One of our Medical Physics alumni, Lindsey Berkowitz (PhD, 2009), has a job opportunity available for a full-time clinical Imaging Physicist and Assistant Radiation Safety Officer at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.
This person will join one full-time board certified medical physicist (Dr Berkowitz, who serves as RSO) and one physics assistant.
Team responsibilities include testing and oversite of all x-ray and imaging equipment, oversight of all areas that use radioactive material, and compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations.
Primary responsibilities include testing of mammography and fluoroscopy units, CT and MRI scanners, and Nuclear Medicine and PET cameras; teaching radiology residents and helping with radiation safety in-services; covering radiotherapy treatments and providing overall support to the RSO.
Maine Medical Center is a 600-bed level one trauma center and currently in the middle of a 5-year expansion plan. MMC also has three primary outpatient facilities and approximately a dozen offices within Maine Medical Partners that offer imaging.
Portland, Maine is a quaint coastal city with a lot to offer. The vibrant food scene was recognized as the 2018 Restaurant City of the Year by bon appetite. Portland also made the list of the 25 Happiest Cities in the US by National Geographic, which is easy to imagine with the copious amount of lobster, lighthouses, hiking, skiing and craft breweries the state offers.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly-motivated and engaging team in a dynamic position that will allow the candidate to explore projects that are of special interest. Dr Berkowitz will be attending the AAPM Spring Clinical and will be available to informally discuss this position for anyone interested.
For more information, please contact Dr Berkowitz directly.