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EMPLOYER PAID PENSION PLAN OF 28% OF YOUR ANNUAL SALARY!GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!SIGN-ON BONUS & RELOCATION! GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE!This position is considered AT-WILL and will serve at the pleasure of the CEO. Develops and administers programs to ensure employee safety and agency compliance with safety, health and environmental regulations for UMC facilities, employees, patients and the visiting public. Responsible for inspecting facilities; observing operations and activities; investigating and tracking actual or potential risk incidents or complaints; ensuring hospital and related agencies are in compliance with OSHA and EPA regulations, applicable building codes, fire codes, TJC standards and guidelines; development of policies, procedures and manuals; development of safety training and drills.  Job Requirement: Education/Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Safety, Occupational Health, Public Administration, Health and Safety or a closely related field and three (3) years of professional experience in Safety Management. Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid Class C Nevada Driver’s License.  Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements: Experience as a hospital safety officer serving in a 250-500 bed hospital will be crucial!  CSP and/or CHSP certification. (Board certified safety professional and/or certified healthcare safety professional.) Working knowledge of Life Safety, Hazardous Materials/Waste Management and Fire Requirements and Codes. Two years Management experience in Safety Management. Experience working in a hospital or large healthcare environment in the area of safety management.  Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements: Knowledge of: Principles, practices and applicable equipment related to industrial safety and hygiene and hazardous materials management; standard occupational hazards, including accident analysis and prevention techniques; data sampling and statistical analysis techniques; project management and research methods and practices; applicable state, federal and local safety laws, codes, regulations and standards; TJC standards for plant, technology and safety management; hospital systems and organization; related community organizations, such as local fire department, county emergency management coordinators, etc.; hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in: Developing and implementing an effective safety, hazard control and industrial hygiene program; assessing risks and hazards and making effective recommendations for action and correction; interpreting, applying and explaining applicable laws, codes, regulations and guidelines; preparing clear and concise reports, educational and informational materials; using initiative and independent judgement within established procedural guidelines; developing policies and procedures; conducting safety investigations; coordinating subordinates, physicians, peers and community organizations; organizing and implementing tracking systems; organizing and coordinating drill events; communicating effectively with people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a eligible amount of force constantly to move objects.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification. Please note: This is an EXEMPT position which is not covered by the union. Applicants for employment to non-union eligible positions are not eligible for longevity benefits. Current UMC employees who have not qualified for longevity payments (do not have 8 full years of creditable service) and who voluntarily transfer, promote, demote or are reassigned into a non-union eligible position will not receive the longevity benefit.   MPUMCLVSMUMCLV   #TrackingJobBody p{margin:10px 0 5px !important;}