Medxcel Facilities Management Safety Officer III in Indiana
Medxcel is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.
The Safety Officer III is a senior professional position for the Emergency Management (EM), Environment of Care (EC), and Safety Programs. As a safety and EM professional, this position will exercise responsibility and accountability for coordinating, collecting, disseminating, and intervening in a manner that anticipates, prevents, and identifies, evaluates, and controls hazards at the working location of the Central Office - Indianapolis, IN. This role maintains continuous survey readiness through compliance with regulations from a number of regulatory agencies, including The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS),The Joint Commission (TJC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), state and local agencies, and identified industry best management practices (BMP).
Through regular meetings, education, and surveys this position will initiate direct contact with Regional Directors, peer Safety Officers, Facilities Managers, managers, and associates.
This is a role in which the person serves regularly in a highly visible capacity: experience, skills, demeanor, and ability to handle difficult and sometimes stressful circumstances are a clear expectation. In addition, the position will be responsible for implementing and maintaining the Environment of Care Program, which includes safety and security management, fire safety, life safety, hazardous materials and waste management, medical equipment, utilities management, emergency management, and environmental stewardship.
In addition, this position may serve in a lead role assisting in managing the daily work load/schedules of Safety Officer I and II’s.
This position will allow for remote work but must live within driving distance to an Ascension hospital. There is a travel expectation up to 60% with overnight stay required.
Provides leadership to Safety Officer I and II’s including daily work management
Actively manage associates and assure that each is treated with respect and fairness and that each is provided with tools and knowledge to perform their duties
Create and maintain a positive work environment; ensure team members are adequately equipped to perform their duties and responsibilities
Escalate any performance issues to the Regional Director
Manage and maintain EM, EC and safety compliance
Coordinate EM, EC and Safety programs as they directly relate to the health care setting and the overall environment of care
Identify risks based on regulatory interpretation and other methods, and apply to policy creation
Oversight of EC in efforts to maintain high standards of safety, regulatory compliance, maintaining documentation of findings and improvements
Participate in incident investigation to identify causal factors to determine how incidents might be prevented in the future
Monitor potential and actual hazards
Participate in root and apparent cause analysis and recommend remedial and corrective action
Participates in or leads internal committees on workplace safety planning, management, and initiatives
Develops and implements education programs and materials to train staff to detect, mitigate, and avoid workplace hazards
Provides technical guidance to management, surveyors, and other appropriate parties regarding occupational health and safety-related problems regarding accreditation standards
Develop and implement educational programs for EC regulatory readiness
Policy and Procedure Support
Provide policy and procedure interpretation and education as it applies to the EC, Safety, and Emergency Management Plans
Conduct research and applicable regulations/standards concerning workplace safety and integrate findings into policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance
Provide education and training regarding accreditation standards and regulations as they relate to Medxcel policies and procedures
Maintain the policy and procedure repository and revision process including FMOS
Maintain and continuously improve the MedxcelFacility Management Plans, including the EOC, Safety, and Emergency management plans ensuring that compliance with regulatory standards and implementation at the health care system
Maintain regulatory readiness documentation, ensuring system is in compliance withregulatory standards and that they personnel are trained and ready for regulatory inspections
Maintain Regulatory/Facilities SharePoint site for dashboards, safety related events, and measurements
Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent experience and education required
Master’s degree in a related field preferred
IS-100,IS-200, IS-700, IS-800 required
CHSP, CHEP, CEM preferred
At least seven years of experience in healthcare safety and emergency management required
Previous experience in a health care facility preferred
Previous experience in a lead or supervisory role preferred
Previous experience developing policies and procedures preferred
Knowledge of healthcare emergency management, environment of care, safety, and regulatory standards
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Computerized Management System (CMMS) database applications
Analytical skills to comprehend and interpret complex regulations, perform data analysis, and communicate results to others
Strong interpersonal and conflict management skills;
Organizational and project management skills; and
Effective written, verbal, and presentational communication
External Company URL: www.medxcelfm.com