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Radiation Safety Physicist

Requisition ID:

19161571

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 40hrs per week

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 25,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

The Radiation Safety Physicist, under the oversight of the Radiation Safety Officer, is responsible for implementation of the radiation safety programs and compliance with radiation protection rules codified in State and Federal Regulations throughout Hartford Healthcare. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to the following:

• Support the Hartford Healthcare Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) and the facility program with radiation protection program compliance
• Provide radiation protection technical resources for each HHC campus radiation protection program (to include low dose protocols in Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT, CT, Interventional Fluoroscopy and general Fluoroscopy)
• Assist the RSO to guide HHC radiation safety programs and HHC occupational monitoring programs to ensure the safety of the all HHC employees, physicians, students and visitors
• Promote radiation safety program compliance with applicable HHC policies and procedures, the HHC ALARA program, and all local, state, and federal regulations
• Work with RSO and radiation safety staff for consistent HHC program practices throughout the existing HHC radiation safety programs
• Audit and review radioactive materials use and radiation producing equipment use at HHC facilities
• Assist with HHC radiation safety training programs to ensure authorized and qualified individuals work with radioactive materials and radiation producing equipment
• Represent HHC at various local, state and federal meetings, committees, and task groups to promote existing and new radiation safety programs and/or policies.

Qualifications

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Physics, Medical Health Physics, Health Physics or related field; Master’s Degree strongly preferred


Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:
Board Certification by the American Board of Radiology (ABR), the American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine (ABSNM) or, the American Board of Medical Physicists (ABMP), or the American Board of Health Physics (ABHP).


Experience:
Minimum Three (3) years professional experience in medical physics, medical health physics, or health physics in a medical radiation safety program.


We take great care of careers.


With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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