EH&E, a partially employee-owned company, provides businesses and institutions with innovative and cost saving solutions for their health and safety, environmental and engineering needs. Our mission is to protect people, businesses and the environment. We achieve this by offering a broad range of services from indoor air quality assessment, energy management solutions, regulatory compliance and management, infection prevention programs, independent building commissioning – and more! EH&E is a trusted partner engaged with recognized leaders in healthcare, top-notch academic and research institutions, Fortune 500 companies, large scale enterprises and government agencies.

Headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, our sustainable office space was designed based on the WELL Building standard, a program to advance health and well-being in the workplace.

Staff Scientist – Healthcare

As a part of EH&E’s Healthcare team, the Staff Scientist – Healthcare will provide program coordination at two or more hospital client sites. Typical activities include managing the Joint Commission of the Environment of Care (EC) activities, environmental tours, participating in committees, and managing TJC EC performance metric data.

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 – Healthcare will conduct risk assessments and ensure code compliance as well as 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.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Sales & Client Relations:

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the business by presenting a positive, professional, and respectful image to our clients
  • Identify potential opportunities to senior staff
  • Deliver services on projects that meet or exceed client expectations
  • Regularly consults with members of the Facilities department and fire and compliance specialist personnel on inspection findings and provide appropriate recommendations based on regulatory compliance and best practice guidance


  • Collect quality data as well as field data by other project staff
  • Coordinates and implements programs


  • Willingness and openness to professional development
  • Prepares and delivers classroom-based and online EH&S training programs focused primarily in fire and life safety, and may be called upon to deliver training content in other safety-related areas as needed. Updates written materials with code compliance changes as needed
  • Conducts follow-up with various stakeholders as needed

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Represent respectful professional image
  • Interact with client’s staff to execute work
  • Contribute to client satisfaction as a valuable team member

Technical Expertise:

  • Ability to apply basic regulatory compliance and scientific principles to EH&E’s work while developing observational ability and functional analytical skills in discipline
  • Has familiarity with TJC, CMS, and NFPA standards, and has desire to expand knowledgebase in each
  • Participates in and may lead EC/Safety specific recurring meetings
  • Conducts and oversees the EC/Safety programs in accordance with federal, state, and local government regulations and agencies’ policies
  • Perform pre-construction risk assessments, including managing PCRA meetings and databases, auditing sites, and providing education to contractors and internal stakeholders
  • Conducts industrial hygiene and/or environmental monitoring

Communication and reports:

  • Written and verbal communication skills are essential as you will be contributing to reports
  • Clearly communicate technical concepts while maintaining context and understanding the audience

Financial Management:

  • Be able to work within timelines and report any deviations to this to management
  • Achieve project profitability goals


Key Skills
  • EH&S program management experience preferable in healthcare and closely related industry
  • NFPA knowledge and experience, preferably in a healthcare of closely related environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills
  • Driver’s license, occasional travel required
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • Teamworking skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently when required
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Access
  • The ability to cope with shift work and unsocial hours, which are at times required
  • Experience with standard office equipment (computers, phones, and photocopiers)


Education / Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, industrial hygiene, public health, emergency management 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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