Health Physicist

Are you looking to be part of a game-changing organization that is helping thousands of patients across the country every day? NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is seeking individuals with a pro-active, collaborative, can-do mindset to join our rapidly growing team in Beloit, WI.

NorthStar develops, manufactures, and distributes radioisotopes used daily for patients needing medically important diagnostic imaging tests. Using novel and advanced technologies, NorthStar will scale-up production over the coming months and years and intends to become the industry’s market leader.

Innovative technology, opportunities for career advancement, and competitive compensation are just the beginning. NorthStar offers health and life insurance, 401K match, paid holidays, and paid time off, and all NorthStar employees are eligible on day one for our annual bonus and equity incentive plans.

The Health Physicist (HP) promotes NorthStar’s culture of safety by advancing radiation, health, and safety programs that embody a healthy working environment and compliance with regulations established by Wisconsin for radioactive material and electron accelerators, OSHA, DOT/IATA, EPA, NRC, and Agreement States. The HP reports to the Radiation Safety Officer and Sr. Manager, EHS, and identifies, evaluates, controls, and prevents hazards in challenging research, manufacturing, and production workplaces.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carries out radiation safety, hazardous material, training, and regulatory compliance work. Develops and maintains procedures and training materials related to handling TBq levels of radioactivity, transportation of Type A and B packages, personnel and environmental monitoring, design and operation of high-energy electron accelerator facilities, target manipulations, and hot cell operations.
  • Assists with implementing and continual improvement of the radiation, health, and safety programs, including program audits, situation and incident reports, and revising policy manuals and procedures.
  • Contributes to developing radioactive material licenses and accelerator registrations, including timely submission of renewals, amendments, updates, and tracking changes that may affect safety programs.

Bachelor’s Degree in Radiation Safety, Physical Science, Safety and Health, or Engineering and three or more years of experience performing radiation safety functions or handling radioactive materials; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree in Radiation Safety, Physical Science, Safety and Health, or Engineering is a plus. Experience performing health physicist functions in an operational reactor or accelerator environment is a plus. Experience with maintaining and modification of GMP pharma and/or medical device production equipment is a plus.

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is headquartered in Beloit, Wis. This location is our primary manufacturing site and accommodates all of our corporate functions. Beloit has small city charm, with a lively and renovated downtown, yet is also close to cities such as Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, and Rockford.

Beloit is a part of the larger South Central Wisconsin/Northern Illinois region, which offers residents and visitors alike a unique blend of urban opportunities and rural, natural beauty. The area, therefore, offers collections of natural, educational, artistic, and historical attractions alongside a wide variety of sporting and social opportunities. There are several cities and many towns within a reasonable commute of Beloit, which offer a wide choice of residential styles and a large number of school district choices for those considering relocation.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume to [email protected] with the position title in the subject line.

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Health Physicist – 1800 Gateway Blvd. Beloit, WI 53511



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