Environmental Health & Safety Director

Employer
American Hospital Association
Location
Westchester, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 08, 2021
Ref
2069304866
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
In this important role, you will coordinate and oversee a variety of critical safety programs, including radiation safety, fire/life safety, chemical safety, hazardous materials management, occupational safety, and more within Ronald Reagan Institution Medical Center, the Mattel Children's Hospital, the Stewart and Linda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Institution Medical Center, Santa Monica, and all outpatient and administrative/business facilities. Success in this role requires close collaboration with other Environmental Health and Safety leaders on campus. You will also oversee all licensing and permitting requirements related to hazardous materials, waste generation, emissions, and other areas within our Environment of Care operations. In addition, you will work with our Workers Compensation management group to take proactive steps to limit employee injuries, control costs, and administer the Be Smart About Safety program provided by the UC Office of the President.

Qualifications

We're seeking a dedicated and compassionate leader with
Bachelor's degree - advanced degree preferred
Five or more years of combined experience in management and with healthcare-focused environmental health and safety programs
HAZWOPER certification
CHSP, CHCM, CHFSP, CHMM, CIH, or CSHM certifications desired
Ability to build and maintain a climate of trust while inspiring commitment from others
Proven track record developing effective hospital safety programs
Expertise in all aspects of Environment of Care management, accreditation standards, knowledge of codes, and other environmental requirements
In-depth knowledge of Joint Commission, CA Title 22/24, OSHPD, and CalOSHA
Exceptional supervisory skills, including hiring, training, performance evaluation, and work flow organization
Understanding of the management of operational/capital budgets
Leadership style that consistently enhances understanding, respect, cooperation and problem solving
Ability to drive as well as adapt to change
Deep understanding of process improvement approaches and methods
Expertise in assessing environmental conditions and implementing corrective actions

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