Mgr, Environmental Compliance

 •  Orlando Regional Healthcare Orlando, FL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17
5 - 7 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17

Position Summary

  • Develops, implements, and monitors projects and programs ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and permits for environmental regulatory compliance.

Essential Functions

  • Works regularly with various regulatory agencies and external contacts.
  • Responds to regulatory agencies on routine and complex matters.
  • Performs proactive risk assessments related to environmental compliance.
  • Conducts root cause analysis on environmental exposures and provides appropriate recommendations for remedial actions.
  • Defines, develops, and coordinates educational programs and materials regarding environmental compliance and provides instructions to management and team members, using a variety of teaching mediums. 
  • Performs ongoing review of applicable accreditation standards and regulatory requirements and evaluates their impact on Orlando Health operations.
  • Participates in performance improvement (PI) activities related to environmental compliance including PI data analysis, identification, and monitoring of PI indicators.
  • Participates in the Environment of Care Committee structure as Chairperson for the Hazardous Materials & Waste Management Focus Council.
  • Direct reports include Environmental Compliance Specialists and Hazardous Waste Technicians. Assists with the completion of hazard surveillance and other independent audits to assure compliance with The Joint Commission, CAP, and CARF accreditation standards. Other regulatory agencies include but are not limited to EPA, EPD, FDEP, DOT, NFPA, AHCA and OSHA. Manages various personnel functions including hiring, work assignments, coaching plans, and disciplinary actions.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Interacts with all Orlando Health departments including clinical, Support Services, Human Resources, Infection Control, Occupational Health, Quality Management, Protective Services and Risk Management.
  • Manages budget as related to environmental regulatory compliance which may include permit fees, consultants, and other costs associated with compliance.
  • Establishes priorities to insure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Develops standards of performance for staff.

Education/Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Environmental Science/Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Biology, Chemistry, or closely related field required.

Licensure/Certification

  • Certification in the Safety and Environmental field (i.e., Associated Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) is required.

Experience

Five years of technical/management experience in the safety and environmental field with in-depth knowledge of Federal and safety and environmental laws and regulations.

Job ID 139339

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