Cedars-Sinai Radiation Protection Technician - Radiation & Envir Safety in Los Angeles, California
When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of premier healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals!
What's this role all about?
Under the general direction of leadership, the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) and/or another designee, the Radiation Protection Tech is responsible for technical aspects required to carry out the enforcement of State and Federal regulations governing the use of hazardous and radioactive materials. This includes radiation instrument calibration, radiation surveys, use of radiation detection and measurement equipment, sealed source wipes, hazardous materials, pickup, triage, processing, sample preparation, documentation, inventory, radioactive waste handling, emergency Hazmat and spill response, record keeping and research assistance. Must be able to work with a minimal amount of supervision and is authorized to make independent judgment within the scope of delegated authority and actions. This role will also assist the RSO in radiation safety training, Radiation Safety committees, Institutional Review Board protocols and other duties assigned by the RSO.
Minimum Assoc. Degree/College Diploma in Physics, Medical Physics, Health Physics, Radiological Sciences, Engineering or other related field
Preferred Bachelor's Degree in Physics, Medical Physics, Health Physics, Radiological Sciences, Engineering or other related field
- 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER Certification preferred
- Minimum 6 months Experience handling hazardous and radioactive materials and/or x-ray machine compliance testing. Preferred, 2 years.
- Lifting, Carrying, Pushing and Pulling up to 50 lbs. Frequent walking, reaching, hearing and repetitive motions.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.