The Director of Environmental, Health and Safety is a system level leader role, providing vision and leadership for the EHS related strategies of the organization.
The Director of EHS serves as the organizational subject matter expert for safety and regulatory compliance. Responsible for leadership of the overall EHS Program which coordinates all safety and Emergency Preparedness efforts across the Health System. This role is responsible for development, implementation, and oversight of comprehensive safety programs, practices, and guidelines to ensure compliance with regulations, standards, and best practices. Exceptional decision-making skills and expertise in risk assessment protocols are required to develop multi-disciplinary teams for creation and documentation of risk resolution and mitigation strategies. The Director of EHS promotes safety as a core organizational pillar across the system in collaboration with the organizational leadership team. This role requires strong interpersonal and communications skills and ability to work and develop relationships with all levels of the organization. The Director of EHS also represents INTEGRIS Health before regulatory agencies, industry best-practice setting bodies, technical forums, at conferences, on expert panels, and in other forums as appropriate.
INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.
* Bachelor's degree required.
* Masters degree in Safety, Business, Engineering or Natural Science preferred.
* Strong background in TJC, OSHA, EPA, DOT and NFPA compliance.
* Strong understanding and experience in developing and leading Incident Command Structures.
* Strong understanding of Performance Improvement Tools and Strategies.
* Strong multi-tasking, and organizational skillset.
* Ten or more years of leadership experience in compliance focused leadership positions preferred.
* Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbal/written).
The Director of Environmental, Health and Safety's responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
* Owner of, and responsible for the organizational strategy for Environmental Health, and Safety.
* Chair the System Environment of Care Committee.
* Chair the System Safety Management Roundtable.
* Serve as the organizational subject matter expert in TJC and OSHA compliance and associated programs.
* Serve as System of Facility Incident Commander as situationally appropriate.
* Lead disaster planning and recovery strategies.
* Collaborates with all levels of the organization (Executive Leadership, Medical Staff Leadership, Clinical Staff, Frontline Caregivers).
* Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of Environmental, Health and Safety Services across the system.
* Collaborates and communicates with other INTEGRIS Health, community, and regulatory agency leaders on EHS related matters.
* Ensures department staff are managed effectively, including hiring, training, evaluating performance and competency, and conducting disciplinary/counseling sessions as needed.
* Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.
Reports to the Vice President of Support Services for they system.
This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.
Occasional exposure to variations in temperature, noise, mechanical, electrical, fume/odor, chemical toxic waste, and wet hazards.
All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.