At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Radiology department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Nuclear Medicine/P.E.T. Physicist will be responsible for:
Managing the technical excellence and performance of all nuclear medicine counting and imaging equipment including positron emission tomography (PET), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) as well as the computed tomography (CT) components of hybrid PET/CT and SPECT/CT systems.
Ensuring optimization of imaging parameters for routine and special imaging studies, particularly with respect to pediatric imaging.
Developing, implementing and managing a quality control program all nuclear medicine counting and imaging equipment including positron emission tomography (PET), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) as well as the computed tomography (CT) components of hybrid PET/CT and SPECT/CT systems.
Providing consultation on the radiation dosimetry on the use of radiopharmaceuticals. This may be regarding dosimetric estimates for patients or prospective patients as well as for potential research protocols involving the use of radiopharmaceuticals. In addition, it may involve individualized dosimetry for patients preparing to receive radionuclide therapy (e.g. radioiodine for treatment of thyroid disease).
Supporting clinical research projects in nuclear medicine with technical expertise by initiating programs. Developing physics research projects in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging for presentation at national meetings and publication in peer reviewed journals.
Providing nuclear medicine training for medical physicists, physicians and technologists.
Participating in the diagnostic and nuclear medical physics residency program through training of the medical physics resident in areas of imaging, dosimetry, instrumentation and radiation safety.
To qualify, you must have:
A Level of knowledge typically associated with a graduate degree in medical physics (doctoral degree program (Ph.D., D.Sc.) preferred) or with a doctoral degree in an associated field such as physics, mathematics or biomedical imaging augmented with specific training in medical physics.
Previous experience in clinical nuclear medicine including hybrid imaging (i.e. PET/CT, SPECT/CT) with a proven track record in research. Experience in preclinical imaging is also desired.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.