Atlantic Health System

Medical Physicist

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Summit
Requisition #
Position Type
03715000-RADIATION Oncology
Overlook Medical Center


Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care organizations in New Jersey, is currently seeking a full-time medical physicist to work primarily at the Radiation Oncology Department at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. The position will also provide coverage at other facilities in the Atlantic Health System as assigned. 


The Medical Physics section currently has seven medical physicists and five dosimetrists. Our clinic provides conventional 3D, IMRT, VMAT, and a robust SBRT/SRS services as well as HDR brachytherapy. The system currently has six Varian Linac, one Cyberknife, one Tomotherapy, and one Brachytherapy unit. The practice at Overlook Medical Center is equipped with two Varian iX linacs, an Accuray CyberKnife M6, a Phillips Brilliance Big Bore CT simulator, an off-site Accuray Tomotherapy system, ARIA R&V, Eclipse V13.7, and Velocity 4.1.  An upgrade to a Varian TrueBeam is planned for 2021.


 A successful candidate is expected to perform clinical duties including but not limited to machine QA, Linac calibrations, patient QA, chart checks, 4DCT, rigid/deformable registrations, Treatment Planning for VMAT/IMRT, and other aspects of clinical physics. 




The prerequisites for the position include:

  • Ph.D. or M.S. degree in Medical Physics, or other relevant fields
  • Certification or eligibility for board certification.


Related Experience:

  • The candidate should have strong treatment planning skills with excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving abilities
  • Cyberknife and/or Tomotherapy experience is preferred but not required.

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 12th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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