This Radiation Safety Program Coordinator supports all aspects of the DFCI Radiation Safety program,Â under the oversight of the Radiation Safety Officer.Â Program elements address both clinical and research activities using radioactive materials, and a variety of radiation-producing devices. The Radiation Safety Program Coordinator is required to communicate and coordinate effectively with numerous departments, users, and support staff regarding program logistics, documentation and compliance requirements.
Provide budgetary and logistical support for the Radiation Safety program:
Create requisitions and track orders to maintain operating supplies
Track supplier and/or product performance for improved efficiency and reliability
Track expenses against operating budgets, and assure that charges are properly categorized and assigned to the appropriate cost center
Support Radiation Safety data management program utilities, including EH&S implementation of task scheduling (e.g. AWARE, Cority / MyCority implementation, and program coordination
Zoom / Microsoft Teams (and similar virtual conferencing tools)
Healthstream e-learning / training
Maintenance of Radiation Safety reference materials and guidance on intranet
Provide support for Radiation Safety Committee (RSC):
Meeting coordination, recording â€˜scribeâ€™, and tabulation of the results of polling
Preparation and distribution of handouts for Committee discussion & review
Collection and tabulation of the results of electronic polling of members and vote tallying
Coordinate with contractor personnel and department staff supporting the occupational exposure monitoring (dosimetry) program
Badge collection and dissemination
Assembling dosimetry results and statistics for RSO review
Preparation of internal reports and external requests for occupational exposure histories
Coordinate RSC review of protocol applications through the Office of Human Research Subjects (OHRS) process (iRIS/PRMS)
Screening of protocol applications (triage protocols requiring RSC review)
Maintain records of air monitoring data (provided by contractors and staff) and generate quarterly reports (for rooms with volatile or aerosolized radioactivity).
Ensure device/Instrument Calibrations: maintain inventory and schedule for survey meters calibrations, coordinate with contractors providing calibration and maintenance services
Maintain inventory of supplies and materials supporting analytical / measurement systems
Oversee Radiation Safety policy and procedures process in MCN /Ellucid
Maintain online (intranet) reference pages supporting the DFCI radiation safety program: forms, guides, work order scheduling, etc.
Oversee radiation Safety training assignment / enrollment and communications
Perform additional duties as required
HS Diploma/GED required. BS in a physical science preferred.
At least 2 years experience in program coordination or higher level administrative work in a healthcare or research environment.
Significant â€˜computer literacyâ€™ required; familiarity with â€˜standardâ€™ office applications (Word, Acrobat, or equivalent, creating and using spreadsheets for data management) and electronic training / â€˜e-learningâ€™ systems.
Willing/able to travel amongst DFCI sites, using DFCI-provided transportation
Excellent communications and organization skills;
High level of motivation and adaptability; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with little supervision.
Must be able to work independently and take initiative in assuming relevant tasks; communicate with subject matter experts and supervision as needed for technical support.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Internal Number: 2021-23686
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