University of Utah Health Care

  • Medical Health Physicist

    Requisition Number
    35294
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    Mon - Fri
    Location Name
    University of Utah Hospital
    Patient Care?
    No
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UUH CST 12C RAD ADMIN
    Category
    Radiology / Imaging
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

    Assists in all areas of clinical radiation use to help ensure compliance with radiation regulations and radioactive material license conditions. Reports to the Senior Diagnostic Medical Physicist.

    Responsibilities

    • Performs radiation surveys, inspections, and evaluations in all clinical use areas.
    • Manages occupational dose monitoring program for clinical staff.
    • Manages radiation protections garment inventory and inspection program.
    • Assists with policy and procedure creation and revision.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
    • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
    • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
    • Knowledge of radiography tools, technique and applications.
    • Knowledge of the equipment used for radiation protection purposed; ability to select, maintain, and demonstrate proper usage of equipment in a medical environment.
    • Knowledge of radiation safety regulations, principles, techniques and nuclear materials handling; ability to practically apply this knowledge to resolve safety issues.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Bachelor's of science in Health Physics, or related field.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Preferred

    • Three years of experience.
    • Master's of science in Health Physics, or related field.
    • Eligibility for Board Certification by the American Academy of Heath Physics (CHP

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care. Incumbents face exposure to radiation and other contaminants on a daily basis as part of their job.

    Physical Requirements

    Carrying, Color Determination, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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