RADIATION SAFETY MANAGER

Job Description

Job ID: 1189847
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


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Role Purpose

Establishes and maintains current management processes to ensure organizational compliance with state, accreditation and agency requirements for radiologic imaging and x-ray producing equipment/devices. Monitors radiation dosimetry readings and coordinates with affected department heads to prevent recurrence and ensure adherence to principals of ALARA.


Responsibilities

  • Establishes organizational radiation management programs for compliance with radiation protection standards related to radiological producing equipment, exposure investigations, personnel dosimetry and related personal protective equipment (lead aprons).
  • Provides technical and administrative support to the Radiological Producing Equipment Committee to meet state, accreditation and agency requirements.
  • Establishes management programs to comply with 2015 accreditation standards related to operation of CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine and PET equipment. Conduct non-compliance investigation, identify causal factors, recommendations to prevent recurrence and monitor for effectiveness. Monitor management processes for proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment for integrity and effectiveness.
  • Monitors and coordinates with qualified prime vendor performing radiological support services. Provide summary reports to Radiological Producing Equipment Committee including status complete and recommendations for compliance.
  • Conducts management program effectiveness audits for compliance with accreditation and agency requirements.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Related field of study

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Driver's License

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT)
  • Am Registry of Rad Techn'gist
  • Certified Health Physicist
  • Radiation Safety Officer

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer