Employee Safety Coordinator (Health System)
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-30
Responsible for coordinating and providing leadership promoting employee safety. Investigates or supervises the resolution of safety related incidents. Collects, reviews, and analyzes information from medical center accidents/injuries and identifies corrective action and educational programs as necessary. Ensures compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements. Develops safety related policies and procedures to mitigate accidents.
- Responsible for coordination of Minimal Lift Program including accident prevention, investigation, and promotion of a minimal lift culture.
- Investigates all safety related incidents involving employees.
- Develops safety related policies and procedures to mitigate accidents and provides appropriate education and training.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program (BSN preferred) or PT/OT graduate of an accredited Bachelor's program (graduate degree preferred). If a registered nurse, BSN is required within 5 years of hire date.
Experience: 2 years’ experience required.
Licensure: RN, PT, or OT licensure required and currently qualified to practice in the State of Virginia.
Job requires sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.