both the public and private sectors. We have the skills, knowledge, and experience to help you gain a new role in Ireland.
Our experience will ensure we match you to the right role and you receive constant support and advice. We offer you guidance and support throughout the whole recruitment & registration process and we have a strong compliance team ready to help you with all required paperwork from start to finish.
If required, we also assist you with relocation and can guide you clearly through any questions you may have. From interview preparation to guiding you on where to live in Ireland – we have it covered! If you are interested in finding a job in Ireland or need more information, please apply to me, Seán Gannon and your CV will be responded to shortly.

Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH2499_1713859853
Salary: Dependant upon experience
Salary From: €0
Salary To: €-4
Job Industries: Allied Health
Job Locations: Dublin
Job Types: Full Time Permanent
Job Skills: Medical Physicist, ICPM, Nuclear medicine, PETCT, Diagnostic Imaging, Planning

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