Atlantic Health System

Occupational Safety Officer

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Full-Time
Category
Professional
Department
01818200-Occupational Safety
Facility
Corporate Office - Morristown

Overview

Atlantic Health System is seeking a Occupational Safety Officer to work in the Occupational Safety department at our corporate location in Morristown primarily working 8-4pm. 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions: 

  • The OSO is responsible for monitoring and controlling workplace risks and hazards. Works in close cooperation with hospital team members throughout the organizations to ensure regulations are in incompliance. Collaborates with other regulating authorities to ensure a risk and hazard free workplace. The OSO accountable for administering the organization’s occupational health and safety program and the Respiratory Protection Program. There is an OSO assigned to each medical center and is responsible for offsite practices. The Occupational Safety Officer is responsible for the administration of all AHS safety programs. This position works with department managers and coordinators to ensure all safety efforts are following State and Federal Law. The Safety Officer is responsible for the development and implementation of AHS safety compliance program and serves as a resource.

  • Assumes full responsibility for the administration of the AHS Safety Program in developing and evaluating safety goals, and standards; assists and advises management in promoting an overall safety awareness and an effective participation in an occupational injury prevention program by all organizations; provides site specific direction and leadership on safety issues.

    Plans, directs and conducts Environmental Tour efforts at assigned site(s) consistent with Joint Commission requirements - Inspects offices, work sites, buildings, grounds, equipment, and tools for compliance with safety standards, ordinances, laws, and practices. Recommends necessary corrective actions; gives instruction and advice to supervisors and employees on accident prevention and the elimination of unsafe working conditions. Conducts follow-up inspections to ensure compliance.

  • Identifies ergonomics issues and works with Ergonomic personnel to implement appropriate solutions to ergonomic problems. Perform workstation evaluation upon request.

  • Investigates and analyses accidents, determines their causes, and the means of preventing their recurrence; discusses such problems and their solution with department supervisors and employees.

  • Assists in the planning of safety education programs; assists in the preparation of or develops preventive injury and accident instructional training materials; provides on-site or classroom type training and instruction on a wide range of safety-related matters such as spill response, equipment operation, and other subjects.

     

Qualifications

Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, environmental science or other related scientific discipline.

 Relevant Experience: 

  • Five or more years of experience in health and safety program management, safety sciences or engineering.
  • Previous experience preferably, health and safety programs in healthcare and knowledge of The Joint Commission requirements.

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not Ready to apply? Stay connected with us to learn more about upcoming career opportunities and onsite Recruitment events. Connect with us