St. Luke's Hospital

Safety Specialist

Location
Duluth, MN
Salary
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Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Job Details:

  • Bachelors degree is required
  • Relevant experience is required
    • JOB SUMMARY
      • The Safety Specialist, under the direction of the Manager-Safety Officer, assures that St. Lukes and its Clinics provide a safe and healthy environment for patients, staff and visitors. Assists in the overall operations of the safety program. Plans, organizes and carries out activities of this program as directed.
    • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      • Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Safety or Industrial Hygiene.
      • Experience: Four (4) years professional organizational safety experience OR two (2) years of experience with a Masters Degree.
      • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
    • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Education: Masters Degree in Safety or Emergency Management.
      • Experience: Related safety experience in Health Care.
      • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
    • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      • KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge of DNV, OSHA, building, safety and health codes and requirements, security and Industrial Hygiene. Must have operational knowledge of building and plant systems, computers, electronic systems and general construction principles. Must have excellent leadership, communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.
      • READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
      • WRITING - Advanced: Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
      • SPEAKING - Advanced: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, top management, public groups, clients, customers, and the general public.
      • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
      • REASONING ABILITY - Advanced Skills: Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
      • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
        • Stand - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Walk - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Sit - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
        • Reach with hands and arms - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Stoop, squat, kneel, or crouch - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Talk or hear - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
        • Taste or smell - Continuously Over 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
      • LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
        • Up to 10 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
        • Up to 25 pounds - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
      • WORK ENVIRONMENT
        • Exposure to Asbestos, hearing conservation, and exposure to chemicals
        • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

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