• Health Physicist

    Job ID
    Environmental Health & Safety
    Job Location
  • Overview

    The Health Physicist assists the Radiation Safety Officer with administering the Radiation Safety Program for medical and research uses. You will focus on integrating Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation rules with our institutional policies and procedures. With such a complex radiation safety program, St. Jude offers a variety of work in this role and will challenge you to think outside the box. Overall, you will proactively seek solutions to keep St. Jude compliant and monitor all related equipment, programs, and personnel. Other responsibilities are as follows:

    • Continually evaluate the effectiveness of the dosimetry and bioassay programs
    • Mentor the Radiation Safety Technicians
    • Effectively respond to radiation emergencies and apply appropriate corrective actions
    • Develop computer-based training for radiation safety stakeholders
    • Calibrate all radiation detectors and personal monitors 

    Take the first step to join our team by applying now!

    Minimum Experience

    • Experience in applied health physics in a medical/research radiation safety program preferred.
    • Knowledge and implementation of federal and state regulations and license conditions preferred

    Minimum Education

    • Bachelor's degree in physics, engineering, health physics or related scientific discipline required.
    • Master's degree in health physics preferred

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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