Implements an overall Hospital Safety Management Program to comply with all TJC, CMS, NFPA, EPA, OSHA, NEC, State and local AHJs regulations and requirements to maintain a safe compliant environment. Oversees all aspects of hospital safety and reports to the EOC Committee and hospital leadership. Maintain hospital survey readiness as it relates to TJC and CMS Accreditation Surveys.
Responsible for planning, implementing, executing, evaluating, and managing the Environment of Care relative to facility operations.
Responsible for the provision of engineering and technical counsel on codes and standards, maintenance and repair of medical equipment in clinical areas and for the establishment of appropriate safety standards.
Develops, implements and maintains hazardous waste management program in accordance with all government regulations.
Prepares and files necessary reports
Maintains documentation as required.
Promotes the safety programs through environmental rounds and Safety surveillance rounds.
Reports findings and recommendations through to safety committee for action.
Plans, conducts, critiques and records disaster plan exercises, assuring hospital is prepared for internal or external disasters.
Interfaces with appropriate government agencies concerning environmental health standards and work place safety.
Oversees, develops and maintains updated information on NFPA Life Safety Codes and JCAHO building and safety requirements.
Plans, conducts, critiques and records disaster plan exercises.
Oversees activities of hospital disaster committee to ensure optimal hospital preparedness in the event of an internal or external disaster.
Works as a team member with the countywide emergency preparedness committees to ensure the facility meets the community needs in the event of a countywide disaster.
Oversees hospital security management plan, assuring effective and Appropriate utilization of hospital/contract security services to maximize the safety and security of the hospital for employees, visitors, medical staff and volunteers.
Required: High school diploma or equivalent required. Preferred: Graduate of trade or vocational school in related field
Required: Five years of progressive experience in safety management, with at least two years in a hospital/healthcare environment.
Required: Certified Safety Professional Preferred: Certified Life Safety Specialist
Job: Maintenance, Food Service,Housekeeping and Security
Primary Location: El Paso, Texas
Facility: The Hospitals of Providence East Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005030191
About The Hospitals of Providence East Campus
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.