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Posting #: 20-1115
Permanent Full-Time position
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
A dynamic and growing health care environment awaits you in Sudbury Ontario: Canada’s happiest
city! Surrounded by provincial parks and over 200 lakes, Greater Sudbury has over 160,000 residents
and is a rich mix of urban, suburban, rural and wilderness environments. Just a one hour flight or
four-hour drive of Toronto; here, you will experience the balance of a challenging clinical career
and a comfortable lifestyle, right in the heart of Northern Ontario’s largest city.
Health Sciences North (HSN) is seeking a Medical Physicist, as a member of the regional physics
team, to provide clinical expertise, acceptance testing, and the commissioning and calibration of
equipment. This role will aid in the implementation of state of the art technologies, and be responsible
for quality assurance, radiation safety and the development of new treatment techniques. Additionally,
the Medical Physicist role will conduct clinical research and provide education for residents, students
and staff. The role operates within a continuous improvement culture focused on improving work
and care at HSN.
The successful candidate should have a Graduate degree, PhD preferred, in Physics or a related
field and will have completed a residency or training program in Radiation Oncology Physics. In
addition, the candidate will be eligible for certification in radiation oncology physics by the Canadian
College of Physicists in Medicine. A minimum of two (2) years’ postgraduate experience in
radiotherapy physics is preferred.
The full job description can be viewed on the HSN Careers Website.
Interested applicants are asked to apply directly to posting # 20-1115 on the HSN Careers
Website at hsnsudbury.ca/careers.
Health Sciences North (HSN) is a regional resource and referral centre for over 600,000 residents across northeastern Ontario. It features
state-of-the-art technology with over 3,900 employees, 800 volunteers and a medical, dental and midwifery complement of 260. HSN has
become a Research and Academic Health Science Centre affiliated with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the Advanced Medical
Research Institute of Canada.
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Date Posted: October 28, 2020
Posting #: 20-1115
Position: Medical Physicist
Status: Permanent Full-Time
Program: Northeast Cancer Centre
Department: Medical Physics
Site: Northeast Cancer Centre (NECC)
Purpose: The Medical Physicist will be an integrated member of the regional
physics team, reporting to the Chief Physicist. The physics team is responsible for
providing clinical expertise, acceptance testing, commissioning and calibration of
equipment, implementation of state of the art technologies, quality assurance,
radiation safety and development of new treatment techniques. Additional
responsibilities associated with this position include conducting clinical medical
physics research and providing education for residents, students and staff.
Graduate degree (a PhD is preferred) in Physics or a closely related
discipline from a recognized university.
Completion of a residency or training program in Radiation Oncology
Eligible for certification in radiation oncology physics by the Canadian
College of Physicists in Medicine, or equivalent.
Ministry of Labour “Worker Health & Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training
certificate is required or commitment to obtain upon commencement of
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years postgraduate experience in radiotherapy physics
A proven track record in medical physics research is an asset
Experience with low-dose rate and high-dose rate brachytherapy is considered an
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the proven
ability to communicate effectively with patients, physicians and other health care
Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload
Personal Suitability: Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record
A strong interest in working with a multi-disciplinary medical team
Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability, experience
and qualifications as identified in the resume and completed Application Form submitted.
The Hospital reserves the right to conduct a formal interview process where required.
Shift: Days (7.5 Hours/Day, Monday to Friday)
Bilingualism is an Asset
Salary: As per Ontario PIPSC scales; compensation includes Northern Allowance.
This opportunity is also being advertised to the general public. Internal applicants applying after the noted posting deadline
must respond to the external advertisement.
For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Konrad Leszczynski (Chief Physicist & Manager – Radiation
Oncology - Physics) toll free at 1-866-469-0822 ext. 2147.
The posting will remain open until filled.