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Radiation Safety Officer

Location: Memphis
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview As the Radiation Safety Officer, you will organize and maintain a comprehensive radiation safety program encompassing all research and medical facilities which include our proton/deuteron cyclotron, proton synchrotron, linear accelerators, cesium and x-ray irradiators and biomedical research laboratories. Your focus in this role is ensuring the safe and compliant operation of these and other programs involving ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. You will mitigate risks through monitoring and training programs, developing policies and procedures, and managing staff to meet operational objectives. We are looking for someone who can identify areas for improvement once a working knowledge of our program is achieved. Our program consists of a medical use license, research use license and certified registration with the state of Tennessee. The breadth of our program allows for a variety of job responsibilities and we have adequate staff to support you in this role. If you are ready to join our team, then take the first step by applying now! Minimum Education

  • Master's degree in health physics, radiological physics, or related scientific discipline required.
  • PhD preferred
  • Board eligibility by the American Board of Health Physics preferred Minimum Experience
    • Two (2) years of experience in a medical/research radiation safety program required
    • Experience must include knowledge of federal and state regulations and management of a comprehensive license
    • Experience with managing safe application of a variety of ionizing radiation sources in the healthcare setting is preferred
    • Knowledge of hazards, shielding and defining exposure limits for radiation producing equipment used in clinical and biomedical research operations is preferred
    • Experience maintaining compliance with relevant local, state and federal regulations related to use of ionizing and nonionizing radiation in healthcare facilities is preferred Other Credentials
      • (ABHP-CHP)Certified Health Physicist within four (4) years of date of hire Other Information COVID-19 vaccine: - As of September 10, 2021, -St. Jude Children 's Research Hospital has mandated -the -COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment. EEO Statement: -St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer No Search Firms: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. Please do not call or email. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or other representative at St. Jude via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place and approved by HR will result in no fee being paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Jude. YourMembership. Keywords: Radiation Officer, Location: Memphis, TN - 37501

Keywords: ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL, Memphis , Radiation Safety Officer, Other , Memphis, Tennessee

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