The Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center (with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus Behavioral Health Services) constitutes a freestanding 100-bed acute care psychiatric facility which provides inpatient and intensive outpatient programs for adults and older adults diagnosed with psychiatric and dual disorders.
The Safety Manager plans, develops and implements programs to provide a safe working environment for RWJ Barnabas Health Behavioral Health employees, visitors and patients. Applies professional and technical management skills and techniques to prevent and/or control the avoidable loss of any resource. Provides strategic, programmatic and administrative skills in all areas of Occupational Safety, Health, Quality, Fire Protection and Environmental programs. Identifies critical issues in order to propose corporate policy. Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc. Performs HBIP abstractions and quality data collection.
*Minimum of four year degree in an environmental, industrial hygiene, safety or health related science.
*Minimum of five years experience in healthcare safety.
*Certification as a Healthcare Safety Professional preferred.
*Previous experience in collecting, analyzing and reporting quality data.
*Previous experience in a behavioral health setting helpful.
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer