Assists with maintaining safety and industrial hygiene compliance with applicable codes, regulations, and standards.
Serves as lead for Safety and Industrial Hygiene inspections at assigned sites.
Develops, implements, and maintains the building safety inspection data base and effectively follows up with clinic operations personal to ensure identified corrective action items or needs are completed in a timely manner and employee or patient risk is minimized.
Assists with Construction Compliance at Clinics as needed.
Conducts Hazard Surveillance Rounds at assigned locations.
Assists with Emergency Management where appropriate or as requested by Safety Director.
Assists with Employee Complaints where appropriate.
Oversees Hazard Waste, Pharmaceutical Wastes, and Sharps or Bio Hazard Coordination.
Assists with Respiratory Protection Program, OSHA, DEP, or Joint Commission inspections, Ergonomics Compliance, compliance projects, and maintaining Chemical Inventory.
Assists with Material Safety Data Sheet maintenance, Confined Space, Lockout, and Tagout or other key OSHA standards for compliance training.
Serves as laboratory chemical hygiene officer and liaison.
Maintains record keeping process with Risk Console program and ensures all buildings are being inspected as needed or requested by insurance or loss drivers.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Travel may be required. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and degree obtained (Associate's Degree = 2 years; Bachelor's Degree = 4 years).
Hospital or Healthcare experience preferred.
Must travel within Central region campuses as business needs require.
Employee Value Proposition: Opportunity to work with all levels within the organization and oversee employee safety.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Healthcare Related Degree (Preferred)
Minimum of 10 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.