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The Radiation Safety Office is looking for a Health & Safety Professional 2. This position will be under general supervision from a designated administrator.
Position Description: The basic functions and responsibilities for this position encompass all aspects of the university's radiation control and safety program which includes research and clinical use of radioactive material and radiation generating equipment. Responsibilities include keeping abreast of all relevant regulations and rules; monitoring for safety and compliance; advising and implementing actions to prevent and/or correct potential violations; identifying and promoting best practices and risk mitigation strategies; developing and providing training; monitoring and inspecting equipment, laboratories, clinical areas, and relevant construction areas; facilitating the procurement and receipt of radioactive materials, and its tracking (inventory) and disposal (waste management); supporting the Radiation Safety Committee and its review of radiation safety protocols; and performing other duties based on departmental need.
Minimum Qualification: Bachelor's degree with three (3) years' experience -OR- Associates degree with five (5) years' experience -OR- seven (7) years' experience. Degree must be in industrial hygiene, physical science, chemistry, or biology. Experience must be in basic or clinical research, health physics, or compliance. Within three (3) months of hire must obtain and maintain "trustworthy and reliable status" as outlined by the Ohio Department of Health. Some positions may require a commercial driver's license (CDL). If a CDL is required, the employee must have an acceptable driving record. Experience may require at least one (1) year supervision.
Ideal Qualifications: Have a strong background in health physics and be able to perform annual diagnostic image equipment physics tests for radiation generating equipment; be well versed in federal and state regulations as they relate to radioactivity; and have expertise that directly relates to managing a radiation control and safety program (receipt, monitoring, waste management, inventory, radiation generating equipment, etc.).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Vet / Disabled.
REQ ID: 6221