Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Senior Medical Physicist(HPC/MP 2) at the University Hospital of the West Indies.


Under the general direction of the Consultant- Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, the Senior Medical Physicist is responsible for:

  • Providing technical supervision of equipment operation and maintenance; 

  • Maintaining records of radiation doses and monitoring for occupationally exposed staff;

  • Maintaining records demonstrating technical compliance;

  • Participating in or undertaking research and development either individually or as part of a broader clinical team;

  • Participating in education and training programs;

  • Providing supervision in radiation protection and safety programs;

  • Providing evidence of compliance of nuclear imaging and radioactivity measurement equipment with regulatory, professional and accreditation agency rules and recommendations;

  • Measuring and characterize medical radiation from radiopharmaceuticals prior to clinical utilization 

  • Performing acceptance testing, evaluation and commissioning of nuclear imaging and radioactivity measurement equipment and their associated computer systems, algorithms, data, and output; 

  • Evaluating nuclear imaging and radioactivity measurement procedures prior to clinical use;

  • Developing and/or evaluating policies and procedures related to the appropriate clinical use of radiation for nuclear imaging, radiopharmaceutical therapy and/or radioactivity measurement purposes; 


  • Masters in Medical Physics with a specialty in Nuclear Medicine;


  • Bachelor Degree in Physics OR Radiation Biology or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution;
  • Four (4) year experience with working knowledge of radiation safety and current rules and regulations of Nuclear Medicine;
  • Knowledge of physics and basic medical sciences such as anatomy, physiology, genetics and biochemistry.

Applications accompanied by resumes should be submitted no later than February 14, 2022



The Senior Director, Human Resource Management and Development

University Hospital of the West Indies

Mona, Kingston 7

It should be noted that only shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview.