Radiation Safety Officer (Senior Medical Physicist)
April 2, 2018
Academic, Non-Profit, Hospital
Medical Physics: Health Physics/Radiation Safety
4 Year Degree
UC Health delivers the most advanced level of care in the Greater Cincinnati area. Our state-of-the-art facilities house the latest in innovative technology, providing patients with fast, safe and effective treatments that are on the cutting edge of cancer care today.
The Senior Medical Physicist will serve as the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) for UC Health including UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital and the Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care. The RSO provides strategic leadership and oversight of the radiation safety program for designated UC Health facilities as it pertains to the uses of radioactive materials on the UCMC campus. The RSO establishes and formulates broad plans, goals and policies and serves as the ex officio and consultant to the various committees, including the Radiation Safety Committee.
Provide strategic leadership for all aspects of the radiation safety program.
Ensure that designated UC Health radiation safety activities are in full compliance with federal, state, accreditation agency, and UC Health policies, guidelines and procedures.
Provide guidance and exercise independent judgment when policies and regulations are seemingly conflicting.
Serve as UC Health’s liaison to federal and state regulatory agencies and oversight bodies. Provide advice and guidance for facility administrators related to radiation safety compliance issues.
Modify radiation safety program as required to reflect changes in regulations and in concert with the recommendations of nationally recognized organizations (e.g. National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements [NCRP] and International Commission Radiological Protection [ICRP]).
Bachelor, Master’s or PhD Degree in Health or Medical Physics or closely related field.
5+ years’ experience working directly with or under the supervision of a Radiation Safety Officer on a Commission or Agreement State license or permit issued by a Commission master material licensee that authorizes similar type(s) of use(s) of radioactive material.
This position requires appointment as Radiation Safety Officer by the Facility administration and State of Ohio Department of Health as the RSO for the facilities radioactive material license.
Broad Scope Type A license knowledge required.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About UC Health
UC Health brings together the region’s top clinicians and researchers to provide world-class care to the Cincinnati community and beyond. From our flagship University of Cincinnati Medical Center to our state-of-the-art West Chester Hospital, UC Health delivers the absolute best in treatment and care.
Continually recognized for excellence and backed by the academic strength of the University of Cincinnati, one of the nation’s top 25 public research universities, UC Health is revolutionizing how discovery-driven care is delivered. Because our physicians are teachers and researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, they are able to provide our patients with high-quality and innovative medical treatment and care.
With Cincinnati’s largest and most distinguished group of board-certified physicians practicing in every medical and surgical specialty, UC Health can offer patients what no other physician group, hospital or health system in our community can – access to the best and brightest minds who are deeply passionate about solving the most complex medical cases. Simply put, when it matters most, our expert physicians are the ones to call.
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