Top Physicist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Physicist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Physicist resumes they appeared on. For example, 8.2% of Physicist resumes contained Treatment Planning System as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Physicist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Physicist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Treatment Planning System

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Here's how Treatment Planning System is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Managed numerous patient critical radiation treatment planning systems.
  • Validated SBRT beam data for Eclipse treatment planning system as medical physics resident Machine Quality Assurance.
  • Commissioned Dynamic Wedges for the ADAC treatment planning system.
  • Commissioned two Eclipse Treatment Planning System.
  • Perform weekly chart checks and treatment planning for external beam and brachytherapy cases using CMS FOCUS 3D treatment planning system.
  • Initialized IMRT program using the ADAC treatment planning system, IMRT treatment planning and IMRT QA.
  • Develop 3D and 2D external beam and brachytherapy treatment plans using CMS FOCUS treatment planning system.
  • Assist dosimetrists in developing 2D, 3D and IMRT plans using Eclipse Treatment Planning System.
  • Commissioned an existing Elekta Synergy in Eclipse Treatment Planning System.
  • Pinnacle treatment planning system used as well as Elekta.

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2. Radiation Safety

high Demand
Here's how Radiation Safety is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Conducted radiation safety analysis and wrote safety procedures.
  • Served as facilities Radiation Safety Officer.
  • Lead physicist on radiation safety, shielding and civil design.
  • Carry out duties related to radiation safety.
  • Provided radiation safety evaluations and inspections for radiographic, fluoroscopic, portable X-ray, C-arms, CT systems and MRI units.
  • conducted an unannounced inspection of the hospital's radiation safety program and found no violations.

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3. Laser

high Demand
Here's how Laser is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Pulsed Tm fiber laser/amplifier specification, characterization, and implementation as a driver for non-linear converters.
  • Brief leadership/management technical materials of current status and results related to laser based acoustic technology.
  • Developed accurate models and simulations for end-pumped Solid State Laser absorption, extraction behavior.
  • Studied high intensity laser interaction with targets for x-ray laser development.
  • Contract for Sensor packaging sealed by laser welding in Nitrogen gas environment
  • Designed and built optical enclosures to minimize laser radiation exposure.
  • Performed laser operation and maintenance including optic cleaning and replacement.
  • Tested and developed high speed electrical and laser pulse generators
  • X-ray microscopes based on laser-induced plasma with computer simulation.
  • Measured thermal conductivity using novel laser flash method.
  • Be the key contributor for developing high power green laser and demonstrate convincing prototype results which matches modeling results very well.
  • Defined the performance requirements for, and wrote the specification of the ultra short pulse laser light source.
  • Designed and fielded nuclear diagnostics for laser fusion (National Ignition Facility, OMEGA laser facility).
  • Engineered methods of dumping high-energy laser beams for a proposed free electron laser program.
  • Developed high performance, phase change laser diode cooling system for facial consumer product.
  • Worked on SBIR project Laser Diagnostics of Microbial Populations in Food Processing Systems.
  • Performed safety evaluations for laser systems implemented by the United States Air Force.
  • Played a key role in correlating laser performance with design tolerances.
  • Align optics for argon-ion laser and CO2 laser used during experiments.
  • Free Electron Lasers (FEL) - Involved in the European UV/VUV FEL project.

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4. Imrt

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Here's how Imrt is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Commissioned of ArcCheck (SunNuclear) for patient-specific QA of IMRT, RapidArc, and SBRT as medical physics resident.
  • Performed IMRT QA for treatment plans using Solid Water, ionization chambers and Kodak films.
  • Performed quality assurance tests on IMRT cases and analyzed results using RIT software.
  • Designed semi-automatic treatment planning Field in Field Breast forward IMRT.
  • Treated and Evaluated QA on IMRT and RapidArc plans.
  • MRI-based dose calculation for head & neck IMRT.
  • Started IMRT program that resulted great billing revenue.
  • Assisted in daily, monthly and IMRT QA 2.
  • Perform continuing Quality Assurance in the form of Continuing Medical Physics reviews, Dosimetric calculation and plan verification, and IMRT.
  • Provided routine quality assurance for all treatment modalities; Performed IMRT QA, plan verification and patient weekly chart check.
  • Performed daily proton QA using IBA IMRT Matrixx on an IBA proton therapy system.
  • Designed and generated 3D and IMRT treatment plans with Tomotherapy and Eclipse.
  • Perform Quarterly Nuclear Medicine QA Perform Treatment planning using Eclipse 8.9 IMRT planning for prostate, breast.

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5. HDR

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Here's how HDR is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Purchased an HDR GammaMed 12it system.
  • Implemented HDR procedures on prostate, lung, breast (Mammosite and SAVI).
  • worked on the purchase of a new accelerator and new HDR system for Genesis.
  • Received 12 weeks of training in operation of HDR afterloader devices.
  • Provided quality control and brachytherapy treatment planning on Nucletron HDR.
  • Assist HDR planning with Nucletron Plato System for: Mammosite and Vaginal Cylinder treatments.
  • Conducted 3D Conformal, IMRT, HDR, LDR, Bronchoscopy procedures.
  • Commissioned a new Varisource iX HDR afterloader system.
  • Participated in HDR brachytherapy treatment using a Gamma Medplus iX remote afterloader.

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6. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Experience in simulation of accelerator beam dynamics and a variety of data analysis techniques.
  • Designed data analysis software for various experimental efforts in the AMO experimental hall.
  • Post sea test acoustic data analysis and geometric reconstruction analysis.
  • Developed methods of quantifying film morphology for improved data analysis.
  • Completed data analysis and compared with experiment data.
  • Performed data analysis and calibration report generation.
  • Manage and develop the front-end data acquisition (DAQ), data management, SQL database, and data analysis system.
  • Created data analysis algorithms for various instruments such as spectrometers, time of flight detectors, wave-front sensors.
  • Developed X-ray data analysis program packages with C/C++, and integrated with commercial Igor Pro interactive GUI package.
  • Involved in research in the fields of atmospheric physics, data analysis, and physics education.
  • Completed data analysis as well as research and development of new production techniques.
  • Have been working on the experimental data analysis.
  • Developed algorithms using Matlab for data analysis and image processing.

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7. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Observed and participated in the day-to-day activities of the medical physicists in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University Hospital.
  • Maintained U.S. Nuclear Regulatory licenses for both Radiation Oncology and the Nuclear Medicine divisions of the Hospital.
  • Implemented quality QA protocols for radiation oncology, as well as diagnostic and nuclear medicine departments.
  • Performed RSO duty with zero medical event in radiation oncology department over 10 years.
  • Act as system administrator for all servers and workstations in department of radiation oncology.
  • Served as a resource for training and continuing education for radiation oncology staff.
  • Served as a Physicist with primary duties in the Radiation Oncology Department.
  • Performed Daily Proton QA Presented Chart Rounds - Interfaced with Eclipse to display relevant and requested data for selected radiation oncology
  • worked on the purchase of a new Kodak CR system for radiation oncology.

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8. Linac

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Here's how Linac is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Commissioned TrueBeam Linac system as medical physics resident.
  • Designed and calculated protection requirements for new Clinac 2500C radiation therapy facility in Atlanta, GA.
  • Project included: o Serving as primary magnet developer for ReA3 linac and prototype cryomodules.
  • Designed and optimized SLAC Linac Energy Doubler (SLED) sphere cavity input coupler.
  • Conducted daily QA, monthly and yearly calibration of Linac, and quarterly calibration of GammaMed HRD.
  • Imported the new machine (Clinac 21EX) settings into Radiation Oncology Administration in Aria DB.

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9. R

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Here's how R is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Monitored RF depositions of TCO layers finding that controlled target power offered better optical transmission stability compared to controlled deposition rate.
  • Developed and programmed signal processing techniques and designed filters for detection of flaws in fracture-critical rotating jet engine parts.
  • Developed a Long-Period Grating optical fiber sensor and system capable of detecting 50 ppm oxidizer vapor using off-the-shelf components.
  • Reviewed documents and provided expert opinion on physical aspects of radiation physics and radiation therapy in legal cases.
  • Performed analysis, developed optical analogies, and designed preliminary experiments for high power microwave projects.
  • Championed the development of a new semiconductor process technology and product line enabling FDSOI development.
  • Analyzed non-conventional optical and radar imaging including various optical and microwave phased array systems.
  • Worked to develop consumer media from pilot coatings through manufacturing in an industrial facility.
  • Developed and constructed vacuum, cryogenic, electrical, magnetic and superconducting systems.
  • Introduced to management the utility of expert systems for use in proposal justification.
  • Conducted laboratory testing of noble gas luminescence detectors incorporating LAAPD and PMT units.
  • Developed an electroplating process for taller indium bumps to improve hybrid FPA reliability.
  • Designed and implemented imaging algorithm for a prototype dual energy X-ray system.
  • Provided instrumental setup preparation for various external user and in-house experiments.
  • Worked with manufacturing partners to resolve quality issues in production facilities.
  • Prepared congressional testimonies for several hearings in the House of Representatives.
  • Lead physicist responsible for regulatory testing and documentation for FDA approval.
  • Discovered and corrected engineering and production flaws in this sensor technology.
  • Apply organizational and management skills towards consistently achieving critical deadlines.
  • Consulted with Health Physicists on image generation using nuclear radiation.

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10. Data Acquisition

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Here's how Data Acquisition is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Saved months in development time by LabVIEW data acquisition from spectroscopic prototype evaluation station.
  • Conceived and developed custom software for data acquisition, reduction and statistical analysis.
  • Developed software for measurement automation, data acquisition, and statistical analysis.
  • Core developer and implementer for state-of-the-art high-speed data acquisition system.
  • Developed an arcing and data acquisition system used to quantify arcing energies capable of igniting spacesuit material in 100% oxygen.
  • Performed MINOS Project development of control and data acquisition system for large area scintillation counter mapping.
  • Integrated hardware and software to perform data acquisition, and hardware control via GPIB and RS232.
  • Design and development of data acquisition systems for scientific research; development of data analysis and visualization software.
  • Supervised production of completed CT Data Management Systems, assembly of X-ray detectors and data acquisition systems.
  • Beam data acquisition using Multidata water phantom scanning system.
  • Utilized data acquisition via DaisyLab, TempView and Labview platforms for purposes of gathering voltage and temperature data for designs.
  • Programmed, from system level , computer control and sample data acquisition on accelerator.

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11. Nuclear Medicine

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Here's how Nuclear Medicine is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Created s report on the tracking of Medical x-ray and nuclear medicine doses in the US for the CDC
  • Audited radioactive materials licenses for nuclear medicine, nuclear cardiology, and research facilities.
  • Provided hardware and software support for gamma cameras used in nuclear medicine.
  • Assisted Radiation Safety Officer with federal and state compliance and Nuclear Medicine physical QC program.
  • Conduct Semi- annual and annual nuclear medicine audits.
  • Manage 2 Nuclear Medicine technologists.

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12. C++

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Here's how C++ is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Modified and tested C++ and Ada codes that retrieve, reformat and process telemetry data from a space based remote sensor.
  • Designed the C++ infrastructure in a fashion so that user code will look more like a MATLAB code.
  • Created custom automated testing suites written in C, C++, and other languages using embedded computers.
  • Optimized high-speed parallel processing algorithms in C++ to provide PET-CT images to users as quickly as possible.
  • Prototyped algorithms in MATLAB and transferred knowledge to C++ programmers.
  • Architected C++ designs and implemented them.
  • Developed complex semiconductor layer software in C++ to analyze and design VCSELs -later used by UNM to produce VCSELs.

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13. Linear Accelerator

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Here's how Linear Accelerator is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Lead the commissioning of the NSLS-II Linear Accelerator, demonstrating all performance parameters.
  • Provided accurate measurements of radiation output from linear accelerators and brachytherapy sources.
  • Commissioned a stereotatic program for the TrueBeam linear accelerator
  • Total body irradiation with linear accelerators, radiation safety control, dosimetry, and various projects.
  • Participated in investigations involving linear accelerators.
  • Conducted research on the efficacy of daily quality assurance protocols of linear accelerator radiation treatment devices.

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14. Missile

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Here's how Missile is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Conducted live-fire field-testing assignments for missile defense systems at government facilities.
  • Calculate and study escape velocities, approach vectors, targeting ranges, and missiles capabilities of all countries.
  • Invented a new mission-level missile trajectory modeling approach; submitted patent application (pending).
  • Research and development in target detection, discrimination and tracking algorithms in support of the Missile Defence Agency (MDA).
  • Field experience with testing various types of infrared FPAs with live missiles, artillery, and explosives.
  • Advanced Missile Systems, Raytheon Missile Systems, Raytheon Company.

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15. Labview

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Here's how Labview is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Developed proficiency in LabVIEW/LabWindows for control software.
  • Modified LabVIEW program routines to aid in this testing and evaluation.

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16. MRI

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Here's how MRI is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Developed daily, monthly, and annual QA protocols for IGRT involving MRI according to AAPM
  • Help with QC, Safety inspection and ACR Accreditation for MRI scanners of all vendors.
  • Participated in the ACR MRI- 2 scanners (GE and Siemens) QC for VA medical hospitals in CA, USA.
  • Research projects for image fusion (CT, MRI and US) for prostate LDR Brachytherapy.
  • Conducted periodic quality control checks on mammo-graphic, CT and MRI units throughout South Florida.
  • Make: Siemens Performance of MRI scanning operations and write MR research protocols.

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17. Aria

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Here's how Aria is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Applied multivariate analysis and machine learning algorithms on wind turbine big data to optimize and control the wind turbine operation.
  • Second check treatment plans using MU Check and patient data in ARIA prior to first treatment.
  • spearheaded 20+ Engineering Change Orders based on 6 sigma analyses of sensor manufacturing process variables.
  • Eclipse tps version 10 treatment planning system utilizing ARIA v 10 record and verify system.
  • Attended Basic and Advanced planning courses at Varian upon arrival of the Trilogy/Eclipse/Aria system.
  • Covered all basic physics functions on Varian 21EX and Eclipse Treatment Planning system.
  • Perform weekly chart checks and calibration of Varian 2100C Linear Accelerators.
  • Performed QA for Varian Acuity simulator Clinical Physics Practice.
  • Performed monthly, annual QA for Varian 2100EX and 2100iX (with OBI).
  • Full use of both IMPAC and Varian Aria R&V Systems.
  • Commissioned Varian IX Silhouette Accelerator, including Portal Dosimetry, and installed and calibrated associated QC/QA devices.
  • Completed the annual QA/QM reports for Ohio for the Varian 2100C and Elekta Precise accelerators and obtained new physics data.
  • Participated in shielding design calculations and radiation safety surveys of a vault for Varian 2500C linac.
  • Plan of radiation protection for the company ENGEMEC Engenharia Ltda.BA.
  • Commissioned two new Varian TrueBeam Accelerators with HDMLCs.
  • Eclipse commissioning for Varian iX and CL2100C.
  • Implemented mechanical and electrical troubleshooting techniques on a Varian Clinac iX.
  • Commissioned Portal Dosimetry for two Varian Linacs.
  • Participated in TBI, acceptance testing and commissioning of Varian Clinac 2500C Accepted and commissioned Multidata RTP computer.
  • Performed daily Rapid Arc QA using both Mapcheck and ArcCheck on a Varian 2300iX LINAC and Varian TrueBeam.

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18. Fortran

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Here's how Fortran is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Applied transmission line theory to develop a FORTRAN program to simulate radiation affects and predict missile trajectory anomalies.
  • Contributed to FORTRAN program modeling the space based observation of ICBM missile launches.

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19. SRS

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Here's how SRS is used in Physicist jobs:
  • worked with Radiation Oncology Associates on Cyber-knife planning for Brain SRS treatments.
  • Experienced with SRS patient specific QA.
  • Planned and maintained BrainLab SRS treatments.
  • Performed SRS treatment planning using BrainLab(TM) BrainScan(TM) and SRS patient QA.
  • Assist with QA for external beam SRS.
  • Perform treatment QA for IMRT treatments and SRS/SBRT treatments.

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20. LDR

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Here's how LDR is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Subject Matter Expert reviewer of proposals submitted in the highly competitive Laboratory Di- rected Research and Development (LDRD) program.
  • Performed all aspects of LDR brachytherapy procedures using VariSeed 8.0 under the supervision of the physician and three ABR certified physicists
  • Provided physics support for LDR prostate seed and I-125 ocular (coms) implant cases.
  • Provided brachytherapy support for LDR and prostate seed implant procedures.
  • Plan preoperative LDR seed implants using Variseed.
  • Worked with LDR Brachytherapy treatment planning.

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21. Adac

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Here's how Adac is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Develop treatment plans for the radiation therapy using the ADAC Pinnacle System.
  • Used ADAC to do External Beam and Post Processing of I-125 Implants.

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22. Linux

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Here's how Linux is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Completed antenna performance analysis using super computer cluster running on Linux operating system.
  • Implemented algorithms on parallel computing clusters running Linux.
  • Configured and used SGE batch queue systems on HPC Linux clusters.
  • Founded Northrop Grumman Linux Users Group to assist in developing scientific software

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23. IR

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Here's how IR is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Investigated operational characteristics of the Kapron-Haeringunidirectional optical element.
  • Reviewed military specifications for characterization, performance, hazard classification, and insensitive munitions requirements and prepared detailed test procedures accordingly.
  • Strengthened company s market competitiveness by incorporating Mid-IR direct absorption spectroscopy into current and future product pipeline for aviation safety.
  • Carried out research program to measure electrical and thermal properties of ceramic materials for advanced integrated circuit packaging.
  • Designed and developed analysis and analysis software to analyze capabilities of lens designs, predicting their manufactured performance.
  • Executed and/or directed advanced research projects from theoretical stage, through experimental design, execution and analysis.
  • Use judgment to independently determine appropriate interpretation and apply broad regulations/standards for specific, non-standard project requirements.
  • Prepared Congressional Testimony for Office Director Prepared replies to OMB/Congressional/NGO questions on Special Isotope Separation Program.
  • Performed analysis of acoustic based sensor programs Participated in SBIR Review presentations with program mangers.
  • Implemented real-time seizure detection and closed-loop stimulation for seizure disruption in a hospital environment
  • Developed simulation software and algorithms for advanced airborne radar and electronic warfare systems.
  • Developed comprehensive simulations of the nuclear effects on transistor circuits in hostile engagements.
  • Performed embedded microchips programming that allowed continuous zooming and focusing of IR cameras.
  • Integrated and improved control code and message-passing interface for third party components.
  • Conducted radiation safety training to medical personnel as their in-service requirement.
  • Conduct environmental surveys of air/water/ash samples to determine radioactive concentrations.
  • Selected proper optical materials to meet performance requirements and/or regulation.
  • Fostered team environment and formed close associations with production.
  • Achieved gain and required side-lobe profile utilizing limited resources.
  • Directed laboratory materials science activities for accelerator development programs.

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24. Radiology

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Here's how Radiology is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Prepared scanning protocols for customers as required for customer site accreditation by the American College of Radiology.
  • Serve as Radiation Safety Officer and American College of Radiology Site Facility Officer for above center.
  • Initiated the introduction of a TLD-badge monitoring program for all radiology staff.
  • Conducted radiology residents' training in basic MR physics.
  • Shield tests in radiology devices company E. TAMUSSINO Ltda.
  • Established competency-based reorganization of courses in graduate medical education programs for over 30 radiology resident physicians and nuclear pharmacists.

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25. Sbrt

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Here's how Sbrt is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Established Physics guidelines for SBRT treatment planning.
  • Performed SBRT treatment planning and QA.
  • Experience in VMAT, IGRT, and SBRT.

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26. Nasa

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Here's how Nasa is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Supported calibration of the flight instrument at SAO and at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.
  • Task leader of media characterization for NASA sponsored Optical Disk Buffer program.
  • Space grant funded through NASA.
  • Use of global map coordinate transforms, ephemeris and attitude routines in NASA Earth Observing System Toolkit.
  • Supported NASA Aura and NASA NPP Suomi climate missions.
  • Tracked tasks of NASA NPP Suomi Ozone Measurement Profiler Suite (OMPS) using Gantt charts.

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27. Mapcheck

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Here's how Mapcheck is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Commissioned MapCheck and implement its routine use.
  • Performed patient specific IMRT QA using Mapcheck.

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28. Python

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Here's how Python is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Maintain and develop reliable on-line and off-line monitoring software based on Python and C++ languages.
  • Program in C/C++ and Python for data visualization, analysis, and post processing.
  • Developed Python programs relevant to radiation damage predictions Analyzed data from radiation detectors
  • Designed and developed Python/C++ algorithms and models in a linux environment to convert various forms of data into a binary mask.
  • Developed test scripts in Matlab, ImageJ, and Python for test reports.
  • Developed three engineering applications software (Python based).

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29. ACR

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Here's how ACR is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Performed all QA to TG142/ACR standard.
  • Defined and established surface characterization techniques to relate microscopic surface characteristics to macroscopic properties like friction and abrasivity.
  • Developed algorithms and software for early seizure detection using intracranial recordings from epilepsy patients.
  • Continued as member of ACR Radiation Therapy Accreditation Committee and site surveyor.
  • Prepared and participated in JCAHO and ACRO accreditation surveys.
  • Participated in successful ACR accreditations.

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30. Radioactive Materials

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Here's how Radioactive Materials is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Provided expertise and worldwide response capability to any incident or accident involving radioactive materials or nuclear devices.
  • Responded to radioactive materials incidents statewide.
  • Conduct surveys and reviews safety programs of facilities using radioactive materials and their affect on the environment.
  • Review, analyze, evaluate applications, amendments, and license renewals of radioactive materials users.
  • Terminated licenses for production, use, release, disposal or presence of radioactive materials.
  • Performed quarterly test of ventilation rates in rooms where volatile radioactive materials are used.

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31. Monte Carlo

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Here's how Monte Carlo is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Performed software Monte Carlo simulations of stochastic and other probabilistic physics processes such as nuclear and electromagnetic interactions.
  • Organized statistical analysis, including Monte Carlo modeling to analyze and predict production output.
  • Performed computer Monte Carlo simulations for explosives detection using neutron induced gamma rays.
  • Developed full-band 3D Monte Carlo code for simulations of the electron transport.
  • Designed the Monte Carlo model for the density tool.
  • Research on Monte Carlo techniques.

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32. MLC

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Here's how MLC is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Checked MLC functionality using Kodak CR.
  • Create MLC shaping on patients that are to be simulated and treated.
  • Assist with commissioning of MLC upgrade, including dynamic wedge implementation.
  • Utilized both cone and MLC based planning approaches.
  • Review DMLC picket fence film following repairs.
  • Developed macro to automate analysis of dynamic MLC QA.

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33. Impac

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Here's how Impac is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Used to study high velocity impacts and projectile aerodynamics.
  • Mount Sinai Services at Queens Health Network Performing Treatment Planning and Chart Checks Using Eclipse and IMPAC.
  • Carried out ALEGRA simulations of piezoelectric impact fuze and created new benchmark.
  • Detailed understanding of the way to idenitfy the nuclear detector issues and of how these issues could impact the delivered measurements.
  • Served and supported IMPAC and LANTIS(TM) R&V (Record and Verify) oncology information systems.
  • Recorded and verified patients' course of treatment with IMPAC software.

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34. Oversaw

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Here's how Oversaw is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Planned and oversaw inspection, survey, and decontamination of aircraft/ship components.

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35. DOE

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Here's how DOE is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Organized and managed DOE-requested online data challenges.
  • Conceived, presented and defended designs at DOE Critical Decision and other reviews.
  • Optimized CIGS stoichiometry using DOE response surface design that was developed and performed as a team.
  • Served as member of DOE NV Environment, Safety, and Health Standards Identification Team for the Necessary and Sufficient Group.
  • Prime federal contractor responsible for the DOE nuclear complex production of weapons-grade plutonium triggers and other nuclear components.
  • Advised DOE regarding acceptability of those risks compared to similar activities occurring at other DOE Sites.

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36. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Managed visiting scientists scheduling, and training in x-ray data collection techniques, quality analysis and beam operation.
  • Designed apparatus for x-ray optics, data collection.
  • Project included OI, data collection, communication with 4 computers and a PLC safety system.

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37. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Provide the necessary statistical technical support, data storage and support, and necessary for engineering support manufacturing.
  • Provide the necessary statistical photo-imaging technical support & photonics data support for clients.
  • Performed safety screenings/micro shield calculations and provided technical support for the Radiation Protection Unit specializing in training and procedure development.
  • Provide general and specific safety training and provide program technical support to the Research Assistance Group.
  • Provided technical support to the Radiological Section.
  • Provided technical support for operations, revised procedures and forms, and developed SOPs.

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38. OBI

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Here's how OBI is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Performed plan and chart checks, assisted with patient set up/ immobilization and patient specific measurements.
  • Implemented daily OBI QA protocol.
  • Developed a model to analyze network bandwidth in a mobile convoy, with satellite communications in jungle environments.
  • Performed calibrations and QA physics procedures on CT simulator, OBI (On-Board Imager) system and radiotherapy machines.
  • Involved in the commissioning and acceptance of Varian OBI/CBCT, Calypso, and Varian RPM/Gating system.
  • Performed acceptance testing and commissioning of Varian Clinac 21EX linearaccelerator with On-Board Imaging (OBI).

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39. Aapm

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Here's how Aapm is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Perform monthly and annual calibrations on both ELEKTA and Varian treatment machines following the AAPM TG protocols.

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40. Chart Reviews

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Here's how Chart Reviews is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Chart reviews, treatment planning, and dosimetric evaluations.

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41. Savi

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Here's how Savi is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Mentored 7 Green Belt teams for an accumulated cost savings of $105K/yr.
  • Treated 3 SAVI patients in one day.
  • Developed quality control databases to analyze and report equipment and job performance, saving the hospital thousands of dollars annually.
  • Tested advanced optical sensors, resulting in cost savings of [ ].

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42. Mr

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Here's how Mr is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Maintained collaboration with external scientists for the design and testing of a MR-compatible positron emission tomography device for breast imaging.
  • Certified as a RT (R) and MR. 20 years experience in MRI scanning as a technologist.
  • Obtained site's ACR MRI accreditation and utilized the data for site's system performance improvement.
  • Participated in GammaKnife QA, head frame stabilization, MRI simulation, treatment planning and treatment.
  • Developed and conducted technologists' training on MR QC, QA and safety programs.
  • Prepared and presented MR physics and system training material for field service engineers.
  • Homogenized the magnetic fields of more than 100 MRI scanners.
  • Designed MRI catheter probe based on permanent magnet.
  • Developed and made into routine protocols fMRI, MRS, and CSF flow quantification on GE and Siemens MRI scanners.

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43. DOD

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Here's how DOD is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Presented findings at a formal briefing for senior DoD officials, resulting in further funding for the program.
  • Arranged the testing of products or materials to ensure that they meet DOD standards.
  • Researched, designed, and tested PCF amplifier systems for DoD High Energy Laser program.
  • Consulted and researched for DoD-Rock Island on radiochemical preparation and analysis of 3H and Nickel-63 standards and swipe studies.

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44. Image Processing

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Here's how Image Processing is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Helped to develop data correction and image processing algorithms.

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45. GUI

low Demand
Here's how GUI is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Specialized in performing and evaluating radiation shielding calculations for radiation oncology facilities under the guidance of a qualified health physicist.
  • Analyzed electronic component damage thresholds and predicted mission-critical failure ratios for Minuteman III and Peace Keeper guidance systems.
  • Interpreted and compared numerical model output together with forecaster-derived guidance products for improving accuracy of weather forecast.
  • Set up guidelines for radiation safety in conjunction with FPL Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant for Baptist Hospital of Miami.
  • Provided guidance and monitoring during emergency patches on sewer line and made recommendations to contractor and Kelly USA.
  • Designed test stations for a guided projectile (Copperhead).
  • Co-invented a novel gas sensor using gratings and optical wave-guides.
  • Supervised interns and guided junior research staff members.
  • Implemented GUI-like user interfaces for these programs.
  • Guided junior professionals and technicians by leading projects, directing workflow, and providing technical assistance.
  • Performed mechanical/RF design on proprietary antenna projects Designed/built next gen waveguide simulator for Ka-Band phased array Radar Cross-Section Analysis

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46. Nist

low Demand
Here's how Nist is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Worked on special projects that addressed deterministic problems which arose due to sporadic production issues.
  • Provide internal equipment evaluations and calibrations following NIST, AAPM, A2LA protocols and standards.
  • Represented 3M in NIST standardization and test method working groups.
  • Calibrated high-voltage resistors and inductive voltage dividers in support of NIST calibration services.
  • Reviewed proposals submitted to the NIST Advanced Technology Program and Technology Reinvestment Project.
  • Characterized high-speed photo-receivers in the NIST electro-optic sampling system.
  • Administered the national database regarding the generated healthcare waste.
  • Performed broadband and spectral infrared calibrations of blackbody sources at the NIST low background infrared facility.

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47. PCS

low Demand
Here's how PCS is used in Physicist jobs:
  • Provided support for approximately 25 PCs running Windows 95.
  • Interfaced instrumentation to IBM PCS and Hewlitt Packard computers.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Physicist

Treatment Planning System11.7%
Radiation Safety11.5%
Laser9.7%
Imrt7.7%
HDR7.2%
Data Analysis6.2%
Oncology5.6%
Linac4.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Physicist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Treatment Planning System
Treatment Planning System
8.2%
8.2%
2
2
Radiation Safety
Radiation Safety
8.1%
8.1%
3
3
Laser
Laser
6.8%
6.8%
4
4
Imrt
Imrt
5.4%
5.4%
5
5
HDR
HDR
5%
5%
6
6
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
4.4%
4.4%
7
7
Oncology
Oncology
3.9%
3.9%
8
8
Linac
Linac
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
R
R
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Data Acquisition
Data Acquisition
2.7%
2.7%
11
11
Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear Medicine
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
C++
C++
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Linear Accelerator
Linear Accelerator
2%
2%
14
14
Missile
Missile
2%
2%
15
15
Labview
Labview
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
MRI
MRI
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Aria
Aria
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Fortran
Fortran
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
SRS
SRS
1.8%
1.8%
20
20
LDR
LDR
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
Adac
Adac
1.7%
1.7%
22
22
Linux
Linux
1.6%
1.6%
23
23
IR
IR
1.5%
1.5%
24
24
Radiology
Radiology
1.5%
1.5%
25
25
Sbrt
Sbrt
1.4%
1.4%
26
26
Nasa
Nasa
1.4%
1.4%
27
27
Mapcheck
Mapcheck
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
Python
Python
1.3%
1.3%
29
29
ACR
ACR
1.3%
1.3%
30
30
Radioactive Materials
Radioactive Materials
1.3%
1.3%
31
31
Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo
1.3%
1.3%
32
32
MLC
MLC
1.1%
1.1%
33
33
Impac
Impac
1%
1%
34
34
Oversaw
Oversaw
1%
1%
35
35
DOE
DOE
1%
1%
36
36
Data Collection
Data Collection
1%
1%
37
37
Technical Support
Technical Support
1%
1%
38
38
OBI
OBI
0.9%
0.9%
39
39
Aapm
Aapm
0.9%
0.9%
40
40
Chart Reviews
Chart Reviews
0.9%
0.9%
41
41
Savi
Savi
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Mr
Mr
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
DOD
DOD
0.8%
0.8%
44
44
Image Processing
Image Processing
0.8%
0.8%
45
45
GUI
GUI
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Nist
Nist
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
PCS
PCS
0.7%
0.7%

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