Radiation Safety Technician

New Haven, CT
Dec 16, 2020

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Under the supervision of Health Physicists, assists in the maintenance of the Radiation Safety Office and the radiation safety standards in all areas of the Hospital. Provides administrative support to the health physicists.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Demonstrates optimal patient care and personal safety utilizing established and accepted techniques of radiation safety to ensure quality care of all patients.
    • 1.1 Assists health physicists in the surveillance of all health physics activities, including personnel and environmental monitoring.
  • 2. Assumes responsibility for maintaining the Radiation Safety Office, utilizing established and accepted policies and procedures of radiation safety office management.
    • 2.1 Prepares documents using typewriter and word processing.
  • 3. Assumes responsibility for Radiation Safety Laboratory measurements and quality assurance of equipment, utilizing established policies and procedures of radiation safety.
    • 3.1 Operates and maintains equipment. Performs laboratory techniques to collect, test, package, store, transport and dispose of harmful and non-harmful waste. Conducts test procedures on sample material.
  • 4. Communicates with patients as necessary.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Associates degree, preferably in Physics or Biology, or high school diploma with two (2) to four (4) years of related work experience.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Zero (0) to two (2) years of related work experience.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Regular, skilled use of radiation measurement instruments. Computer experience in using word processing, spreadsheet and database analysis. Typing speed is not critical.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Must be able to lift heavy objects (some over 30 lbs.); must be comfortable in working with radioactive materials and high radiation areas.

 

Additional Information

Education: preferably, BS in Physics or Board Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT).

Related work experience - experience with radiation detection equipment, research or clinical experience with radiation

Minimum Experience: 2 years related work experience. Education: preferably, BS in Physics or Board Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT).
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Job Info

Job: 24985

Department: Radiation Safety Physics
Category: TECHNOLOGIST/TECH
Sub Category: CLINICAL TECH
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 40

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