The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Diagnostic Medical Physicist in the Radiation Safety Office to support both diagnostic imaging physics and medical health physics activities at the five affiliated University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Hospitals. This position is responsible for providing radiation safety and physics support for radiographic, fluoroscopic, CT, mammographic, MR, nuclear medicine and PET imaging modalities. Responsibilities will include quality assurance and acceptance testing of imaging equipment, support of ACR accreditation, developing and conducting radiation safety training, performing radiation shielding and radiation dosimetry calculations, performing radiation safety audits to assure compliance with NRC, PA-DEP, and TJC regulations, and support for an extensive radiopharmaceutical therapy program. The individual will work closely with a team of five other medical physicists.
The position requires an MS or PhD in medical physics or related field, a minimum of two years clinical medical physics experience in diagnostic radiology/nuclear medicine, and certification or board eligibility in diagnostic medical physics by the American Board of Radiology. Demonstrated excellent organizational, project management, and written/oral communication skills are required. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal and customer service skills, be self-motivated, and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
The University of Pittsburgh offers an excellent retirement and benefits package including tuition reduction for employee, spouse and dependent children.
Please note: All applicants must apply via www.PittSource.com referencing position number 0123507.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
MS in Medical physics or related field required. 2-3 years of clinical medical physics experience in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine required. Must meet the American College of Radiology Accreditation personnel requirements for Medical Physicists in CT, MR, NM, and PET modalities.
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