Medical Physicist Job Opportunities – Uganda Cancer Institute

Job Title:           Medical
Physicist
Organization: Uganda Cancer Institute
Duty Station:   Kampala Uganda
Salary Scale:   U4
Reports to:       Senior
Medical Physicist
About US:
The
Uganda Cancer Institute is mandated by me UCI Act of 2016 to undertake cancer
care, research and training. The UCI is also the designated EastAfrica Regional
Centre of Excellence in Cancer Care, Research and Training.
The
Institute officer’s comprehensive cancer care for screening, diagnosis, policy,
care, research and training with all treatment modalities. In a bid to improve
the services offered to Ugandans, UCI is expanding its radiotherapy facility
having acquired additional two radiotherapy machines.
 It is critical to the evolution of a National
Centre of Excellence, providing specialized treatment and care for all types of
cancer using all the available subspecialty expertise possible, as well as
engineering oncology-centered research and training.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
To
carry out calibration of radiotherapy equipment;
·        
To
carry out routine therapy and imaging machine performance tests;
·        
To
plan for radiotherapy treatments;
·        
To
handle radiotherapy patients in consultation with Radiation Oncologists,
Radiation Therapy Officers and Radiotherapy Technicians;
·        
To
ensure radiation safety standards for environment and personnel;
·        
To
assess and investigate different radiotherapy treatment regimens; and
·        
Carrying
out any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor from time to time.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
Must
possess a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Physics from a recognized
institution; and
·        
Clinical
training in Medical Physics of at least one year at an accredited institution
is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All
Interested candidates should submit their application including copies of their
academic and professional transcripts, certificates, curriculum vitae,
employment records and a photocopy of their national ID
Applicants
are expected to provide their telephone contacts, email address as well as
three referees.
Submit
to:
The
Executive Director
Uganda
Cancer Institute
P.O
Box 3935 Kampala
Deadline: 1st November 2019.
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