Altru Health System

Safety Specialist

Location
Grand Forks, ND
Salary
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Posted
Sep 09, 2020
Ref
26185
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
The Safety Specialist works to maintain a safe environment for all employees, patients, and visitors of Altru Health System. This position ensures all entities of Altru Health System meets safety standards set by state and federal agencies and complies with all legal safety standards. This position prepares and enforces a culture of safety standards and practices for all facilities of Altru Health System. The Safety Specialist discovers opportunities for improving conditions and executes a variety of safety programs.

Essential Job Functions
  • Conducts training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention.
  • Monitors compliance to policies and laws by inspections of employees and operations.
  • Writes WSI grants and complete on-line reporting requirements.
  • Organizes and performs risk assessments, audits, surveys, inspections, and evaluations. Reports results and opportunities for improvement.
  • Investigates workplace injuries or accidents to discover causes.
  • Educates staff on workplace violence trends and prevention measures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
  • Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.
  • Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with:
  • All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.
  • The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader.

Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's in Business, Required
  • A minimum of 4 years of related experience, Required

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