University of Rochester Imaging Quality Assurance Tech - 225665 in Rochester, New York
Imaging Quality Assurance Tech
Full Time 40 hours Grade 082 Environmental Health & Safety
8 AM-4:30 PM
Performs advanced, NY State Industrial Code Rule 16 audits/surveys/inspections of X-ray devices, (Fluoroscopy, CT, Portable, and Dental) for support of annual and semi annual QA/QC performance checks.
Evaluates results, prepares reports and applies knowledge of expected equipment responses compared to observed/measured. Performs follow-up on corrective actions following radiological and/or nuclear evaluations.
Evaluates performance of radioactive materials licensed laboratories to established University operational standards. Delivers approved radioisotopes to licensed Principal Investigators. Reports violations, recommends actions where warranted and maintains records of surveys. Ensures proper radiological protection is maintained, as well as appropriate behavior in radiological areas.
Provides recommendations to various groups, including Clinical Engineering, for instrument failures and repairs.
When necessary packages and ships hand-held radiation monitoring instrumentation to a certified vender when calibration or maintenance is required. Performs receipt inspections and operational checks when outside organizations provide maintenance on RSU equipment.
Maintain all records in accordance with Federal and NYS regulations for all assigned tasks
Must understand and perform data entry requirements for the handling of radioisotopes. This is necessary for tracking the amounts of radioactivity delivered to and used by the institution for eventual replacement, use, disposal and/or shipment.
Performs room surveys for the detection of radioactive contamination using provided instrumentation.
Instructs new staff on the proper handling or radioactive materials
Supports PI in research involving radioactive materials
Follow-up on incident reports
Responds to emergency situations or off-hour issues and requests for assistance.
Assists other EHS staff in the implementation of occupational safety and laboratory safety programs.
Maintains professional development through continuing education. Performs other duties as required.
Associates’ Degree in Safety Technology, Environmental Management Technology, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, 7-8 years specialized work experience in field or equivalent combination of education and work related experience. Computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint are required. Successful candidate must have strong organizational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technologist program is preferred. Familiarity with X-ray devices, (Fluoroscopy, CT, Portable, and Dental) for support of QA/QC performance checks is also preferred.
Successful candidate must also have the ability to establish positive working relationships with faculty and staff. Good record keeping is essential for this position. Also necessary is the ability to handle filled hazardous materials containers, wear respiratory protection and be able to perform heavy physical activity including lifting 50 pounds. This position also serves as a member of the Emergency Spill Response Team.
Must have own transportation with current registration and valid driver's license. Must be willing to travel to local facilities owned by the U of R for support of their QA/QC support requirements
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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