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Safety Coordinator

Company: Palomar Health
Location: Escondido
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Manager, the Safety Coordinator provides program support to ensure organization compliance. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: provides key coordination duties and assist in support of the health & safety, injury prevention, and environment of care programs; ensures compliance, confidentiality and displaying discretion in all matters. Assist leadership with related project development and administration in the areas of safety. Serve as a resource to internal/external customers. Work with administrative, supervisory and other personnel to identify and correct unsafe practices or conditions. Serve as a training resource for the safety programs. Recommend modification in hospital department facilities and practices to develop safer working conditions and improve work environment. Work with assigned hospital staff to eliminate or control health & safety hazards. Assist in the management of safety related equipment inventory and organization. Possess the knowledge, principles, techniques of industrial health and safety; training methods and techniques. Thorough understanding of California laws and regulations, Joint Commission and Title 22 requirements, as they relate to health & safety, and environment of care. , care. Ability to take direction and assist in the implementation of health and safety programs, studies and surveys to determine hazards, and to make recommendations for controls. Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships; effectively contribute to activities necessary to achieve the department's goals.

Ability to speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar HealthJob RequirementsMinimum Education: Associates degree in Occupational Safety or a related scientific field (e.g., natural sciences, etc.) and/or combination of education and experience and advanced training in occupational health & safety, emergency management, or environmental management

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety or a related scientific field (e.g., natural sciences, etc.)

Minimum Experience: 1-3 years related program coordination
At least one year of experience in at least two areas of emergency management, health & safety, environmental management.

Preferred Experience: 3-5 years related program coordination in a healthcare environment

Required Certification: Not Applicable

Preferred Certification: ASP, CSP, CIH, CHSP

Required License: Valid Driver's License

Preferred License: Not Applicable

Keywords: Palomar Health, Escondido , Safety Coordinator, Other , Escondido, California

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