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 Position available for Medical Physicist
at California Protons Therapy Center, San Diego, California

California Protons in San Diego, CA, is seeking candidates for proton therapy physicist positions to add to the current staff. The successful applicants must have a M.S. or Ph.D. degree and board certification in therapeutic radiological physics or its equivalent. Experience in proton therapy/Eclipse is preferred but not required.

The proton center is the first Varian ProBeam proton system in the United States. The center utilizes pencil-beam scanning in five rooms: three gantry rooms (equipped with CBCT & KV for IGRT) and two fixed beam rooms (KV imaging). The on-site imaging center is fully equipped with a GE large bore 4D CT scanner, a GE 1.5 T wide bore MRI unit and a GE PET/CT system. The facility has a full pediatric recovery suite to manage patients under anesthesia in partnership with Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego.
The Physics Department has assorted ion chambers, 3D (PTW) water phantom, 2D ion chamber matrix (PTW Octavius 729 XDR), SunNuclear Daily QA3, 2D (Lynx) imaging system and Logos XRV2020 Beam Profiler. We use SDX for gating/breath-hold treatments.

We treated our first patient in February 2014 and hosted the PTCOG 54 meeting in 2015.

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