Valley Children's Healthcare is looking for a Safety Coordinator to join the Benefits & Wellness team. The Safety Coordinator serves as the hospital’s Safety Officer and is responsible for the development and coordination of the hospital’s Environment of Care Safety Programs with an emphasis on Safety Management, Hazardous Materials Management, and Regulated Medical Waste.
Position Details and Responsibilities:
Regularly serves in a highly visible capacity: experience, skills, demeanor and the ability to handle difficult and stressful circumstances are a clear expectation
Maintains continuous survey readiness through compliance with all local, federal, and state regulations
Ensure all Joint Commission guidelines for the physical Environment of Care standards at the Hospital remain compliant
Coordinates activities of the management plans within the Environment of Care for the Hospital and serves as the Safety Officer
Responsible for the successful creation, implementation, and maintenance of new and existing environmental safety, hazardous materials, and regulated medical waste plans and programs
Coordinates multi-disciplinary teams to participate in data analysis and process improvement activities
Reviews safety data and other information to identify areas of risk and make recommendations for improvement
Participates in the Hospital’s emergency’s response program
Identifies training needs, develops appropriate training programs, and delivers training to employees.
Four-year college degree in related field or equivalent related experience required
Valid CA Driver's license with acceptable driving record required
Minimum 5 years’ related experience required
Experience in the health care environment, safety, hazardous materials, and emergency planning highly desirable
Hours, Compensation and Benefits: This is a full time, exempt level position offering competitive compensation that will be based on experience as well as a robust benefit package.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Children’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units ac...hieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids. In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.