Job Title Research Radiation Safety Officer Department Environmental Health & Radiation Safety Location PP 170 Work Unit Description Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range FTE: 1.0, Full Time Schedule: Standard working hours, plus additional times as needed. Salary: $71,623.24 - $107,435.64 Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill) Job Type: Unclassified Functions/Duties of Position The person in this position manages the Research Radiation Safety Program at OHSU. This position functions as the Research Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) for OHSU's state issued Academic Broad Scope A radioactive material license as well as consults on other research-related radioactive material programs (e.g. non-ionizing radiation). Acting as the point of contact between OHSU and the State of Oregon Radiation Protection Services Section of the Health Division, the RSO effectively evaluates and communicates any issues regarding radioactive material used in research at OHSU. The program must ensure all requirements for the use of radioactive material are in compliance with State and Federal rules and regulations. The RSO is responsible for issuing sub-licenses to qualified applicants, providing training, managing and monitoring radioactive material and waste for the institution, providing instrument calibration, and overseeing the personnel monitoring processes. The program requires management of internal audits, radioactive material inventories, leadership of the OHSU Research Radiation Safety Committee and on-call duties, as needed for issues and emergency response incidents. Other key duties include providing advice and assistance regarding radiation issues to personnel, understanding and managing the service center financial impacts for radiation safety office activities, and participation in research protocol reviews when radiation use may be included. Job Requirements Required:
Bachelor degree in a scientific discipline.
Professional or technical certification in radiation safety.
Eligibility for certification by the American Board of Health Physics.
Minimum five years working in a responsible role under a Broad Scope A radioactive material license.
Working knowledge of State and Federal radiation safety regulations.
Experience with radioactive material used in research.
Ability to communicate effectively with regulators and research-focused radioactive material users.
Registration with the National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists (NRRPT) or another radiation related field.
Valid Oregon or Washington Driver's License Preferred:
Master degree in health physics.
Extensive experience working as a radiation safety officer for a Broad Scope A radioactive material license.
Experience as a Laser Safety Officer
Extensive knowledge of State and Federal radiation safety regulations.
Specific knowledge of local policies, State regulations and Federal standards related to the State of Oregon and OHSU.
Certification or registration with a relevant research radiation safety entity. (e.g., American Board of Health Physics) Additional Details Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or email@example.com. How To Apply Apply online AND upload a resume. Referral Bonus Eligible Referral Bonus Amount Drug Testable Yes
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and r...esearch. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm