Scientific Computing
Medical Physics and Clinical EngineeringMedical Physics and Clinical Engineering
Physics and Engineer...
Imaging - Nuclear MedicineImaging - Nuclear Medicine
Inject radioactive isotope
Pattern of absorption in bone
Indicator of...
ImagingImaging
X-Ray
MR
Ultrasound
Treatment - RadiotherapyTreatment - Radiotherapy
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Safety – Radiation ProtectionSafety – Radiation Protection
Testing a CT scanner
Calibrating a Radiation Level meter
MeasurementMeasurement
Electro-Retinogram
Audiology
Foot pressures
& Gait Analysis
DevicesDevices
Maintain / Repair / Calibrate
37,000 pieces of electrical
equipment
Magnetic Stimulator
Invented and now
co...
Scientific ComputingScientific Computing
W
riting
software Designing databases
Building servers
Training and Education
Dis...
2 parallel Career Paths2 parallel Career Paths
Clinical Technologist
Clinical Scientist
A levels
Science
Degree
£15K £54K
...
RolesRoles
Fabrication
Repair/Maintenance
Patient assessment
Treatment Planning
Service development
Quality Assurance
Cali...
Career pathsCareer paths
Clinical Technologist
~100 staff in post
Employment as Trainee
Employed and train in
house
Academ...
Career pathsCareer paths
Clinical Scientist
~40 staff in post
Good Honours Degree in Physical Science
Employment as Traine...
Useful LinksUseful Links
 Institute of Physics and Engineering in MedicineInstitute of Physics and Engineering in Medicin...
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Careers in Medical Physics

  1. 1. Scientific Computing Medical Physics and Clinical EngineeringMedical Physics and Clinical Engineering Physics and EngineeringPhysics and Engineering solutions insolutions in medicinemedicineImaging Safety Treatment Measurement Devices
  2. 2. Imaging - Nuclear MedicineImaging - Nuclear Medicine Inject radioactive isotope Pattern of absorption in bone Indicator of disease
  3. 3. ImagingImaging X-Ray MR Ultrasound
  4. 4. Treatment - RadiotherapyTreatment - Radiotherapy Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  5. 5. Safety – Radiation ProtectionSafety – Radiation Protection Testing a CT scanner Calibrating a Radiation Level meter
  6. 6. MeasurementMeasurement Electro-Retinogram Audiology Foot pressures & Gait Analysis
  7. 7. DevicesDevices Maintain / Repair / Calibrate 37,000 pieces of electrical equipment Magnetic Stimulator Invented and now commercial product Modified Theatre table for Spinal surgery
  8. 8. Scientific ComputingScientific Computing W riting software Designing databases Building servers Training and Education Disaster and recovery planning PC trouble shooting Hardware and software evaluation Data integration Image processing Security solutions ICT Consulting
  9. 9. 2 parallel Career Paths2 parallel Career Paths Clinical Technologist Clinical Scientist A levels Science Degree £15K £54K £24K £80K Trainee Trainee
  10. 10. RolesRoles Fabrication Repair/Maintenance Patient assessment Treatment Planning Service development Quality Assurance Calibration of Equipment Fault finding Interpretation of Results Development of techniques Research Clinical Technologist Clinical Scientist
  11. 11. Career pathsCareer paths Clinical Technologist ~100 staff in post Employment as Trainee Employed and train in house Academic training by block release Training leads to a vocational degree Clinical Technology and Clinical Physiology Training Scheme Supernumerary trainee 4 years (may reduce to 3) Training leads to a vocational degree University Study Degree in Clinical Technology (Accredited ?!) Seek Employment 2 A Levels Maths or Science
  12. 12. Career pathsCareer paths Clinical Scientist ~40 staff in post Good Honours Degree in Physical Science Employment as Trainee Supernumerary MSc Medical Physics (Year 1) Rotational Training in 3 or 4 specialist areas (Year 2) Specialization (Year 3 & 4) (likely to reduce to 3 years ) Direct Employment Employed in post 6 years of supervised practice and instruction
  13. 13. Useful LinksUseful Links  Institute of Physics and Engineering in MedicineInstitute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)(IPEM) www.ipem.ac.ukwww.ipem.ac.uk  Clinical Scientists RecruitmentClinical Scientists Recruitment www.nhsclinicalscientists.infowww.nhsclinicalscientists.info  Technologists/Physiologists Training SchemeTechnologists/Physiologists Training Scheme yorksandhumberctcp.weebly.com Lee Walton Consultant Clinical Scientist
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