• Help



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans.

    Learn more about this agency


    The incumbent serves as the Assistant Radiation Safety Officer for the organization and is responsible for the comprehensive Radiation Safety Program for the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical center. The RHN AMC makes extensive use of ionizing radiation in both diagnosis and treatment of disease in the veteran population as well as in the research programs (laboratory, animal and human) of the institution. Minimum requirements for the safe and effective use of these modalities are established by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) (e.g., 10 CFR 19, 20, 30, and 35, among others), Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Joint Commission, and other agencies.

    The RSO is a professional staff member who is appointed by facility executive management and agrees in writing to implement the facility's radiation protection program. For medical uses of radioactive materials, the RSO must as a minimum meet qualification requirements in Title 10, Part 35, of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR 35). The RSO must also be approved by a permit amendment from the VHA National Health Physics Program (NHPP).

    Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday.
    Compressed/Flexible: Not available.
    Telework: Not available.
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Health Physicist (Assistant Radiation Safety Officer)/PD07759
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • 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/545269600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.