Medical Physics Assistant

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Albuquerque, NEW MEXICO
Deadline: 24 Mar 2017
Medical Physics Assistant  
Student- W/S or SE  
Medical Physics Assistant  
Radiation Oncology  
$13.50 /hour  
UNM Health Sciences Center (Abq)  
The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 400-mile radius. One of the premier cancer centers nationwide, the UNM CCC has 128 board-certified oncology physicians, forming New Mexico's largest cancer care team. It treats about 60 percent of adults and virtually all the children in New Mexico diagnosed with cancer - more than 10,000 people - from every county in the state in more than 135,000 clinic visits each year. Through its partnership with the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance, an "exemplary national model for cancer health care delivery", the UNM CCC offers access to more than 160 clinical trials to New Mexicans in every part of the state. Annual research funding of more than $72 million supports the UNM CCC's 132 cancer scientists. Working with partners at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and New Mexico State University, they have developed new diagnostics and drugs for leukemia, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, liver and pancreatic cancer, brain cancer, and melanoma; garnered 33 new patents and 117 patents pending; and launched 13 new biotechnology companies since 2010. Learn more at UNM Cancer Center .
Under direct supervision, performs duties from entry level to intermediate complexity requiring some knowledge of systems or procedures within the field of medical physics or an equivalent scientific field. Provides support to the Medical Physics group in a clinical Radiation Oncology Department. Duties may include routine clinical practices and/or support for administrative or research endeavors.
This position is not benefits eligible.  
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Desired computer skills: Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint along with the ability to learn software specialized to radiation oncology
  • 02-08-2017  
    Student Employment Application  
    Candidates for this position must be eligible for employment as verified by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA); those individuals on the OIG/GSA Exclusion Lists will not be considered for hire. Once hired, periodic checks will be made for eligibility of continued employment.  
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  • Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment.
  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions.
  • Moderate physical activity; requires handling of average-weight objects up to 40 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Willing to work occasionally in the evenings or weekends
  • Please provide contact information for references in your resume  
  • Student  
    UNM Cancer Center  
    The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.  
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