Kaiser Permanente Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator in Berkeley, California
Primary focus of this position is implementation and management of the environmental, health and safety programs at a Medical Center and associated facilities to reduce the risk of human injury, potential liabilities and loss of company assets.
Essential Functions: - Implement and manage the environmental, health and safety programs at a Medical Center and associated facilities to reduce the risk of human injury, potential liabilities and loss of company assets. - Ensures, with outline of authority, functional compliance with Regional Safety policies and standards as well as applicable federal, state, and local regulations and the Joint Commission. - Complete and submit all regulatory reports within time frames. - Under general supervision, conduct audits and analysis and evaluation of various safety programs. - Performs pattern and trend analysis and assessment of potential safety risks. - Recommends and monitors actions to reduce, eliminate, and/or avoid safety risks, including recommendations from management of deficits in knowledge, systems and behavior. - Assists or facilitate safety committee meetings; prepare agendas, write and/or maintain minutes, compile summary reports and materials. - Reviews and maintain Environment of Care policies. - Respond to complaints and resolve issues if possible, escalate when needed. - Manage hazardous waste storage inspection program and ensure compliance. - Develop action plan for deficiencies, maintain records. - Develops and implements safety training programs for management and staff. - Schedule drills and ensure participation; ensure all fire drills are critiqued and documented.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum two (2) years' safety-related work experience in a health care setting. Education - Bachelor's degree in environmental health and safety, natural science, engineering, health care or related curriculum OR four (4) years' experience in a directly related field. - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - N/A.
Additional Requirements: - Knowledge of hazardous materials/waste management. - Basic knowledge of Cal OSHA standards. - Working knowledge of policies, practices and systems. - Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications: - Safety Professional Certification or related certificates preferred.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Environmental Health & Safety CoordinatorLOCATION Berkeley, CAREQNUMBER 634128
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.