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Health Physics Technician
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Job Requisition: 9379
Department: Environmental Safety Office
Facility: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift, Monday-Friday
Hours per Week: 40.00
Location: Washington, DC
General Summary of Position:
Perform daily technical health physics duties and functions as defined by the Radiation Safety Officer. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and organizational Radiation Safety Manual’s policies and procedures, as well asMedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Ensures the Radiation Safety Program provisions are implemented in accordance with all federal, state, local, and organization’s mission, vision, policies, and procedures. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Heath Physics, Medical Physics, physical science, engineering, or biological science with a minimum of 20 college credits in physical science.
  • A general health physics background with additional experience implementing radiation safety programs.
  • CHP or ABMP-eligible or complete within first year of employment.
  • Minimum two (2) to three (3) years of management of radiation safety operations with radioactive materials, including waste management, in the clinical setting.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in medical health physics to include conducting ionizing radiation surveys and measurements; preparing written reports of radiation protection activities; analyzing samples for radioactivity; personnel dosimetry—radiation badges; shipment of radioactive materials; calibration and maintenance of instruments used during routine Radiation Safety activities; securing and controlling radioactive material; use of procedures to prevent or minimize radioactive contamination and implementation of proper decontamination procedures; use of emergency response procedures to control byproduct material; and disposal of byproduct material; or experience and knowledge in managing health physics practices in nuclear medicine and radiation oncology facilities providing a full range of diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures.
     
About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.

A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.

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