Radiation Safety Specialist - Radiation Safety Department - Regular part-time 2023-6805

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Date Posted: 12/4/2023

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-6805

Position Type: Regular part-time

Department: Radiation Safety Department

FTE Status: 0.50

Hours of Work: Other

Campus Site: Bayview

Shifts Weekday Required: Days, Evenings

Shifts Weekend Required: Other

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

Schedule: Weekdays; Days and Evenings (Flexibility Required) 

Summary Of Duties: 

Reporting to the Manager of the Radiation Safety Department, the Radiation Safety Specialist plays key role in the Radiation Safety team. The Radiation Safety Specialist is accountable for a broad range of technical aspects and support for the Radiation Safety at Sunnybrook. 
•    Preparing technical reports including but not limited to shielding reports, dose assessment from unplanned events, and hazards / environment assessments related to radiation emitting devices.
•    Accountable for effective control and managing of radiation safety related documentation.
•    Conducting audits for compliance with relevant regulations, policies and procedures. 
•    Responding to, investigating and following up regarding radiation safety related incidents/accidents. 
•    Assisting with radiation dose calculations and risk evaluation for patients and staff. 
•    Ensuring that all activities involving radiation emitting devices are conducted in accordance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures. 
•    Providing basic information, education and training in radiation safety. 
•    Assisting in the provision of technical services. 
•    Performing other duties as required.

Qualifications / Skills:

•    Bachelor of Science in a relevant scientific discipline or diploma from recognized equivalent program in an imaging discipline (i.e. radiological technology, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy) 
•    2-4 years of recent working experience in radiation safety, radiation emitting equipment, radiation protection instrumentation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
•    Knowledge of applicable legislation and regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with both provincial and federal regulations involving radiation hazards and safety
•    Must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills in investigating issues, writing reports
•    Ability to work well independently and collaboratively with others 
•    Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work to meet deadlines & objectives 
•    Demonstrated initiative, time management, organizational skills and attention to detail
•    Experience working in a large hospital environment would be an asset 


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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer.