Occupational Safety Specialist

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

Job Description

ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, Christiana Care includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. Primary Function: To support occupational safety, injury prevention, industrial hygiene and environmental programs at ChristianaCare which provide for the safety of caregivers, patients, visitors and the environment. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Perform Incident Investigations and implement corrective actions. Conduct Job Hazard Analysis to identify hazards and/or potential hazards and provide recommendations for mitigation. Conduct Personal Protective Equipment Assessments. Perform Workstation Ergonomic Assessments. Conduct Indoor Air Quality Assessments. Conduct Exposure Assessments, interpret sampling results, implement corrective actions as needed. Conduct Noise Monitoring and oversee the Hearing Conservation Program. Assist with Hazardous Waste Management. Assist with Hazard Communication Program. Support the Patient Decontamination program. Support the Construction Safety program. Review and revise safety policies and procedures as needed. Develop, coordinate and conduct safety training programs and safety initiatives. Perform safety and environmental audits as required. Ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, DNREC, DOT, Joint Commission and other applicable regulations and standards. Ability to use and troubleshoot monitoring equipment. Participate on emergency response teams (e.g., Hazardous Materials Response, Confined Space Rescue). Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or other related science. Minimum three to five years of experience in Occupational Safety or related field. Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements: Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint Excellent oral and written communication skills, exhibiting high attention to detail. Ability to manage time, work independently, and meet deadlines. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Valid driver's license required. ChristianaCare Offers: Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc. Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions. Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out. 12-week paid parental leave Tuition reimbursement Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more! 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: 1219845

Posted On: Dec 06, 2023

Updated On: Jan 03, 2024

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