Env Health & Safety Officer ,Environmental Health & Safety
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 49622
About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org. EOE
Position Information: The Environment Health & Safety (EHS) Officer provides the leadership for the daily operational activities of the assigned Environment of Care and Life Safety Management Programs impacting the WakeMed enterprises and/or the entire system. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the provision of expertise for the development and maintenance of assigned policies and plans; the coordination and completion of assigned safety drills and inspections; the management of performance improvement projects and initiatives; responding to safety incidents and/or safety investigations, including the required follow-up; the management of regulatory/accreditation inspections, action plans, and documentation; and the development of required quarterly and annual reports. The EHS Officer participates in the development and implementation of assigned Environment of Care / Life Safety staff training. The EHS Officer participates and/or leads assigned committees and task forces, serving as a resource for department management and staff. Other duties may be assigned as needed.The Environmental Health & Safety Officer is expected to stay and/or return to work to fulfill assigned regulatory required tasks and during emergencies and/or events to perform duties specific to the assigned safety related roles and responsibilities. This responsibility may require working a non-traditional work schedule and/or working outside normal assigned hours and duties to support the response and the WakeMed system?s operations.
Experience Requirements: 3 Years Healthcare Safety And/Or Emergency Management Required - And Training Emergency Vehicle Operations Preferred
Education Required: Bachelor's Degree Related Field Required - Or Associate's Degree Related Field Required - With Equivalent Experience
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Maintain Vehicle Operator Insurability Required - And Hospital Incident Command And Hazardous Materials and Waste Technician And State Medical Assistance Team And Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification Required - Within 1 Year of Hire And Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Transportation Certification Preferred
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.