Physicist II Job at Novant Health, Charlotte, NC

  • Novant Health
  • Charlotte, NC

Job Description

Physicist II

Hiring Manager: Corey Clift

Job Summary:

Novant Health Cancer Institute-Presbyterian Medical Center is currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Medical Physicist II to complete our team of 3 Medical Physicists, 1 Chief Physicist, 1 Medical Physics Assistant, 2 Medical Physics Residents, 4 Dosimetrists, and 3 Radiation Oncologists at Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte, NC.


The main center comprises two Varian TrueBeam accelerators, two CT scanners, and one Flexitron HDR afterloader in an advanced brachytherapy suite supported by anesthesia. This state-of-the-art HDR brachytherapy suite is one of the busiest in the region, offering a dynamic and exciting work environment. We use VisionRT for SGRT, and Varian Eclipse and Aria for treatment planning and Record and Verify, respectively. Special procedures at the main campus include MLC-based SRS, SBRT, T&O, Vaginal Cylinder, Prostate HDR, and TBI. The group also covers a nearby satellite, which also has a Varian TrueBeam.


The ideal candidate will be ABR certified, but board-eligible applicants are encouraged to apply. They will provide medical physics services to the ACR-accredited Radiation Oncology department at both the main site and the satellite. Additionally, the candidate will play a key role in mentoring and supporting our Medical Physics Residency program, helping to train future physicists and assist with clinical projects.


We are particularly interested in physicists with special skills that can complement our team, such as C# or Python programming experience, expertise with Microsoft Power Platform, or experience with incident learning systems and FMEA. Experienced physicists will be given preference.


In line with our efforts to recruit outstanding candidates, Novant Health offers an excellent benefits package, including relocation assistance, a sign-on bonus, an annual professional budget, an employee discounts program, board certification incentives, and tuition reimbursement. Physics team members at Novant Health are encouraged to participate in AAPM/ASTRO activities and committees and to perform clinical research. Join our extraordinary team focused on providing quality patient-centered care in every dimension, every time. Come grow with us and make your journey remarkable!


Presbyterian Medical Center is part of the Novant Health System, which comprises three large hospitals and several satellites serving patients in North Carolina. This system currently consists of 20 full-time physicists. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.


#JoinTeamAubergine #NovantHealth. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth.


Charlotte is not only a great place to work but also a fantastic place to live and raise a family. Known for its vibrant cultural scene, excellent schools, and family-friendly neighborhoods, Charlotte offers a high quality of life with a relatively low cost of living. The city boasts beautiful parks, a variety of dining and entertainment options, and a strong sense of community. Whether you enjoy outdoor activities, arts and culture, or sports, Charlotte has something to offer everyone.


At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families, and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


  • Education: Graduate Degree, required. Graduate degree in Medical Physics and graduated from CAMPEP accredited Medical Physics Residency Program
  • Experience:  Minimum 3 years in radiation oncology physics, required. Five years Progressive experience in radiation oncology physics, preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification:  Certification in therapeutic medical physics from American Board of Radiology (ABR) or American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP), required.
  • Additional Skills (required): 
    • Generates treatment plans for patient treatments as needed.
    • Provides mentorship to Physicist I.
    • Understands and advises physicians and therapists on proper patient simulation setup and treatment delivery techniques.
    • Follows necessary safety protocols to ensure safe and effective delivery of radiation treatment.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of current best practices for quality assurance.
    • Performs recommended quality assurance procedures to ensure the safe operation of radiation equipment.
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of equipment function and operation.
    • Regularly assesses current processes to ensure their effectiveness and continuous quality improvement.
    • Performs patient specific quality assurance procedures including but not limited to: -Initial treatment plan checks, IMRT/SBRT/SRS QA, In-vivo dose measurements, and activities that are required to ensure the safe delivery of radiation treatments.
    • Provides special physics consults to radiation oncologists as needed.
    • Performs weekly chart checks in accordance with department policies.
    • Maintains continuing education and professional development.
    • Responsible and accountable for:Compliance with workplace policies and procedures for risk identification, risk assessment and risk control.
      Active participation in activities associated with the management of workplace health and safety.
      Identification and reporting of health and safety risks, accidents, incidents, injuries and property damage at the workspace.
      Proper utilization of performance (ownership, teamwork communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
    • Demonstrates standard of performance (ownership, teamwork communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



Interested candidates please email a CV and Cover Letter to:

Corey Clift, MS, DABR

Chief Physicist

Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center




Lalith Kumaraswamy, PhD, DABR

Director of Physics

Novant Health Cancer Institute

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

Job Tags

Full time, Outdoor, Relocation package, Relocation bonus,

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