Environmental Health and Safety is responsible for administering the Environment of Care and Employee Safety programs at the facilities. This position will support to te Banner Health location in the West Valley.
The ideal candidate will have the following experience:
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Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position assumes 24-hour responsibility for planning, directing and monitoring of a comprehensive environmental, health and safety program at multiple inpatient, outpatient and support facility locations. This position also evaluates, identifies, plans, coordinates, and leads system-wide and entity based employee/patient safety activities. This position actively communicates and works closely with identified internal/ external customers, regulatory inspectors and emergency event teams.
Bachelors degree or equivalent in a healthcare related field or industrial safety field, or equivalent experience in EH&S.
Requires a proficiency level typically attained with 3 years experience in healthcare and/or EH&S.Certification and/or experience with hazardous materials/waste management and knowledge and experience with employee occupational health programs.Participated in a minimum of 2 Joint Commission surveys or equivalent regulatory inspections. Knowledge of regulatory/accreditation criteria and the ability to research/interpret governmental code requirements. Requires ability to perform complex statistical analysis and highly developed problem solving skills. Requires the ability to manage programs and projects. Requires demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and written communication skills.
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) or other EH&S certifications is preferred; Experience with government environmental compliance programs, safe patient handling programs and management of the environment of care. Possesses experience with process improvement concepts and tools, group facilitation, data management, and analysis including graphic development and presentations is highly desirable. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.