Safety Officer- Environmental

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Employer
Scripps Health
Location
San Diego, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 12, 2021
Closes
Aug 06, 2021
Ref
2312767812
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect of an organization that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 Places to Work. You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So, if you're open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential. The Environmental Safety Officer acts as an "internal consultant" on environmental-safety-related matters. Helps develop and maintain systems and programs to assure a comprehensive Workplace Safety and Environment of Care management program as outlined in the standards found within The Joint Commission (TJC) and other regulatory guidelines regarding environmental safety aspects related to healthcare settings within the State of California. Will also serve as staff resource to appropriate committees for environmental and occupational safety and to local (appointing unit) and system-wide Safety Committee and Emergency Management Committee. Will integrate and coordinate all efforts with other organizational staff resources while educating staff on safe working practices and safety-related issues. Ensures policies, procedures and activities are in place to comply with regulatory agencies. Assumes the position of Safety Officer and advisor to the Incident Commander during times of disaster and emergent operations. The Environmental Safety Officer also serves as the "coordinator" of the site(s) Safety Management and Hazardous Materials, Waste and Communications Management Programs (HAZMAT/COM). This is an exempt full-time position, Monday-Friday with weekend availability required as needed. This role will support our Scripps Clinics. Required Qualifications: * 5 or more years' experience in clinical environment and/or acute care healthcare setting in an environmental safety program position and/or support role within the environmental safety community. * Must have expert knowledge of safety, environmental regulations, hazardous material management and communication, experience with education of staff, loss-prevention programs, accident/hazard investigation, sanitation, industrial hygiene, CQI tools, and micro-computer programs. * Demonstrated experience with statistical analysis and reporting. * If an employee is required to drive a company vehicle as part of their duties an active CA Driver's license would be required. Required Certifications: * Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), within one year of hire. Preferred Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree. * Healthcare Environmental Manager certification (HEM). * Certified Environmental Infection Control Consultant (CEICC). * Knowledge of healthcare construction and associated standards, including but not limited to TJC Standards, NFPA, OSHA (Cal-OSHA), OSHPD, occupational health, and infection control. * Experience with the education of adults, loss-prevention programs, accident/hazard investigation, sanitation, industrial hygiene, CQI tools, and micro-computer programs.

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