The Enterprise Director of Medical Physics (EDMP) is a newly created position, reporting to the Enterprise Senior Vice President and Chair of Radiation Oncology, which reflects the growth and complexity of the Jefferson Health enterprise as it has expanded over the past 7 years. This exciting new role was created to enhance strategic and operational alignment across all Jefferson Health medical physics functionalities that support the Department of Radiation Oncology. The EDMP will therefore have broad overall responsibility for strategic execution in medical physics, which includes ensuring the provision of consistent, high quality and safe clinical care, and promoting operational, academic and research excellence for medical physics across the Jefferson Health system of care.
In order to fulfill the enterprise role, the EDMP will work closely with a progressive executive leadership team. S/he will be responsible for creating, overseeing and implementing existing and new clinical physics programs and clinical operations, as well as for promoting outstanding research, scholarship and education within medical physics across Jefferson Health sites and institutions in conjunction with the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.
S/he will have primary clinical, administrative, operational and academic responsibility for managing Jefferson’s medical physics faculty at all departmental locations: the Bodine Center for Radiation Therapy at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH), Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience (JHN), Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, Abington Hospital – Asplundh Cancer Pavilion, and Jefferson New Jersey – Washington Township Campus.
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Develop a strategic vision for Medical Physics
Leads departmental particle therapy initiatives
Provides a vision for the implementation of data science and informatics platforms in radiation oncology
Cultivates scholarly activity, funded research and education programs of excellence in medical physics across Jefferson Health
Serves on departmental Executive Committee and helps develop strategic direction for the department
Supports department in acquisition and program development of new novel technologies: i.e. MRIdian, MRI Linear Accelerator, Cyberknife, GammaKnife, etc.
Maintains and manages all treatment related technology
Develops relationships and partners with all technology vendors
Manages budget related to all treatment equipment and physics related hardware/software
Maximizes efficiency of all operational technology systems necessary to provide high quality patient care/treatment: e.g., Mosaiq, Aria, Eclipse, etc.
Optimizes the utilization of current treatment technologies
Ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal radiation regulations and national accreditations
Develops and implements enterprise standards for physics and dosimetry, collaborating closely with peer enterprise executives and local leaders to implement enterprise policies, programs and systems at individual sites
Determines, procures and assigns resources and appropriate staffing in medical physics/dosimetry to meet enterprise patient care, safety and academic requirements and priorities
ABOUT JEFFERSON HEALTH Jefferson Health, which includes 14 hospitals, 2,867 licensed beds, 6,100 physicians and practitioners and 7,400 nurses, is Philadelphia’s second largest employer. Jefferson is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 10 specialties, including ophthalmology (#2) and orthopedics (#4), as well as rehabilitation (#13) through its Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. Jefferson Health has over 40 outpatient and urgent care locations, which, together, result in more than 3.8 million outpatient visits annually.
The mission of Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC), an NCI-designated cancer center since 1996, is to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families through innovation, compassion and breakthrough discoveries. The SKCC at Jefferson offers a depth and breadth of experience in all aspects of cancer from the laboratory to the clinic, and the expertise of physicians, scientists, staff and other health care professionals places SKCC at the forefront of cancer research and care. U.S. News and World Report ranked the SKCC #23 in the 2019-2020 rankings, and has consistently ranked it as a top cancer center for the past decade.
ABOUT THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY Thomas Jefferson University’s academic programs span 10 colleges and 3 schools, including architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, science and social sciences, for a total of 160 undergraduate and graduate programs.
Thomas Jefferson University has been ranked the 5th most innovative university and among the best in value by U.S. News & World Report (northern region). The Center for Digital Health, led by Adam Dicker, MD PhD, ESVPRO and Chair of Radiation Oncology, was formed in 2018 to play a pivotal role in the promotion, resourcing, design and coordination of clinical and evaluative digital health research at Jefferson. The Center is unique in its mission to engage industry partners in the rigorous validation of the efficacy and impact of digital health innovations in the clinical setting.
As another example of its eclectic strategic evolution, Thomas Jefferson University formed the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce in November 2010 by combining the School of Design and Engineering and the School of Business. Its Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce is home to fashion programs that have ranked 7th in the world and 3rd in the U.S. by Fashionista, and among the world’s best by CEOWORLD Magazine and Business of Fashion.
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Minimum of 8 years’ post-certification by the ABR
Demonstrated clinical excellence in medical physics, preferably with national recognition an area of deep specialization
PhD in medical physics or related area
Strong operational and management experience, clinical program development, and proven leadership capabilities in cancer center environment
A track record of building effective, accountable teams and partnerships
Demonstrated outstanding contributions to cancer research, education, and clinical excellence in the field of medical physics that qualify the candidate for appointment at the Associate or Professor rank at Thomas Jefferson University.
Advanced management degree is encouraged, although not required (MBA, MPH, MPA, or similar preferred)
Candidates with a strong research background are encouraged to apply
Internal Number: 9233089
About Jefferson Health- Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Health delivers state-of-the-art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nation’s best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson... (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet-to-be-imagined careers.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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