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Health Physicist I


Implement inspection, disposal and/or training services in support of a radiation safety program.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Conducts walk through inspections of facilities using radioactive materials.
  • Assists in delivering safety training for employees who use radioactive materials.
  • Uses portable radiation detectors and laboratory radiation measuring instruments.
  • Collects radioactive wastes from laboratories and stores them in a special facility.
  • Performs sealed source leak tests, analyzes samples and reports results.

Education and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization.

Licensure and Certification

State of Florida Licensure for the practice of Medical Health Physics.


This position may include supervisory responsibility.

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