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Mayo Clinic Health Physicist in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Quality Management Services

Position description

Under the general direction of the Manager, Radiation Safety, the Health Physicist is responsible for the administration of assigned subprograms within the Mayo Radiation Safety program. Majority of time is spent in independent program development and directing activities within established objectives of the Radiation Safety program. Conceives ideas worthy of investigation, conducts independent inquiry, analyzes data, develops and implements solutions. Develops and implements new procedural protocols or educational programs. Evaluates established procedures and programs for effectiveness. Conducts administrative duties, as requested, including budget, resource allocation, and strategic planning recommendations. Conducts educational and training activities in radiation safety and safe radioactive material handling techniques. Maintains high level of technical expertise and knowledge in the field of radiation safety, especially as applied in a medical environment. Contributes to scientific discussions at section, institution, state and national levels representing Mayo's position on radiation safety issues.

Serves as expert resource on radiation safety for Mayo Clinic with a specific focus on providing radiation safety support to the Mayo Clinic Health System (MCHS), a network of clinics and hospitals serving more than 60 communities in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The position is based in Rochester, Minnesota and will include periodic travel by car to MCHS sites.

Preferred candidates will have Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) or similar experience on a healthcare radioactive material license, a Master's degree in Health Physics or related field and a current Certified Health Physicist (CHP) or Certified Medical Health Physicist (CMHP) certification.


  • Requires a Master's degree in Health Physics or related field within two years of hire.

  • Requires five years experience in radiation safety or related discipline, which includes design of independent projects, data analysis and interpretation.

  • Must have ability to organize and implement procedures/techniques independently.

  • Must have significant technical knowledge, understanding of radiation safety regulations, ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written materials, and ability to work both independently and in a team.

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to a changing work environment that requires upgrading of skills on a regular basis is required.

  • Must have established presentation, teaching, and customer service skills.

  • Must have working knowledge of PC and ability to use routine computer software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, and databases).

  • Healthcare radiation safety experience preferred.

License or certification

Certified Health Physicist (CHP) or Certified Medical Health Physicist (CMHP) certification is required within two years of hire.

Exemption status Exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $3735.20, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 80

Schedule details

Must be able to work an 8 hour shift Monday through Friday between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Participation in an on-call rotation requiring periodic availability during off-hours.

Weekend schedule

Participation in an on-call rotation requiring periodic availability during off-hours.

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Category Administration, Business, Finance

Job posting number 140399BR

Recruiter Latasha Perkins

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.