Department Name: H4018: CH/GS Hospital Administration
UK HealthCare is seeking a Medical Health Physicist to support the UK HealthCare Radiation Safety Program. Qualified individuals will have a Masters degree in Health Physics, Medical Physics, Radiological Science or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience. This position will provide services and coverage across the HealthCare enterprise in a variety of Medical Health Physics work areas in the identification, remediation and control of radiation hazards including radioactive materials, machine produced ionizing radiation and laser safety. This position is patient and provider facing and focused on the clinical environment. The Medical Health Physicist reports to the UK HealthCare Associate Chief for Radiation Safety and is housed under Hospital Administration.
Experience in health physics, radiation safety, quality assurance/compliance testing for X-ray producing devices. Experience with internal radiation dosimetry using MIRD methodology, and radiation dose calculations from external sources are highly desirable.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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Required License/Registration/Certification :
Masters Degree in Medical Physics, Health Physics or Radiological Science is preferred with experience in the medical field. Certification by ABMP, ABHP or equivalent is desirable.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.