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Texas Health Resources Safety and Accreditation Officer- Full Time- 40- HEB in Bedford, Texas

Safety and Accreditation Officer - Texas Health HEB

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for a qualified Safety and Accreditation Officer like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health HEB

  • Work hours: Full Time (40/hr/wk) Working Monday-Friday Day Shifts

  • Salary range: $33.44- $51.88 (based on relevant experience)

At Texas Health HEB we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 296-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital serving our community since 1973. Our location in the DFW mid cities provides convenient care to the residents of Hurst, Euless, Bedford and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for women’s services, outpatient surgery, oncology, cardiac rehabilitation and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus we’re an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and provide nuclear medicine, neonatal intensive care, respiratory therapy and orthopedic medicine.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health HEB is Joint Commission-certified in both Heart Failure and Chest Pain, a Primary Stroke Center, a Level III Trauma Center and a designated Baby Friendly facility. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for emergency services, women’s services, cardiac care and much more.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Qualifications

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Required

And

Bachelor's Degree Business or Healthcare Administration, Safety Engineering, Emergency Management, Fire Science, Decontamination or other related area. Prefrerred

Experience

3 Years Emergency Management, Environment of Care or related field Required

3 Years Healthcare Experience Strongly Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

DL - Drivers License Upon Hire Reuired

And

CHEP - Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional within 2 Years of hire required

And

Other Hazwoper Certification 12 Months Required

CHSP - Certified Healthcare Safety Professional strongly preferred

CHFM - Certified Healthcare Facility Manager strongly preferred

Skills

Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised while achieving the stated goals and objectives. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, etc. Ability to prepare, modify and update training materials and deliver presentations, as required or necessary. Apply professional judgement and utilize specialty skills and detailed scientific knowledge to provide a high quality and timely decontamination capability.

Position Responsibilities

Overall responsibility for planning, implementation and management of regulatory compliance with Environment of Care, Life Safety, Emergency Preparedness and Management. Plan and organize the broad range of activities, processes and procedures conducted by the specialty including future plans and strategies in conjunction with Decontamination team.

Ensures that the hospital maintains a current statement of conditions. Interpretation and enforcement of the Life Safety Code. Participates and assures hazard surveillance for building and grounds. Measures and evaluates the effectiveness of the environment of care plans using established objectives, scope, and performance improvement standards. Ensures capability to identify and evaluate hazards; be able to provide direction with respect to safety of operations; have the authority to alter, suspend or terminate decontamination response activity. Understand and direct minimum level of personal protective equipment for the First Receivers an be able to assist and lead Decontamination team in all levels of decontaminating victims and be in compliance with 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)

Documents, consistent with established protocol and guidelines, information on the department. Gives concise and pertinent reports regarding departmental information including rational explanations for actions/interventions based on current practice standards, and proven experience, etc. Manage and maintain documentation of certification/training requirements for al decontamination team members. Certify decontamination line and team for receipt of patients.

Works with other healthcare organizations, cities and emergency responders to ensure effective response to a community-wide emergency. Manage efforts to work with other THR facilities, healthcare organizations, cities and emergency responders in collaborative manner to ensure supplies and other resources are effectively managed in the event of an emergency situation.

Responsible for managing staff working with the decontamination specialties including interviewing, recruitment, training and specialty compensation; education and training of staff relevant to EOC issues. Coordinate and supervise a 24/7 certified decontamination team available to support hospital, ensuring all staffing, training and logistical requirements are maintained at all times.

Performs all duties/responsibilities of the Safety Officer and acts upon any conditions, which pose an immediate threat to life or health, or pose a threat of damage to equipment or buildings. Assures, coordinates, and participates in the implementation of the environment of care management plans: safety, security, hazardous materials and waste, decontamination and emergency preparedness, life safety, medical equipment, and utility systems.

​​​​​ Why Texas Health

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture makes THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

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Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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