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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/23/23

Applications Due06/30/23

Vacancy ID131429

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleMedical Physicist - 06871

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade27

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $97826 to $120492 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address CEH - Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection. This position can be located in any major DOH reginal office where space is available.

This includes Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, New Rochelle, Albany and New York City.

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications A Ph.D. in an appropriate field and board certification as a Medical
Physicist from either the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have 5 years or more as a practicing medical physicist.

Duties Description The Medical Physicist, Grade 27, will develop guidance documents for radiation equipment registrants and licensees in the use of new medical radiation technologies. This work is critical to ensure patient safety and accurate treatment delivery to keep pace with innovation and introduction of new devices and techniques in the use of radiation in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

The incumbent will review medical misadministration reports (that involve the use of radiation) from records and on-site investigations of medical events involving radiation and analyze the data from data systems regarding frequency, causes, and contributing factors of radiation misadministration. This ongoing effort is critical to ensure patient safety and accuracy of treatment delivery. The Medical Physicist will train staff on proper data collection, operation, and use of new technology in radiation oncology. The Incumbent will also work will national organizations to share findings and information to develop new guidance for patient safety and care and perform other duties as deemed necessary by the Bureau Director.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time, non-competitive appointment. Occasional travel throughout New York State to areas not served by public transportation may be required. (10%).

"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "

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Name Human Resources Management Group, RMV/MP/06871/BERP

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference RMV/MP/06871/BERP included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, RMV/MP/06871/BERP, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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