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    Summary

    The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the broad scope radioactive material licenseand developing and enforcing radiation safety policies and procedures. The RSO is a subject matter expert for the radiation safety program to ensure that safety is maintained, that policy is implemented and that compliance with regulations is occurring.

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    Responsibilities


    MAJOR DUTIES:

    As Medical Center Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), the incumbent:

    a. Eliminates radiation hazards e.g., controls contamination, (gas, liquid, solid), of people,
    equipment and structures;

    b. Investigates accidents and decontaminate personnel, equipment and structures;

    c. Assures safe receipt, handling, transport, storage and disposal of radioactive materials;

    d. Monitors quality control systems;

    e. Determines that personnel exposure to radiation is As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA); and

    f. Selects, evaluates, designs, fabricates and maintains (where applicable) protective devices and
    confinement systems.




    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday; 8:00 am to 4: 30 pm
    Position Description Title/PD#: Health Physicist ( Radiation Safety)/ 04326-O
    Physical Requirements:

    The work is divided between sedentary desk work and walking, bending, and climbing required to
    inspect equipment. The lifting and/or moving of devices ranging from 50 - 250 pounds in weight is
    occasionally required.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    1306 Health Physics

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542089500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.