At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced through major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Department of Environmental Health and Safety and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Environmental Health & Safety Risk Manager will be responsible for:
Reporting to the Director, EH&S, leading institutional safety and health improvement activities and primarily focusing to lead the institutional Employee Injury Reduction Program with a goal of reducing our TRIR and DART to the lowest possible rate.
Specializing in tracking and trending employee injury data, managing injury investigations (apparent cause, common cause, root cause analysis), defining targeted interventions, establishing timelines for successful implementation and working with key internal stakeholders to sustain program enhancements.
Managing the review of adverse employee safety & health events with clinical, supporting and researching teams.
Working with other professionals and hospital leaders to develop processes and systems to reduce enterprise risks for employee injuries and illnesses.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of recognized safety system methods, event reporting criteria, loss prevention strategies and current professional and industry trends/practices typically acquired through a Master of Science degree in Human Factors/Ergonomics Engineering, Process Safety/Quality Engineer or a closely related scientific field and a minimum of 10 years of related experience.. Doctoral degree in a closely related field is preferred
Experience with prevention through design (PtD), cause analysis, reliability science, exposure assessment, and occupational epidemiology in a healthcare setting is highly desirable.
Strong analytical skills needed to resolve highly complex problems utilizing clinical, scientific and technical principles, theories and concepts are required, in addition to in-depth knowledge of data sources within the context of epidemiologic theory and risk management practices is required.
Demonstrated abilities to write and present frequent written and verbal reports, synthesis of information, and presentation of findings in a timely manner to meet regulatory reporting timeframes.
Excellent proficiency in statistical data analysis programming such as SAS, SigmaXL and SPSS is required. –Experience with database software such as Access or Share point and project and diagramming software such as MS Project and Visio is preferred.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations., and to be able to work with diverse internal and external constituencies which includes facilitating clinical and support service teams, managing conflict resolution and manage change.
Certification eligible or credentialed as a: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Ergonomics Professional (CEP) or Associate Risk Manager (ARM).
BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).
BCH is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 2650268
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.