Medical Physicist

By:Esmeralda Rodriguez

Name

Medical Physicist

Job Description

They are professionals who work in medical imagine && radiation processes to help detect illnesses and diseases and help treat them. They are mostly concern in 3 areas:

  1. Clinical Service & Consultation
  2. Research & Development
  3. Teaching

A Typical Day At Work

A typical day at work would vary, depending where your work area would be that day. On some days physicists work in the clinics with patients and do consultations. Other days they work in the research area and make sure everything works perfectly. Also they would give diagnosis to patients and how it can be treated.

Education

  • Masters or Doctorates
  • Residency training program

Involvement in Physics

  • Helps improve the use of medical equipment
  • Studies the application of physics to medicine

Pay Scale

Annually: $129,183

Monthly: $ 10765.25

Companies

  1. UPMC
  2. Advanced Radiation Physics Service
  3. AROS
  4. Sumer Medical Center
  5. Virtua Health
  6. Radiation Therapy Service

Budget

Monthly

$10,765.25

Cell Phone

AT&T- $60

Technology

  • TV- $76.99
  • Wi-Fi-$49.99

Groceries

$175

Household Items

$50

Eating Out

$500

Clothing

$500

Car

  • Fuel- $250
  • Insurance- $150
  • Maintenace- $200

House Rent

$2,095

Utilities

$100

Health Insurance

$239

Student Loans

$2500

Entertainment

$500

Savings

3000

Misc.

$319.27