Environmental Health & Safety Director

Employer
UCLA Health
Location
Los Angeles County, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
Jun 04, 2021
Ref
2032054744
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Responsibilities
Provide key
leadership within an award-winning health system. Drive initiatives to help
ensure the health and safety of UCLA Health patients, families, employees,
visitors and more. Leverage your expertise to make a real difference in the lives
of others. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health.
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 UCLA Medical Center, the Mattel Children's Hospital, the Stewart and
Linda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, UCLA 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
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person's unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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