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Sanford Health Physicist - Radiation Oncology - Fargo in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: Roger Maris Cancer Center Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 820 4th St N, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Sanford Health is seeking a Physicist in the Radiation Oncology Department at the Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo, ND. The employee will share duties with three Physicists and a Director of Physics. This is a new position due to department growth. The department has five radiation oncologists and five dosimetrists. A sixth radiation oncologist is hired to start summer of 2024. Certification in radiation oncology physics is preferred; however consideration will be given to new grads and non-certified physicists who are board-eligible. This position will be involved in all aspects of radiation oncology physics. HDR experience and AMP status on a RAM license is preferred. Prior Aria/Eclipse experience is preferred. Department equipment consists of 3 Varian linacs: two matched TrueBeams with VisionRT and a Edge with ExacTrac Dynamic. Department software includes Aria/Eclipse 16.1 in a Citrix environment with all new FAS/GPU's, RapidArc, RapidPlan and MCO. Portal Dosimetry is used for routine IMRT QA. Brainlab Elements, RadCalc, Velocity along with ClearCheck, AutoContour and EZFluence from Radformation are used. A new Siemens go.Open Pro CT scanner with RGSC is used for simulations. A Varian Bravos HDR unit is used in a dedicated brachytherapy suite with a second Siemens large bore CT scanner. The physics team supports a busy prostate and gyn brachytherapy practice. QA equipment is primarily Sun Nuclear with SunCHECK/DoseCHECK software with 3DS and 1DS tanks, IC Profiler and DQA3. A Xstrahl superficial x-ray unit is used for skin treatments.


Master’s degree in physics, biophysics, medical physics or radiological physics.

Board certified required. If not certified, the new hire has five years from time of hire to become certified. For a physicist in radiation oncology, acceptable certifications are: the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Physics, Therapeutic Medical Physics, or Therapeutic Radiologic Physics, American Board of Medical Physics, Canadian College of Physicist in Medicine or related certification board.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

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Req Number: R-0116633
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No