Job Summary: The Safety Coordinator assists the Corporate Safety Officer (CSO) in the implementation and enforcement of safety policies and procedures consistent with hospital objectives and requirements of federal, state, and local regulatory agencies; licensing agencies; accrediting and certifying organizations; and professional standards at Mission Health. Assists the CSO with the execution of quality control procedures so that all aspects of regulatory compliance are monitored. Performs audits of health and safety programs within Mission Health to ensure environment, health and safety compliance. Develops and teaches educational classes for Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S).
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Required License: Must have a valid NC driver?s license or procure one within 30 days of employment unless an out-of-state commuter, at least two years of satisfactory driving experience and be at least 25 years of age to meet the Mission Health established insurance guidelines.
Preferred License: None
Required Certification: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) or acceptable equivalency in training and experience. At minimium, a CHSP certification must be obtained within 12 months of the date of employment.
Preferred Certification: None
Required Experience: Minimum of 3 to 5 years of progressive experience in hospital safety and environmental management and/or in an administrative or similar position in an healthcare facility with a demonstrated knowledge of hospital safety requirements as outlined by TJC, CMS, NFPA, and OSHA. Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, Internet and Intranet software, e- mail.
Preferred Experience: Database software; Active membership and participation in relevant professional associations.
Education: Bachelor's Degree
License or Experience: 3 years of experience required
Mission Hospitals - 17 months ago
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Mission Health, based in Asheville, NC, is the state’s sixth largest health system and the tertiary care...