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Occupational Safety Technician

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Conduct respirator fit-testing and support the Christiana Care Respiratory Protection Program. Perform other safety and industrial hygiene technical duties as assigned. The Work hours are Monday - Friday; 9:00am - 5:30 pm. An occasional weekend shift may be required. Principal duties and responsibilities: Conduct respirator fit-testing for individual units/departments as appropriate to support compliance with OSHA standards. Maintain Christiana Care's fit-testing equipment. This would include daily maintenance and checks as well as sending equipment out for factory calibration and repair as needed. Maintain the database of fit-testing results. Perform monthly respirator inspections. Perform monthly industrial hygiene equipment calibrations and maintain associated documentation. Perform other safety and industrial hygiene duties as assigned. Education and experience requirements: High School graduate. Two years' experience in a customer service environment. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements: Basic knowledge of computer operation including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and Access databases. Ability to operate and troubleshoot simple electronic equipment. Good communication skills, ability to interact with caregivers at all levels within the organization. Good organizational skills required. Ability to develop schedules and follow them. Ability to coordinate all aspects of a program. Special requirements: Current Driver's License, Acceptable motor vehicle record. Physical demands: Walking, standing, lifting (up to 30 lb.), and sitting. Working conditions: Clinical and support areas within the hospital interior. Some travel between hospitals. Position is routinely exposed to normal healthcare and office environments. Shifts may vary as needed to fit-test staff on each shift. When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a robust healthcare organization that truly cares about their patients and their caregivers. For the second consecutive year, Forbes magazine has ranked ChristianaCare as one of the best large health systems to work for in the United States! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy a multitude of employee benefits that include: Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits 403 (b) with an employer match Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out 12 week paid parental leave About Christiana Care: ChristianaCare, headquartered in Wilmington, DE employs over 13,000 caregivers with three acute care hospitals (1,336 beds), extensive network of primary care and outpatient specialty services, home health care, urgent care centers and free-standing emergency department. We have locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Our Christiana campus offers a Level I trauma center, Level III neonatal intensive care unit, comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is ranked by Healthgrades as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and other national quality ratings. We're a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Job Posting: 1217576

Posted On: Nov 29, 2023

Updated On: Dec 22, 2023

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