Under the supervision of the UCSF Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) and with minimal oversight, the Radiation Safety Specialist (RSS) acts as a subject matter expert in radiation safety for Campus Departments, the Medical Center, and EHS professionals. This position is responsible for monitoring the use of radioactive materials, radiation producing equipment, lasers, non-ionizing radiation sources; performs routine audits of laboratories, radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation oncology departments; conducts radiation safety training, and assists medical staff in the therapeutic administration of sealed and unsealed radioactive materials. The incumbent performs duties mandated under California and Federal Radiation Control Regulations for the use of radioactive materials and radiation machines. The primary regulatory jurisdictions are Title 17 California Code of Regulations; and Titles 10, 21, and 49 Code of Federal Regulations. Position conducts radiation safety assessments and serves as part of the medical team providing regulatory required counseling to patients and their families. Position requires knowledge of current regulations, the level of compliance of the University to the appropriate regulations, and the appropriate guidance of recognized expert organizations such as the NCRP, ICRP, HPS, etc. The incumbent must possess excellent public speaking skills and high-level interpersonal skills required for communication in a diverse environment.
Please note: The compensation ranges listed online for roles not covered by a bargaining unit agreement are very wide, however a job offer will typically fall in the range of 80% - 120% of the established mid-point. An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.
For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.