St. Luke's Health System

Junior Medical Physicist

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Physics Boise
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190 E Bannock St, Boise, South Tower


St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, ID is seeking a Medical Physicist to join our Cancer Institute team.


Unit/Position Summary

Along with the radiation oncologists and other members of the treatment-planning team, the Medical Physicist is responsible for establishing treatment-planning and treatment procedures.


  • Ensures that all treatment machines and radiation sources are correctly calibrated according to accepted protocols.
  • Helps define the specifications for the purchase of treatments unit(s) including external beam and brachytherapy units, therapy simulators, CT and ultrasound units, other therapy imaging systems, and treatment planning system.
  • Ensures that all radiation safety requirements throughout the facility are met.
  • In coordination with other team members, develops and maintains a QA program.
  • Ensures that the beam and source data are accurate and correctly entered into the treatment planning system.
  • Establishes treatment planning and dose calculation procedures that are used throughout the department, and ensures their accuracy.
  • In consultation with the radiation oncologists, performs or oversees treatment planning and determination of radiation dose distributions in patients undergoing treatment.
  • Ensures policies and procedures contain proper elements of good radiation oncology practice, delivery of treatment, radiation safety, quality control, and regulatory compliance.
  • Releases a treatment machine into clinical service after maintenance, and documents that any alteration caused by the maintenance and repair schedule does not affect the accelerator performance or calibration.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Ensures that all treatment machines and radiation sources are correctly calibrated according to accepted protocols.


  • Education: Master’s degree in Medical Physics or a related field
  • Experience: 2 years in radiation oncology physics setting or completion of CAMPEP accredited residency.
  • Licenses/Certifications: Certification in Therapeutic Radiological Physics (TRP) or Therapeutic Medical Physics (TMP) by the ABR or ABMP

Why St. Luke's

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.




*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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