Provides diagnostic and nuclear medicine physics support in complex situations in radiological instrument use and safety, dosimetry, and radiation safety. Acts as technical expert and information resource person for SUTTER HEALTH entities and outside consults. Composes and diagnoses reports of findings of surveys during consultations. Certifies mammographic units for FDA-MQSA/State of California certification and composes/certifies radiation shielding designs. Makes complex calculations to determine patient absorbed dose from radiographic or Nuclear Medicine procedures.
*Frequent travel to assigned facilities
Education, Licensures, and Certifications:
• Master of Science degree in Physics or Chemistry with emphasis in Radiological Physics/Chemistry, or Health Physics required.
• American College of Radiology (ACR) in Diagnostic required.
• Minimum of 6 years radiation safety and radiological experience in a medical setting. Experience may be waived for educational experience required.
Skills and Knowledge:
• Must be able to work with sophisticated computer-based radiological analysis equipment and be able to translate data obtained from these units into an understandable and readable report format.
• A working knowledge of computer programming in Lotus, Excel, or similar spreadsheets is desirable.
This list of job elements, responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or conditions is not comprehensive, but is merely the most descriptive of the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).
- Professional Development
- Life Insurance
- Vacation/paid time off
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Retirement / Pension Plans
- Long Term Disability
- Tuition Reimbursement