Safety Officer – Healthcare
As a part of EHE’s Healthcare team, as the Staff Scientist, Safety Officer – Healthcare, you will provide program coordination at a hospital client site. The department manages the Joint Commission of the Environment of Care activities, environmental tours, managing the preconstruction risk assessment process and perform associated inspections.
You will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the business by presenting a positive, respectful and professional manner to our clients. The Staff Scientist, Safety Officer – Healthcare will conduct risk ensure code compliance as well being responsible for safety training and ensuring all relevant materials are written and updated in relation to EH&S standards. The successful applicant will be supported by a team of industry experts who will nurture and develop your career. We offer competitive salary packages and excellent benefits. If you are interested in this opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you.
You have a background in environmental health & safety and have demonstrated project management skills, particularly in the healthcare industry or other closely related environment. You will have knowledge or basic understanding of the role of the Joint Commission, the local fire department and building officials in compliance activitiesYou have great time management skills and are comfortable juggling a busy workload. Your written communication skills are strong, and you enjoy documenting information and responding to customer questions.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Pre-construction risk assessment (PCRA management): provides support related to the PCRA program including managing PCRA meetings and databases, auditing sites, and providing education to contractors and internal stakeholders
- Life safety code compliance: Assist in NFPA Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance activities
- Hospital, construction, and support services inspections: Conduct periodic inspections of hospital areas including inpatient, support and ancillary services environments, construction sites, and laboratories in accordance with federal, state, and local government regulations and agencies’ policies
- Safety training and written program updates: Prepare and deliver EH&S training programs; update written materials regarding EH&S (e.g., OSHA program, Hazard Communication, etc.)
Education / Training:
- Bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial hygiene, fire safety/protection or the natural & physical sciences
- Professional certification eligibility, active membership in a professional organization
- Industrial experience in healthcare or closely related environment
- Basic understanding of the role of the Joint Commission, local fire depts. & building officials
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