Environmental Health & Safety Manager - Austin Area
Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Lakeway, Texas
Hospitality, Facility, Environmental Support
Internal Number: 21018526
With guidance from the Regional Director, the Manager of Environment of Care (EC) and Emergency Management (EM) utilizes their education and field knowledge in Safety Engineering, Environmental Management or Emergency Management to recommend and monitor policies and procedures which comply with federal, state, local, and The Joint Commission (TJC) regulations. The manager works with their director to develop and implement a program to protect staff, patients, physicians and visitors from an EC and EM perspective as well as implement process improvements and standardize best practices for their hospital(s).
The ECEM Manager can expect to perform the following:
Provide oversight for the EC, Life Safety (LS), and EM programs at their respective facilities(s).
Provide leadership and promote the BSWH EC and EM program through training and education.
Identify, assess and make recommendations to minimize environmental, health, and safety issues or risks. This includes conducting bi-monthly Environment of Care meetings to analyze and improve the safety environment of the hospital.
Monitor compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations and standards regarding environmental health and safety.
Analyze Risk Management and Occurrence data and implement appropriate measures to reduce the frequency and severity of accidents and incidents.
Participate in construction planning meetings and conduct inspections of projects to ensure compliance with Interim Life Safety Measure (ILSM), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and infection control requirements.
Write, modify, and monitor facility emergency operations plans.
Provide support, advice, and counsel to clinics and other BSWH facilities on safety and health issues as needed.
Coordinate hazardous material activities and provide emergency response if needed.
Perform and coordinate safety assessments of departments and areas to ensure compliance with applicable safety health and safety regulations.
Perform testing, record-keeping, training, and monitoring tasks for environmental monitoring necessary to comply with TCEQ and OSHA.
The ideal candidate is an analytical and critical thinker, able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms, has the ability to collaborate with others and has a thorough working knowledge of: The Joint Commission EC, LS, and EM standards as well as NFPA, OSHA, Texas DSHS, CMS and other applicable regulations.
Location/Facility This role will require mobility to several onsite locations to support the greater Austin region.
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Specialty/Department/Practice Enviroment of Care Emergency Management
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!