[ RadSafe ] Job Opening

Yoss, Robert ryoss at mcw.edu
Wed Dec 22 06:57:24 CST 2010

Radiation Safety Officer

The Medical College of Wisconsin is a nationally respected, private medical school and major research center where our commitment to quality patient care and ongoing medical education began over 115 years ago.  We remain poised to continue our mission of educating and developing next generation physicians and scientists; discovering and translating research knowledge; providing high quality patient care and improving the health of the communities we serve. 

The Office of Radiation Safety has responsibilities for radiation compliance and safety in research laboratories at the Medical College of Wisconsin and in clinical facilities at Froedtert Hospital, a major adult care affiliate of the Medical College.  The office is staffed by five health physics professionals, including the Radiation Safety Officer.  The MCW radioactive materials license is a Type A broadscope, covering medical use and approximately 100 research laboratories.  Radiation machine use includes diagnostic, therapeutic and research applications. Currently we are seeking a Radiation Safety Officer to be responsible for all aspects of the radiation safety program at our two main facilities and affiliated clinics, including ensuring compliance with State of Wisconsin and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirement for the licenses held on behalf of the participating institutions.

Applicants for this position should be, at a minimum, eligible for certification in health physics or medical physics, and experienced in technical and administrative aspects of maintaining a radiation safety program in an academic medical center.   A bachelor's degree in a relevant field and five years of professional experience in health physics is required.  In addition, you must meet the US NRC training and experience requirements under 10 CFR part 35.50 or 35.57; have excellent communications skills, strong critical thinking/problem solving and computer skills. Certifications/Licenses by American Board of Health Physics, American Board of Radiology, American Board of Medical Physics, or American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine preferred.

We offer a supportive, team environment, competitive compensation and opportunities for growth.  
Please Visit the Medical College of Wisconsin career website: www.mcw.edu/careers
and apply to position #050.2314  EEO/AA M/F/D/V

Bob Yoss

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