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Job Title:  Radiation Safety Specialist - Remote

Req ID:  31963
Job Category:  Regulatory Affairs

Libertyville, IL, US, 60048


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

About us:

Join a company where the work you do makes a difference!  We are One Team with One Goal.  At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), it’s our philosophy and our way of doing business.  Through a network of over 50 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 40 years.  Our irradiation and gas sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves.


As a Radiation Safety Specialist you will assist with and supports the Radiation Protection Program implementation for assigned North American facilities, providing guidance and support. Ensures compliance with internal and regulatory standard requirements.

What you will do with us:

  • Coordinates with Corporate Radiation Safety Officer and Facility Radiation Safety Officers to ensure that Radiation Safety Program policies and procedures are effective by providing training and guidance on related issues.
  • Conducts annual Radiation Safety Program audits in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulations and prepares and submits written reports.
  • Under direct guidance, employs the hierarchy of controls to control workplace radiation related hazards. This includes performing hazard assessments, selecting equipment, providing training and monitoring to determine the effectiveness of controls.
  • Maintains radiation safety related equipment inventory.
  • Assists in the implementation of policies and procedures in the Radiation Safety Program to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and to maintain personal exposures As Low As Reasonably Achievable.

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • Minimum of one to three years working in a regulated industry.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% to various facilities.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate. Spanish is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Requires computer literacy to include word processing, spreadsheet and software capabilities.
  • Effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior experience.
  • Strong organizing, analyzing and Level 4 math skills (practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions, measurements and basic algebra) to determine organizational Customer and regulatory problems and formulate corrective action plans; attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.
  • Ability to influence people in their opinions, attitude or judgements; to generalize, evaluate and make decisions in stressful situations.

What Steris Offers:

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  31963
Job Category:  Regulatory Affairs

Libertyville, IL, US, 60048

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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