Environmental Safety Manager at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    19012695
  • Job Family
    Facilities
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Description

Environmental Safety Manager AdventHealth West Florida Division

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Maintains a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Environment of Care, Joint Commission standards and ensures Florida Hospital Tampa compliance with same.

  • Coordinates and maintains changes to the EOC Management Plans and their supporting Policies & Procedures based on current regulatory agency standards or organizational changes.

  • Maintains documentation for Joint Commission about the Statement of Conditions and current Life Safety Code practices and coordinates with Facilities departments for resolution of deficiencies.

  • Coord1nates maintenance and construction activities with the hospital Infection Prevention team.

  • Collaborates with the Facilities Department personnel to ensure the on-going compliance with maintenance and construction activities as they relate to the EOC.

  • Acts as a Liaison with other organizations and relevant authorities as necessary to ensure integration and community cooperation for emergency response activities.

  • Provides all documentation and analyses for the Annual Evaluation of the Environment of Care program and the EOC Periodic Performance Review for Joint Commission.

  • Develops, coordinates and/or provides safety training for personnel related to the EOC including fire prevention, emergency planning, hazardous materials handling, utilities systems, etc.

  • Directs the development of and the on-going participation of personnel in a hospital response Decontamination Team. Coordinates the availability of equipment to conduct response.

  • Provides guidance for all departments within the organization for department specific training, emergency response and preparedness activities.

  • Documents, charts, graphs, analyzes and reports to the EOC Committee, the collected information for ICES (Information Collection and Evaluation System) relative to the EOC.

  • Contributes to creative solutions for Performance Improvement plans for the EOC.

  • Works collaboratively with the Patient Safety team members for integration of organizational processes and effective communication.

  • Conducts safety inspections and on-going hazard surveillance and ensures implementation of resolutions as required and identified in the assessments.

  • Conducts EOC summary reports and presentations for the Governing Board of Directors on a bi-annual basis.


Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations; experience conducting Life Safety Surveys

  • Previous total accountability for a hospital Environment of Care Program.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Associate’s Degree from an accredited university. Preference will be given to degrees related to occupational health and safety and health care: or, equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training and experience.

  • Five years ‘experience in a health care setting providing services related to environment of care, occupational health and safety, or life safety. Previous experience in TJC accreditation surveys preferred. Experience in conducting safety compliance surveys in a healthcare setting.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare or technical field from an accredited four-year degree program.

  • Appropriate additional coursework including Federal Emergency Management Agency Courses.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Certified Healthcare Safety Professional or similar professional safety related certification




This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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