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Children's Hospital Boston EHS Program Safety Officer in Boston, Massachusetts

55885BRTitle:EHS Program Safety OfficerDepartment:SafetyAutoReqId:55885BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:Support ServicesJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Safety & Environmental Health Management Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This EHS Program Safety Officer will be responsible for:

  • Functioning as the key EHS contact for the service area reps. Providing key technical guidance and facilitating achievement of program goals & objectives.

  • Ensuring that the Exec Dir. is apprised of & understands all significant inter- and intra-departmental communications related to EHS matters w/in their sector responsibilities.

  • Developing & maintaining a measurement system to track performance metrics. Compiling, reviewing, analyzing & interpreting data & communicating with the Committee.

  • Serving on the Operations Committee that represents his/her service area as the EHS contact & liaison.

  • Identifying current regulatory challenges & emerging EHS issues that may impact the service area. Obtaining & communicating benchmarking data (e.g., best practices), when appropriate. Staying current with the latest knowledge within his/her service area and technical expertise.

  • Participating in the development of Hospital-wide & service area specific training & education programs.

  • Investigating, evaluating & coordinating response to employee, & visitor incidents, accidents & safety concerns.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Hygiene or a closely related scientific field is required and a Master’s degree is preferred.

  • 5 years is required Experience. Managing committees in an institutional setting is highly desirable.

  • Certifications in Emergency Response, Hazardous Materials Management, and/or Safety Management preferred.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular