The Safety Officer II is a professional position within Medxcel Facilities Management, working within the assigned location of: Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas - Austin, TX. The Safety Officer provides services for the Environment of Care (EC) Program and EC/Safety Committees for a moderately sized hospital or multi-hospital system. As a safety 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. This role maintains continuous survey readiness through compliance with regulations from a number of regulatory agencies, including The Joint Commission (TJC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and identified industry best management practices (BMP).
Through regular meetings, education, and surveys this position will initiate direct contact with Regional Safety Managers, 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, hazardous materials and waste management, medical equipment, utilities management, emergency management, and environmental stewardship.
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