The Senior Industrial Hygienist (IH) serves as the technical expert for UCSF's clinical safety and industrial hygiene programs. With minimal supervision, the individual is expected to independently perform a wide spectrum of industrial hygiene services to include occupational exposure monitoring, indoor air quality investigations, hazard/risk assessments, local exhaust ventilation assessments, accident investigations, respirator fit testing, and others as required. The Senior IH is required to perform Environment of Care audits in accordance with Joint Commission accreditation requirements across UCSF Medical Center.
The Senior IH monitors compliance and may serve as an organizational liaison with regulatory agencies. Problems faced my be complex and require creation of new methodologies by application of professional knowledge and expertise. The individual may be called upon to represent EH&S at meetings and conferences involving academic committees, campus functions, or UC wide working groups. Must be adept at database management, data mining, developing metrics, and meeting strict reporting requirements. Decisions may impact other EH&S programs or program elements.
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.