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Safety Specialist

Company: Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida
Location: Lehigh Acres
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description:We are looking for a dependable, dedicated, and respectful person to join our team of Safety Specialists. Outstanding compensation including generous paid time off, 9 paid holidays, excellent health benefits, a company paid pension, multiple bonuses, and more!POSITION DESCRIPTION:Works under the direction of the Safety & Security Administrator to provide support and coordination in developing and administering uniform safety & health programs and including incident prevention; occupational health; fire protection, emergency preparedness; contractor management; regulatory compliance; and related training and development needs. Responsible for responding to issues regarding emergency alarms (fire, security, etc.) Also Responsibility for the adherence to Corporate Compliance program, by reporting improper or unethical conduct, violation of applicable laws, regulations or program requirements.DETAILED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Hospitality and Customer Service - While on duty will go out of the way to actively acknowledge staff, patients and visitors with a friendly greeting by interacting with them in a polite and professional manner, offering assistance, information and directions.Reporting -Must be able to provide investigative reports (who, what, where, when and why) and provide a basic daily report of accomplishments and tasks completed.Observe and Report - Be watchful for unwanted behaviors or criminal activity and report to Safety & Security Administrator via two-way radios or mobile. Must be able to articulate an accurate description of persons, vehicles, and other similar identifiers. Record the time, location and nature of activities that are unusual, suspicious or illegal and report to appropriate agency and manager.Professionalism - Must maintain a positive, professional environment in full compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and overall FHC standards of expected professionalism.Physical Abilities - Must have the physical capacity to walk continuously during a ten-hour shift, with normal breaks (two fifteen minutes, and one-hour meal break). Must be able to work outdoors in all conditions with provided inclement weather gear.Communication Skills - Sends and receives information (written and oral) in a clear, accurate and effective manner. Openly shares appropriate information with other members of the organization. Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language in order to create basic reports.Teamwork/Working Relationships - Interacts with others in ways that enhance understanding and respect. Perceives the needs of others, develops smooth relationships, and deals effectively with conflict. Interact with homeless persons and educate them on available resources.Motivation and Commitment - Establishes high performance standards and works hard to attain them. Takes initiative and demonstrates commitment to the organization. Adapts appropriately to change.Have knowledge of local ordinances related to quality of life, to include public intoxication, public urination, open container, loitering, trespassing, panhandling and other similar incidents adversely affecting FHC.Pick up trash, such as newspapers, bottles, cans and other small debris and notify the manager of spills and large debris or areas needing attention. Removing litter, cigarette butts and other debris on sidewalks, and alleysIdentify and Report all Safety and Quality concerns e.g. (broken infrastructure, graffiti, lighting issues) on FHC property immediately to the Safety Administrator and/or respective Manager and correct conditions that adversely impact the facility or those working and visiting our centers.Investigate problems in the facility concerning patients, visitors or staff.Resolve issues and follow through with ideas on how to reduce office safety violations.Provide support and accident investigative needs when applicable.Complete any and all tasks assigned by Safety Administrator and/or executive staff.Communicate, implement and enforce all company policies and procedures.Responsible for water delivery requests throughout the facility.Responsible for patient check-in when patients first arrive.Other duties as required towards the development of safety-oriented solutions.Interacts with any Law Enforcement or other personnel to ascertain the nature of a particular situation and relays that information to the Safety & Security Administrator.From time to time, acts in place of normally contracted security personnel.Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Requirements:JOB SKILLS & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:Must be able to read, write and speak fluent EnglishAt least 1 year in a healthcare setting as a safety professionalExtensive knowledge of Safety & Health laws, regulations and standards on the local, state and federal levelsTeam-oriented and creative problem solver that builds honest, open and trusting relationships that stimulate cooperation and communication between employees and managementProactive with a strong sense of urgency and follow throughDemonstrated track record for sustainable safety performance improvementProficient in Microsoft office, including Word, Excel and Power Point and strong systems orientationAbility to build and maintain relationship with internal/external customers and service providersAbility to liaise and coordinate with other departments to establish a seamless and efficient process for information sharing and building best practicesDemonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writingExcellent interpersonal and organizational skillsOut of the box thinker - adaptive to new processesWORKING CONDITIONS:Position requires the ability to lift, carry or otherwise move/position objects weighing up to 50 lbs.Position also requires bending, stooping and crouching on a regular basisTRAVEL:Some travel to other facilities when neededTRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:High school graduate or GED required, Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred.Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Computer abilities: word processing and spreadsheet softwareMust be able to travel to all offices.PI9c08f3aedbec-25660-34777661

Keywords: Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida, Lehigh Acres , Safety Specialist, Other , Lehigh Acres, Florida

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