[ RadSafe ] Correction: Associate Director/Assistant Radiation Safety Officer position

Karen Langley karen at rso.utah.edu
Fri Apr 8 13:52:32 CDT 2011

I new I should have cut and pasted rather than type it in....

Associate Director/Assistant Radiation Safety Officer: Job #: 43098
The University of Utah is a major university which includes a school of medicine, University Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Hospital, clinics, a radiopharmacy serving regional clients, a PET Cyclotron with its nuclear pharmacy, a TRIGA research reactor and numerous research laboratories.  The successful candidate must have the ability to work independently, be accountable and possess self motivation.  Responsibilities will include operational health physics, administrative oversight of individuals and programs as delegated by the Radiation Safety Officer and development and implementation of radiation safety programs as needed or required by institutional committees or regulatory agencies.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in health physics, engineering, physical science, geological science plus six years of professional experience in health physics with at least three years in an area of health physics or equivalency.  Able to meet the requirements of a RSO provided for in10 CFR 35.  Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences: Advanced degree in health physics, or a related field; experience in an institutional broad scope license radiation safety program that includes both medical and research uses; administrative experience; and knowledge of clinical and research equipment, protocols, and procedures.

Effective oral and written communication skills; organizational and planning skills; interpersonal and human relations skills; ability to work independently; ability to provide instructions to small and large diverse groups; and ability to perform strenuous physical activity involving the movement of heavy objects (>50 lbs) while wearing protective devices and protective clothing for extended periods of time. Certified Health Physicist (CHP). American Board of Health Physics (ABHP) certification.

Other Information: This position may require successful completion of a drug test and criminal background check.   Applicants will be asked for at least three letters of professional reference.

To view the posting and apply on-line go to:   http://www.hr.utah.edu/careers/

Karen Langley, MS
Radiation Safety Officer, Director
University of Utah
Radiological Health Department
75 S 2000 E, Rm 322
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
(801) 581-6141, Fax (801) 581-4206
Karen at rso.utah.edu

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