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Director, Environmental Health & Safety

Georgetown University Hospital

Washington, DC
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Director, Environmental Health & Safety at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Director, Environmental Health & Safety

Life Safety

Regular Full-Time




Position Summary: Direct an organizational wide Environmental Health & Safety Management Program.  The Environmental Health & Safety Management Program includes Environment of Care and Environmental and Industrial Hygiene Management Programs.  The Environment of Care Management Program oversight includes Safety, Life Safety/Fire Prevention, Hazardous Substances/Waste, Security, Medical Equipment and Utilities Management Programs.  Formulate, review policies and procedures relative to Environmental Health & Safety and recommend for final approval by Executive Administration.  Track, trend and maintain and communicate organizational information in accordance with organizational needs and agency requirements.  Direct the continuous process of information, collection, evaluation, improvement recommendation and monitoring of effectiveness.  Represent the organization's Environment of Care/Safety/Environmental interests to external entities including, but not limited to, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), The Joint Commission, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and DC Department of Health (DCDOH), as appropriate.

Required Education and Training: Bachelors Degree preferred.  Minimum ten (10) years related experience with Occupational Safety & Health Administration, OSHA, CMS, Joint Commission, State Health Department, and National Fire Protection Association in a metropolitan hospital environment. Successful participation and completion of Joint Commission Survey's including Environment of Care, Emergency Management, and Life Safety as a Chapter Leader. Certification in Hospital Emergency Management from Department of Homeland Security/FEMA.  Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hospital Safety Professional (CHSP) or currently pursuing.

Required Experience: Excellent leadership, management and organizational skills. Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of fundamentals of hazard recognition, evaluation and control.  Adequate knowledge of the implementation of engineering, administrative controls, abatement strategies and data interpretation.  Knowledge of regulations and laws involving safety health in the workplace.  Ability to present data during inspection situations. Typing and basic computer knowledge skills to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Office, Flow Chart and Database Management.  General knowledge regarding computer, Telephone, Copier, Fax Machine, Pager and Blackberry



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