Eh&S Specialist 4, Health Physicist- Environmental Health & Safety- F/T Day Shift

University Of California Irvine , CA 92697

Posted 2 months ago

UC Title: EHS SPEC 4

Position Number: 40898176

Reports to: EH&S Specialist 5

Working Title: EH&S Specialist 4

Cost Center: Environmental Health & Safety (428617)

Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit

FLSA: Exempt

Date Created: 5/10/2022

Job Code: 000358

Hours: 40

Shift: Day Shift

FTE: 1

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), the Health Physicist is responsible for assisting with the development, management, implementation, and oversight of the day-to-day operations of the on-going medical and research radiation protection programs at UCI Medical Center. This includes. development and implementation of radiological safety policy and procedures, assuring compliance with all state and federal regulations concerning the use of radioactive materials and radiation-producing machines, assisting with the administration of the UCI Health radioactive material license, clinical and laboratory monitoring and control, radiological security, emergency planning and response, and technical support for departments using radioactive materials. The Health Physicist provides expert-level radiation safety support for radiation safety staff, general and specific radiation safety training, and responds to radiological events. Qualified candidate may serve as alternate RSO.

Salary Range:

Annual Rate Minimum $80,600.00 Midpoint $121,700.00 Maximum $162,800.00

Required Qualifications:

Must possess a valid driver's license

Must be eligible to qualify as an alternate Radiation Safety Officer per the Code of Federal Regulations 10CFR35.50

Must possess good communication and presentation skills

Must possess knowledge of California State and Federal laws, codes, regulations, guidelines and current technology pertaining to radiation safety, radioactive waste and radioactive material transportation.

Must have knowledge and practiced in clinical, research and laboratory-based operations with comprehensive understanding of complex health, safety, and environmental mandates.

Must have working knowledge and experience in conducting effective radiation safety surveys and laboratory audits.

Must have demonstrated ability to design, develop, manage and implement elements of a Radiation Safety Program.

Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Health Physics/Radiological Health, Medical Physics, or closely related scientific field.

3-5 years experience beyond training in an academic/medical radiation safety program.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education, training and experience in laser safety is highly desirable.

A graduate degree in Health Physics/Radiological Health, Medical Physics or certification eligibility by the American Board of Health Physics is highly desirable.

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan

  • Legal Right to Work in the United States

  • Vaccination Policies

  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy

  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

  • E-Verify

  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI's Employee Experience Center (EEC) at eec@uci.edu or at (949) 824-0500, Monday

  • Friday from 8:30 a.m.

  • 5:00 p.m.

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