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Safety Manager - 7:30 am-4:00 pm

Company: Emory Healthcare
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description
JOB DESCRIPTION:


  • Coordinates safety, accident prevention, emergency response, fire safety, and hazard communication programs.
  • Provides procedural training to security personnel and members of the emergency response team.
  • Trains and coordinates activities of departmental safety representatives.
  • Establishes and maintains cost-effective safety programs to meet changing needs.
  • Reviews and analyzes safety procedures to maintain compliance with applicable laws, ordinances, regulations, and JCAHO standards.
  • Monitors the performance and effectiveness of emergency response team and departmental safety representatives; provides feedback on an ongoing basis and takes corrective action as necessary to maintain an effective state of readiness.
  • Researches and remains abreast of available safety equipment and technology and makes recommendations regarding procurement and use to maintain a technological leading edge.
  • Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.
  • Attends educational in-services as appropriate.
  • Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.
  • Maintains current records and files on safety and hazard communications in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Presents monthly reports on fire drills, accidents, and safety-related incidents.
  • Develops and implements effective safety and accident prevention programs for employees to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Coordinates fire protection program; maintains a master fire plan to comply with NFPA Life Safety Code.
  • Coordinates life safety alarm systems and procedures with fire department to ensure emergency preparedness.
  • Coordinates emergency preparedness programs and emergency plans to meet JCAHO requirements; conducts periodic and routine disaster exercises to test effectiveness.
  • Develops and implements hazard communication program.
  • Conducts safety training programs and workshops on an ongoing basis; provides continuous instruction in the maintenance of a safe work environment.
  • Actively Serves as a member of the safety committee; participates in decision-making.Performs other related duties as required.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • A bachelor's degree in public health, safety, or a related field.
    • Five years of safety-related training experience of which one is in a health care environment or a Master's degree and 3 years of experience.
    • An Advanced Safety Certificate from the National Safety Council preferred.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

Keywords: Emory Healthcare, Atlanta , Safety Manager - 7:30 am-4:00 pm, Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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