Inova Health System is seeking an experienced health physicist) to join the physics team to lead the Radiation Safety program for the system. Inova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Inova's 18,000 team members serve more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.
Ensure the security of radioactive materials according to regulatory obligations and expectations. Identify restricted areas.
Maintain and ensure calibrations, testing, machine registrations, dosimetry and QCs are performed as required.
Develop, implement, communicate and monitor efficiency of new and established policies, practices, and protocol.
Respond to hazardous materials incidents, spills, releases and exposures as a first responder.
Assist with investigating causative factors to prevent reoccurrences. Serve as consultant to all radioactive material incidents.
Provide mentorship to department and Institutional executive leadership with regard to radiation safety program direction and future.
Interaction of radiation with matter
Internal dose calculations
Biological effects of ionizing radiation
NRC, OSHA, Regulations/Standards ICRU, ICRP, NCRP
Radiation Risk, BEIR III, IV, V, VI
External dose calculations
Low Level Wastes, Fuel Cycle, DOT Regulations
Shielding and Activation Air sampling
Environmental Health Physics Medical Health Physics and X-ray Protection
Accelerator Health Physics
Lasers, UV, Microwave, RF and Radon
Internal Number: 53393BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.