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Director Radiation and Laser Safety

Job ID: 91335 Date posted: October 05, 2018

  • Sharp HealthCare
  • HR Employee Safety
  • Executive Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time


System Director Radiation & Laser Safety – Sharp System Services
The System Director Radiation & Laser Safety is responsible for overall management of long and short-term strategic planning for the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of Sharp Health Care’s Radiation and Laser Safety programs.  Through strong leadership and in collaboration with system relationships, ensures the Radiation and Laser Safety programs are consistent across all entities; meets patient care and business needs as well as ensuring the organization’s compliance with regulatory agencies. This role oversees and directs all aspects of radiation safety, education, protocol and quality controls. Develops and recommends new programs and technologies in response to changing regulations.  Position functions as the primary point of contact for inspectors and regulators related to Sharp Healthcare’s Radiation Safety program.  
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Medical Physics and Radiation Safety   
  • Minimum of three (3) years of radiation safety program management is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience in Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Oncology is required.
    Laser Safety
  • Minimum of three (3) years laser safety program management is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years management level experience with responsibilities including but not limited to management of staff, budget and strategic initiatives. 


Master’s Degree in related field required (such as Radiation Health Physics or Medical Physics)


Certified by one of the following: American Board of Radiology (ABR), American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP), or American Board of Health Physics (ABHP) is required.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of medical physics, medical radiation safety and medical laser safety.
  • Critical thinking and excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to manage time and staff.

Compensation and Benefits:

The position provides a very competitive compensation, including opportunity to participate in a management incentive program along with a generous benefit package
Sharp HealthCare is a not-for-profit integrated regional health care delivery system based in San Diego, California. Sharp includes four acute care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, two affiliated medical groups, a health plan, plus a full spectrum of other facilities and services. Serving a population of approximately 3 million in San Diego County, Sharp has more than 18,000 employees and 3,000 affiliated physicians on medical staffs, and operates 1,850 beds. In addition to the workplace honors, Sharp was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies and one of the 100 Most Wired Organizations by World's Most Ethical Companies and Hospitals & Health Networks.
The Sharp Experience is our unique, system wide commitment to transforming the health care experience in San Diego by becoming the best place to work, practice medicine and receive care.
Since 2001, our team has been on an exciting journey to transform the health care experience. We are passionate about providing health care the way it should be.
With exceptional skill. With advanced technology. And especially, with kindness and empathy toward our patients and their loved ones. It is going beyond caring for people to caring about people. This is the extraordinary level of care we call The Sharp Experience.                                        
Customers served:
Sharp HealthCare employees, physicians, patients, and all customers of the organization.
Physical Requirements may be discussed during the interview
“Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.”
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“Sharp invests in the physical safety of its employees, unlike any other company I have worked with. They also are proactive in offering educational meetings that are relevant to the job we do. Management is fair and flexible with requested time off and there are plenty of opportunities to pick up extra shifts.”

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