Supports the medical radiation safety program at the OSU Wexner Medical Center and affiliates, including Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Medicine/Pharmacy, and the medical x-ray program. Ensure the timely completion of radioactive material inventories, radioactive sealed source leak tests; radiation detection equipment calibrations; maintenance of records in accordance with state and federal regulations; maintain inventory of supplies; perform, analyze and document radiological surveys; and maintain radioactive materials receipt and waste storage facilities. Provide room setup, surveys, and decontamination for inpatient and outpatient therapies, as applicable. Coordinate the medical center radioactive waste management operations including, but not limited to: scheduling pickups; picking up waste; processing, packaging, and disposing of waste in accordance with department procedures; maintaining records; and ensuring related surveys are performed as required. Provide support to the OSUWMC dosimetry and personnel exposure monitoring program through the distribution and collection of dosimeters. Monitor adherence to training requirements. Provide support for the accurate registration of radiation generating devices. Support decommissioning activities. — Participate in emergency response; this position is subject to 24-hour call-in response to emergency and patient situations. Will require success completion of a criminal background check and the individual must successfully complete within 90 days of employment the Trustworthy and Reliable process for access to areas of increased controls.
Associate degree or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; two years of experience in the safe handling of radioactive materials and radiation generating devices in a medical setting.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills desired. Considerable experience in the implementation of compliance activities and knowledge of state and federal radioactive material regulations.
Target Salary: $44,000.00 - $48,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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