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Texas Health Resources Accredited Safety Officer in Arlington, Texas

Accreditation Safety Officer - Environment of Care

Location: Texas Health Arlington Memorial, 800 W. Randol Mill Road, Arlington TX 76012

Hours: Full Time / Exempt (Salaried)

Texas Health Resources is 2024 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (10th year in a row)

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital has a rich history in North Texas serving the local communities of Arlington, Kennedale, Pantego, Mansfield and Grand Prairie. We’re a 369-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital serving our community since 1958. Our location in central Arlington provides convenient care to people in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas.

We specialize in comprehensive medical/surgical care, cancer care, women’s services, behavioral health, neurosciences and emergency medicine. Plus, we’re a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, Level III Maternal Newborn care unit and a Level III Trauma Center. We’re accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center and by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center, a Chest Pain Center and a Heart Failure Center. We’ve been recognized by the American Heart Association with a Gold Plus award for the exceptional care we provide to our stroke, heart failure and chest pain patients. We’re also a designated Magnet hospital! Our community members recently recognized us as the best emergency department in Arlington. Plus, we’re recognized by Blue Cross/Blue Shield as a Blue Distinction Center for care of our patients receiving Hip and Knee Replacement and Spine Surgery procedures. We’re a top choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, women’s health and much more.

What You’ll Need

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Healthcare Administration, Safety Engineering, Emergency Management, Fire Science, Decontamination or other related area is preferred.

  • Three (3) years of Emergency Management, Environment of Care or related field is required.

  • Decontamination management experience is preferred.

  • Drivers License is required upon hire.

  • CHEP - Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional is required within two (2) years of hire.

  • Hazwoper Certification is required within 12 months of hire.

The successful candidate will have theability to work independently while achieving the stated goals and objectives. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, etc. Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to prepare training materials and deliver presentations. Apply professional judgement and utilize specialty skills and detailed scientific knowledge to provide a high quality and timely decontamination capability.

What You’ll Do

Overall responsibility for planning, implementation and management of regulatory compliance with Environment of Care, Life Safety, Emergency Preparedness and Management. Plan and organize the broad range of activities, processes and procedures conducted by the specialty including future plans and strategies in conjunction with Decontamination team.

Ensures that the hospital maintains a current statement of conditions. Interpretation and enforcement of the Life Safety Code. Participates and assures hazard surveillance for building and grounds. Measures and evaluates the effectiveness of the environment of care plans using established objectives, scope, and performance improvement standards. Ensures capability to identify and evaluate hazards; be able to provide direction with respect to safety of operations; have the authority to alter, suspend or terminate decontamination response activity.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness, pet insurance as well as several other benefits.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Texas Health requires a resume when an application is submitted.Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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