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    The Program Specialist is responsible for the daily administration of a comprehensive research safety program along with the overall management of the Institutional Animal Care and Use committee (IACUC) within the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System (VAPAHCS).

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    Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited, the following:

    • Plans, directs, coordinates, evaluates and oversees the comprehensive operations of the research laboratories including ensuring the personnel, equipment and infrastructure are in compliant;
    • Plans, organizes, coordinates, and conducts a series of healthcare system-wide comprehensive inspections of the research labs;
    • Develops and directs the establishment of safety and occupational health practices in the research labs;
    • Prepares technical guidance and documents for the procurement of research equipment;
    • Trains research and medical center personnel on safety and research topics;
    • Manages and serves as the liaison between the research labs and the Radiation Safety Officer;
    • Participates and serves as a voting member or subject matter expert on multiple committees;
    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/565717300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.