The Employee Safety Program Manager leads the design, development and implementation of a comprehensive associate safety program
Leads program development, implementation and oversight of employee safety education and prevention programs including but not limited to sharp, slip, trip and fall and workplace violence prevention, safe ergonomics and patient handling.
Participates in the development and review of safety related organizational goals and supports service locations and partner departments as needed. Leads system and care site efforts to reduce Associate illnesses, injuries and related costs while increasing the focus and reporting of Good Catches.
Manages risk assessments/surveys, audits and prioritizes and communicates opportunities for risk improvement. Collaborates with system and care site teams to support achievement of national patient safety goals.
Leads the development, adoption, monitoring and reporting on metrics which demonstrate the effectiveness/need of the associate safety programs. Collects, analyzes and reports data as required.
Collaborates with care site leaders to improve understanding of data/information related to the organization's performance in safety and high reliability and methods for improving performance. Conducts, develops and educates others on event trend, root cause, apparent cause and common cause analysis.
Required: Bachelor's level degree is required.
5+ years experience in healthcare safety and/or occupational safety
Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) or equivalent is required within 12 months of hire.
Prefer: Certification in safety, hazard management, ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene, Certification in HRO, quality, behavior based safety, lean, or six sigma, RN, LPN or clinical related field.
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.