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    Summary

    The primary purpose of this position is to perform professional or technical work in a clinical, testing, or research laboratory environment. Applies a professional knowledge of health physics to the protection of persons and their environment from unwarranted exposure to ionizing radiation.

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    Responsibilities

    ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 12/6/19
    This position is located in the Chief of Staff's office at the VA Medical Center in North Little Rock, AR

    • Provides regulatory compliance and technical assistance on ionizing radiation health and safety program matters for the technical, professional, supportive and administrative services such as research, nursing, building maintenance, and engineering.
    • Monitors the implementation for ionizing radiation health and safety related criteria developed or adopted by the agency.
    • Recommends control measures concerning potential or actual exposure to ionizing radiation.
    • Reviews and evaluates radiation safety concerns and allegations while maintaining worker anonymity upon request.
    • Plans and coordinates investigation of the complaints not resolved at the facility level, and review findings with senior managers and worker groups.
    • Develops and interprets regulations and guidelines protecting the health and safety of patients, visitors, and workers.
    • Promotes compliance with various mandated and best practices requirements.
    • Evaluates health and safety program and outcomes achieved; and training, if needed to improve performance.
    • Participates in the development and review of agency goals, objectives, radiation safety, policy, and procedures.
    • Takes immediate action on any imminent dangerous or hazardous situations identified as a result of inspection reports, worker complaints, or management inquiries.
    • Organizes and perform comprehensive inspections of the facility per NRC and master materials requirements.
    • Provides specific technical assistance, advice and recommendations as necessary to provide direction in abating imminent dangerous or hazardous situations as expeditiously as possible under the delegated authority of the Radiation Control Program Officer and/or NRSC.
    • Assesses, plans, and coordinates the development and implementation of radiation safety training programs for the facility radiation safety staff, and facility occupational health program staff, workers, supervisory personnel, and worker representatives.
    • Performs other duties assigned as it relates to the position.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not 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/552497800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.