[ RadSafe ] RSO position

Stabin, Michael michael.g.stabin at Vanderbilt.Edu
Wed Mar 22 06:38:42 CST 2006

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about this position.

VEHS Assistant Director and Radiation Safety Officer
Position Announcement
March 20, 2006

As the designated University RSO, this position oversees all aspects of
radiation safety for Vanderbilt University operations.  The primary
focus of this position is to manage radiation protection for
Vanderbilt's clinical and research activities to ensure compliance with
State and Federal regulations and Vanderbilt's various licenses and
certified registrations. 

o	Act as lead contact for any regulatory inspections concerning
radioactive material usage or radiation safety.  
o	Participate in all required VEHS management functions, such as
annual reviews, budget meetings, and other activities.  Prepare and
deliver all required reports and presentations as VEHS Assistant
Director of the radiation safety program.
o	Recruit, develop, retain, and manage professional and technical
radiation safety staff.
o	Provide technical health physics expertise for all Vanderbilt
University operations.
o	Manage the radiation safety program at Vanderbilt which
o	Radiation Safety Committee and subcommittee  
o	Research protocol reviews
o	Radiation safety audit program 
o	Broadscope license and certified registration requirements 
o	Annual and new user radiation safety training program 
o	Sealed source inventory and leak test program
o	ALARA program 
o	Survey meter calibration program
o	Radiation safety database development and maintenance
o	Radioactive effluent evaluation program 
o	Radioactive material inventory program 
o	X-Ray inspection program
o	Decommissioning program 
o	Patient therapy support program 
o	Shielding design and evaluation program 
o	Declared pregnant worker (DPW) program 
o	Radiation emergency preparedness program 
o	Public radiation dose 
o	Fee-for-service budgets.
o	Develop and implement University-wide non-ionizing radiation
safety program
o	Implement new regulations and requirements as promulgated.

Masters degree or higher in health physics, nuclear engineering or other
appropriate science-related field of study required.  10+ years health
physics experience with at least 6+ years experience in direct
supervision and management of radiation safety professional and
technical staff or equivalent.  ABHP Certification as a Health Physicist
required.  Prior experience as an RSO managing a broadscope license in a
medical setting and/or a major research university is preferred.

Please send all inquires to:		
Robert Wheaton, MPH, CIH - Director VEHS
Vanderbilt Environmental Health and Safety
1161 21st Avenue South, U-0211 MCN
Nashville, TN 37232-2665
Phone:  615-343-0758
Email:  robert.wheaton at vanderbilt.edu

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