ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, Christiana Care includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health.
To support occupational safety, injury prevention, industrial hygiene and environmental programs at ChristianaCare which provide for the safety of caregivers, patients, visitors and the environment.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform Incident Investigations and implement corrective actions.
Conduct Job Hazard Analysis to identify hazards and/or potential hazards and provide recommendations for mitigation.
Conduct Personal Protective Equipment Assessments.
Conduct Noise Monitoring and oversee the Hearing Conservation Program.
Assist with Hazardous Waste Management.
Assist with Hazard Communication Program.
Support the Patient Decontamination program.
Support the Construction Safety program.
Review and revise safety policies and procedures as needed.
Develop, coordinate and conduct safety training programs and safety initiatives.
Perform safety and environmental audits as required.
Ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, DNREC, DOT, Joint Commission and other applicable regulations and standards.
Ability to use and troubleshoot monitoring equipment.
Participate on emergency response teams (e.g., Hazardous Materials Response, Confined Space Rescue).
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or other related science.
Minimum three to five years of experience in Occupational Safety or related field.
Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements:
Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint
Excellent oral and written communication skills, exhibiting high attention to detail.
Ability to manage time, work independently, and meet deadlines.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
Valid driver's license required.
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions.
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out.
12-week paid parental leave
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.