We are seeking a Safety Advisor to join our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about healthcare as well as EHS!
Work with a group of client departments to effectively implement environmental health and safety (EHS) services and programs.
Conduct safety outreach for Departments and assigned areas and lead with supervisor to affirm effective EHS programs and service implementation in areas conducting higher-hazard operations.
Independently evaluate chemical, biological, fire and general safety hazards as well as hazardous material shipments and waste management practices implement effective safe work practices in accordance with established departmental standards and advance MSKs safety culture.
Receive extensive training on the technical and operational implementation of the EHS Safety Advisor training programs, developed by EHS Specialists. Upon completion of the EHS safety advisor training, you will be expected to independently implement EHS services and programs with routine supervisory review of safe work practice recommendations for higher-hazard operations.
Conduct inspections of safety equipment.
Respond as a part of an emergency team to hazardous material spills, gas leaks, indoor air quality issues and other emergencies.
Respond as a member of the Fire Response team and Incident Commander to fire events, and fire alarm activations.
Participate as a member of the EHS team, providing other departmental staff members with collaboration and support to further departmental mission.
A Bachelors degree in science, engineering, environmental science, industrial hygiene, or closely related field; or equivalent work experience in lieu of a Bachelors degree.
At least 2-4 years of work experience in a scientific, technical, or healthcare setting are required.
A high service orientation with good social, written and oral communication skills to impart health and safety information to workers of differing backgrounds.
Proven good interpersonal skills, including the ability to deal effectively with people in the widest variety of job classifications.
Strong presentation skills are needed in order to develop and present safety trainings for groups of over 100 faculty, staff, and students.
Excellent organizational skills, capability to work independently and as a team member in a service environment and handle multiple assignments.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, a plus.
Please note - For this position you may be based at one of the MSK regional sites in New Jersey, Long Island, and Westchester but there will be some travel needed to our Manhattan site.
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