Providence Health & Services Radiation Safety Officer in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Radiation Safety Officer to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Act as the principal technical resource to departments and hospital management on radiation safety and advise leadership on strategies and tactics relating to the technical and regulatory direction of the radiation safety program.

  • Develop, plan, coordinate and manage radiation safety programs, including the implementation of those programs, to ensure the safety of the institution’s employees, students and visitors.

  • Ensure radiation safety program compliance with applicable policies and local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Serve as primary contact for inspections and all other regulators.

  • Manage the Access Authorization Program and Safety/Security Program around category 1 and category 2 materials.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters degree in physics, medical physics, other physical science, engineering, or applied mathematics from an accredited college or university

  • Oregon Board of Medical Imaging (OBMI) licensure

  • Board certification by the American Board of Health Physics, the American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine or the American Board of Radiology (ABR)

  • 2-5 years of full-time practical training and/or supervised experience in medical physics

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Radiation Therapy

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 166468