Cardinal Health
Medical Physicist
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Houston Map
Posted: 12/13/2019
Closing: 01/12/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Cardinal Health
Job description

Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide. This Medical Physicist will  support our Nuclear & Precision Health Solutions business.


  • Travels for routine customer visits in the greater Houston area, including some overnight stays.  Travels for periodic reviews in the Austin, San Antonio, and Corpus Christi areas.
  • Evaluates and/or calibrates radiation safety equipment used with radioactive materials.
  • Evaluates radiological equipment to assess compliance with state and/or national standards.
  • Evaluates radiological imaging procedures to advise on patient dose reduction.
  • Assists facilities with the development and/or updating of policies and procedures pertaining to the use of radioactive materials and radiological imaging procedures.
  • Assists facilities with obtaining and maintaining compliance with healthcare accrediting entities.
  • Provides consultation to healthcare facilities regarding compliance with radioactive materials licenses and applicable state and/or federal regulations.
  • Assists facilities with preparation of radioactive materials licenses and license amendment requests.
  • Assists facilities with interactions with regulatory agencies regarding radioactive materials and radiation producing machines.
  • Completes radiation safety audits and ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) reviews as required.
  • Collects and analyzes leak test samples from sealed sources used and/or stored within the facility.
  • Conducts group and individual training sessions; documents training activities as required.  Maintains reference library for radiation protection.
  • Provides survey meter calibrations and other radiation safety services as required by the customer’s RAM License.
  • Explores new markets to offer health physics program.
  • Performs other job-related duties as requested and works effectively with other team members to ensure the goals and objectives of the department are met.
  • Tracks finances for customer billing.
  • Draws on best practices and comprehensive technical knowledge to advise customers.
  • Tracks internal trends and suggests process improvements based on observations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Licensed Medical Physicist required
  • 8+ years of experience in related field preferred
  • Ability to travel for routine customer visits in the greater Houston area, including some overnight stays and periodic reviews in the Austin, San Antonio, and Corpus Christi areas
  • Ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Ability to track finances
  • Good professional writing skills
  • Versed in Microsoft Office applications

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects.
  • Participates in the development policies and procedures to achieve specific goals.
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models.
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope.
  • Projects may have significant and long-term impact.
  • Provides solutions which may set precedent.
  • Independently determines method for completion of new projects.
  • Receives guidance on overall project objectives.
  • Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues.

Houston Metro Area

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Medical Physicist