|Recruitment/Posting Title||Health Physicist|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Healthcare|
|Department||IPO-Envir. Health & Safety|
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
|Posting Summary|| |
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Health Physicist for the Rutgers Environmental Health and Safety Department.
Under the broad technical and administrative supervision of the Director/Radiation Safety Officer, conducts a wide variety of health physics services, including performing routine audits of radioactive materials and their use in laboratories, calibration of laboratory analytical equipment and GM counters, package integrity tests, bioassays, and decommissioning of laboratories. Conducts personnel dosimetry program including the assignment, distribution, collection and documentation of personnel dosimeters. Responsible for the proper disposal of radioactive waste, calibrating dental x-ray units and dose calibrators, and patient monitoring and dose analysis. Assists with implementing laser safety program. Also assists with determining compliance with NRC and NJDEP regulations and orders, as well as policies and procedures established by the Radiation Safety Committee.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
|Position Status||Full Time|
|Hours Per Week|
|Daily Work Shift|
|Annual Minimum Salary||72009.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||86521.000|
|Annual Maximum Salary||102805.000|
|Union Description||HPAE, Local 5094|
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility||ABP|
|Minimum Education and Experience|| |
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
|Physical Demands and Work Environment|| |
|Posting Open Date|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Regional Campus||Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)|
|Home Location Campus||Downtown New Brunswick|
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement
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