HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
HCA at UCH is a joint venture between HCA Healthcare UK and University College Hospital NHS Trust.
HCA at UCH is a dedicated private facility, specialising in the treatment of Haematological Malignancies and Solid Tumours. We are a JACIE accredited bone marrow transplant centre, including CAR-T cell therapy.
We continue to grow and have recently moved into a new state of the art unit within UCLH Grafton Way Building.
About the role:
As the Senior Physicist, you will contribute to the day to day operation of all aspects of medical physics activities at Private care at UCH. Your role will include contribution to all aspects of Radiotherapy Physics operations while maximising uptime of the linacs by carefully arranging for maintenance and calibrations. This position will predominantly be based at our facility within University College Hospital with some occasional travel to our sister site at Guy’s Hospital.
Duties and responsibilities:
Commission any new equipment including new linacs and QA equipment under the supervision of the Lead Physicist.
In collaboration with the Lead Physicist, to accurately calibrate radiotherapy equipment including the linacs and ionisation chambers.
Provide scientific support for the Clinical Oncologists, Radiographers, Dosimetrists and the rest of the Medical Physics team.
Participate in the routine tasks within the department including QA, treatment planning and checking, duty cover etc.
In conjunction with the research and development physicist, propose, lead and participate in research and development projects
Manage the radiation safety across the site and to act at the radiation protection supervisor (RPS)
Organise and lead regulatory audit in coordination with the radiation protection advisor (RPA) and the Lead Physicist.
Skills and experience
Master’s degree in Medical Physics or a relevant subject
HCPC registration (or nearing)
Experience of working in a clinical environment, ideally within a radiotherapy physics team
Previous experience as a senior radiotherapy physicist (desirable)