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Physicist (Hybrid schedule)


Job Description


Be part of a rapidly growing Radiation Oncology team at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health’s Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute. We are seeking a full-time Physicist to join our collaborative and dynamic group of six Radiation Oncologists, seven Medical Physicists including the chief physicist and six Certified Medical Dosimetrists. This great opportunity will consist of a hybrid schedule.


The Radiation Oncology Clinic includes two Varian Truebeam Linacs, two Halcyon one with the newly released Hyper-sight, Accuray Cyber Knife, Tomotherapy unit, Gamma Med HDR unit, two Siemens CT Simulators and Varian Probeam 360 proton single gantry system. The new state-of-the-art proton therapy facility opened in Fall 2022, becoming the second site in Pennsylvania to offer the innovative radiation therapy to cancer patients.

A full range of radiation oncology services 3D, IMRT, High Dose Rate brachytherapy, SRS and SBRT are offered. Other software and equipment include Aria R&V, Varian Eclipse and Accuray Precision TPS, Varian BrachyVision, MIM, Velocity, Radcalc, RIT, Mapcheck, ArcCheck, Matrix, IC- Profiler, Daily QA3, IBA and PTW Beam scanners, CIRS phantom and a full complement of phantoms and chambers for routine QA. 


  • Completion of a Masters or Ph.D. in Physics
  • Certified by the American Board of Radiology or American Board of Medical Physicists or Board eligible-certification to be achieved within 3 years of employment
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of current radiation therapy principles, methods, procedures and techniques.
  • 3+ years’ experience preferred
  • Proton experience is desired but not required


  • Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 07/10/2023