Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • ASSISTANT MANAGER (SAFETY AND EOC)

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Department
    Facilities
    ID
    3868
    Pos. Category
    Hidden (3076)
    Job Location : Street
    707 N Broadway
    # of Hours
    40
  • Overview

    JOB ID  3868

     

    the Assistant Manager, Safety and Environment of Care will support the Manager of Safety and Environment of Care (Manager) and will assist in the implementation; training and maintenance of safety programs meant to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions. This position is responsible for transcribing information and maintaining documentation on environmental safety data and trends. This staff member will assist with conducting assessments in areas of deficiency; suggest improvements; organize and maintain departmental documents; and assist with internal and external correspondence. The incumbent will also assist the Manager with grant preparation and the grant development process.

    Responsibilities

    1. Inspect or evaluate workplace environments, equipment, or practices to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
    2. Conduct investigations into incidents, injuries, and property damage. This includes compiling data, taking photographs, and completing proper documentation.
    3. Develop, update, and conduct safety training or education programs and demonstrate the use of safety equipment to include presenting to new employees and providing regular in-service sessions to existing employees.
    4. Ensure that hazardous materials and wastes and emergency management staff training materials are kept up-to-date.
    5. Ensure that the safety programs meet current requirements by maintaining the appropriate level of competence.
    6. Contribute with the Institute’s responses to all requests from governmental and regulatory agencies regarding safety programs.
    7. In collaboration with the Manager, establish control or remedial measures for hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.
    8. Assist the Manager with assessing areas of deficiency in programs. This will include attending environmental safety rounds, reviewing data, identifying areas in need of improvement, and assisting in the development and implementation of an improvement plan.
    9. Facilitate and support fire evacuation training and other aspects of fire safety at the Institute.
    10. Organize departmental documents, maintain databases, prepare departmental grant submissions, and complete special projects.
    11. Take meeting minutes and convert notes into the appropriate format to meet the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and The Joint Commission requirements.

     

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in a safety science, health or industrial hygiene or related field required.

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Must have a minimum of four years’ experience working in a hospital or pediatric medical setting.
    • Experience in environmental safety management or related field preferred.

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