Radiation safety officer

About the position

VCU welcomes applications for the position of radiation safety officer in the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in developing and implementing the radiation safety programs at VCU and VCU Health Systems. Serving as the chief radiation safety expert at the institution, the radiation safety officer will provide leadership to a team of professionals dedicated to high customer service, safety and regulatory compliance.

Reporting to the director of environmental health and safety, the radiation safety officer (RSO) will ensure and prioritize customer service, accuracy and consistency in the development and application of University and Health System policies. The RSO takes the lead to document and communicate radiation safety program performance to senior management, regulators and customers. The RSO ensures ionizing energy sources are used safety and in compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards from related bodies (i.e. Joint Commission, AALAC). The RSO ensures the institutional radiation safety committee is established and operated to review and approve the use of radioactive material and radiation producing devices.



Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.