Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Manage operational and administrative functions for all organizational Environmental Health and Safety programs, including budget management; departmental personnel hiring, supervision and direction; program and staff development. Sustain compliance with regulatory standards related to environmental health and safety for survey readiness at hospital and affiliated campuses. Coordinate all safety activities with other hospital campuses, public emergency responders and project management teams for new/ongoing construction and renovation. Serve as designated organizational safety officer.
Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
Develops, implements and maintains all policies, procedures and regulatory programming in safety, fire prevention, industrial hygiene, and environmental policies mandated by regulatory agencies. Maintain current fire safety plans .
Develop and implement safety, fire prevention, industrial hygiene, and environmental training programs, including emergency response/decontamination training .
Reviews constructions drawings and specifications to verify compliance with all safety, fire prevention and industrial hygiene and environmental regulatory standards.
Conducts accident Investigations and Job and Worksite Hazard Analyses. Prepare and present various monthly, quarterly and annual environment of care management reports in alignment with accreditation/agency requirements, for survey readiness .
Manages designated department staff via: budget management, hiring, training, assigning work, managing/evaluating performance, and conducting professional development plans. Verify productivity and actions of designated department staff meet/support overall department operational goals, as established by department leadership.
BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
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About BJC HealthCare
When you join BJC, you can do life-changing work while building a life-changing career. You will be supported to directly affect the health and well-being of others in a positive way. From the nurses and physicians on the front line of patient care, to the business managers who shape our policies, to the IT professionals who enable life-saving technology, to the people who keep our facilities safe and clean — everyone here has a role in making medicine better.
Across our organization we employ more than 30,000 employees in our 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. At BJC, you’ll find room for career growth like many of our employees. In the last year, 40 percent of our job placements came from internal candidates.
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