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Radiation Health Technician III

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Radiation Health Technician III
Requisition Number RE33477
Working Title Radiation Health Technician
Department Name 3HE50:Radiation Safety
Work Location Dimmock Animal Pathology 0076 Lexington, KY
Grade Level 41
Salary Range $15.51-24.81/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

6 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Lifting, Pulling up to 30 lbs.
Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Schedule may be altered at times to meet customer operational needs.
Job Summary
This position is required to ensure radiation safety on UK campus for employees, students and visitors, to protect the environment, and to ensure compliance with all applicable statutes and regulations relating to radiation safety. Conduct Authorized user/laboratory radiation safety inspections and radiation/contamination surveys. Process and deliver radioactive material packages. Pick up radioactive waste and process radioactive waste. Assist in calibrating radiation meters, assist in radiation source inventories and leak tests. Set up and remediate UKHC rooms used for patient therapies. Perform radioactive decontamination services as required. Conduct special surveys to facilitate the exiting of laboratories/areas, release materials and equipment as needed. Responds to Radiological emergencies as assigned.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Computer skills, MS Office programs, radiation safety experience
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Driver’s license
Deadline to Apply 05/24/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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