The Radiation Safety Manager/Assistant Radiation Safety Officer for the IUPUI and IU Health facilities manages the day-to-day operations of the IUPUI/IUMC Radiation Safety Office as it pertains to the research uses of radiation and radioactive materials on the IUPUI campus, and the research and clinical uses of same for the affiliated IU Health and Eskanazi hospitals. The Manager assumes responsibility for major components of the radiation safety program and works in concert with the Assistant Radiation Safety Officers (RSOs) to manage major program components. The Manager periodically reviews and updates radiation safety policies and procedures, provides direction to Assistant RSOs in their managerial roles, and establishes new programs as required by federal and state regulations and accreditation agencies. The Manager assumes the responsibility of the Director of Health Physics/Radiation Safety Officer during his/her absence.
Master's degree in health physics or medical physics and three years of experience at a medical or medical/research institution; OR master's degree in a science or engineering field with board certification in health physics or medical physics and three years of experience at a medical or medical/research institution; OR bachelor's degree in health physics or a related field with board certification in health physics or medical physics and three years of experience at a medical or medical/research institution; OR bachelor's degree in health physics or a related field and seven years of health physics experience with three years at a medical or medical/research institution.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Knowledge of Nuclear Regulation Commission (NRC) regulations, Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations related to radiation and radioactive material uses, and recommendations of various recommendation bodies (e.g. ICRP and NCRP). Proficient in computer software including basic office-based applications (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, etc.) and software for specific radiation protection applications. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.
Certification in Health Physics (American Board of Health Physics) or Medical Health Physics (American Board of Medical Physics) or American Board of Radiology in Medical Physics. Previous supervisory experience.
Working Conditions / Demands
The manager must have the ability to operate and troubleshoot radiation detection instrumentation, including but not limited to liquid scintillation counters, gamma counters, portable survey instrumentation, radiation area monitors, and radionuclide dose calibrators.
Job activities may include such actions as squatting/stooping to perform radiation surveys, holding portable survey instrumentation, and surveying areas at least six feet above floor level. Must be able to lift relatively heavy objects (40-50 pounds).
Work is primarily at the IUPUI campus, however there may be instances where travel could be required to other IU campuses to support environmental health and safety activities related to the tasks listed above.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4SS
Job Function: Compliance & Regulatory Affair
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