Physicist - Mount Sinai Downtown

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for inspection of laboratory radioactive materials, involving appropriate controls, pickup, disposal and documentation. Reviews new applications for proposed usage of radioactive material.
  • Participates in the conduct and documentation of radiation safety surveys and compliance audits and initiatives.
  • Calibrates instruments and radiation measuring devices, and maintains the personal badge monitoring system. Performs shielding surveys for new installations. Issues and exchanges fetal dosimeters for pregnant employees.
  • Maintains 24-hour on-call availability for emergency patient cases and provides coverage on-site (Nuclear Medicine thyroid procedures) or at outside locations, as required.
  • Assists in record keeping and reviews of clinical and research records for the PET Isotope Laboratory.
  • Performs an active role in professional and technical training. Develops and presents radiation safety training programs for employees throughout the Medical Center.
  • Participates in ongoing development and revision of the Radiation Safety Office Quality Assurance and Procedure Manual.
  • Participates in the development of the Radiation Safety Office website and management software, ensuring compliance within current regulations and guidelines.
  • Investigates and analyzes incidents and badge exposures, including documentation of appropriate corrective action recommendations.
  • Assists Radiation Safety Office technical support staff.
  • Represents the department in the Institutional Animal Care Committee (IACUC). Reviews animal protocols which include irradiation and/or use of isotopes to ensure proper radiation safety precautions are being observed.
  • Other technical and administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Director of the Radiation Safety Office.



  • MS, with emphasis on Health Physics and radiation safety. Ph.D preferred 
  • One year of related experience in radiation safety in a health care setting. 
  • Certification by the ABHP, ABR or ABMP highly desirable

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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