Environment of Care Compliance Manager

Silver Spring, Maryland
Jun 20, 2017
Nov 07, 2017
Full Time
Position Purpose:Job Description Details:

Manage a comprehensive safety and environmental management program for all internal and external hospital facilities.  Identify and recommend strategies to ensure institutional compliance with The Joint Commission Environment of Care standards as well as Federal, State, and local occupational safety and health and environmental regulations.  Ensures that all safety plans, policies, and risk assessments are current and reflect the requirements of accrediting and regulatory agencies.  Identifies, evaluates, and communicates risks in the Environment of Care to those directly involved and implements procedures to achieve the lowest possible potential for adverse impact on the safety of patients, staff, and visitors entering the hospital's facilities.  Serves as subject matter expert/consultant to Accreditation & Regulatory Services on occupational safety and health and environmental management issues related to air pollution control, water pollution control, and hazardous waste management.  Routine measurement and evaluation of incidents and performance indicators related to Safety Management, Environmental Management, and Life Safety and Interim Life Safety Management.

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

  • • Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) preferred.
  • Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
  • • Bachelors degree in the sciences including biology, chemistry, physics, or various engineering disciplines.
  • • Knowledge of occupational safety and health and environmental compliance laws, regulations, standards, and programs.
  • • Minimum of five years progressive experience in the implementation of occupational safety and health and environmental compliance programs including supervisory and management experience.
  • • Multi-site supervisory experience highly desirable.
  • • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office.
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Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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