Position Description: Under general supervision of a Senior Health Physicist, perform the following responsibilities to assure compliance with governmental regulations, license requirements, and UCLA Policies and Procedures. This position also receives direction from the Principal Technicians and Health Physicists responsible for the assigned programs. Receive and distribute radioactive material packages, collect and prepare radioactive waste for final disposition, conduct laboratory safety inspections and advise research staff on radiation safety requirements and principles, perform radiation measurements, collect and analyze samples for counting with spectrometric equipment, calibrate radiation detection instruments, implement contamination control methods for radiotherapy rooms, decontaminate laboratories and select hospital and campus areas, and respond to radioactive material spills. Provide routine work status updates to health physics staff, as appropriate. Interface daily with various members of campus including students, faculty, facilities management, medical staff, and administration. Complete and maintain reports and records via computer, forms, and logbooks. Serve as a member of campus emergency response team. Occasional technical memoranda must be written using knowledge of radiation terms. Other duties assigned by Program Health Physicists and Principal Technicians or assigned by the supervising Senior Health Physicist or the Radiation Safety Officer.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.