Area Safety Manager

Organization:     St. Joseph Health
Location: Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Santa Rosa, CA
Schedule: Full time, 80 hours biweekly; 8 hour day shift
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Job Summary

Plans, coordinates, and controls systems in place to ensure worker, patient, and visitor safety and Environment of Care (EoC) functions for Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (SRMH), Petaluma Valley Hospital (PVH), and off-site buildings and facilities managed and operated under one of these two ministries. Position is responsible for all area physical facilities, as they currently exist, and for providing for an uninterrupted flow of utilities based upon existing design criteria. Position is also responsible for assessment and recommendations for facilities performance reliability including preventative and predictive maintenance and infrastructure replacements. Provides coordination of regulatory compliance activities including life safety and EoC standards compliance in all facilities.

Skills Required

  •  Directs and coordinates safe facility operations at multiple facilities and location. Ensures departmental compliance with all internal organization and external regulatory requirements.
  • Develops a program strategy to establish and implement policies and procedures for operations, including routine maintenance, and preventative maintenance.
  • Develops, implements, and actively manages program for Infection Control management as it applies to construction and maintenance activities; evaluates, maintains, and monitors the performance of facilities within area of responsibility; coordinates Infection control processes with Clinical Infection Control leadership.
  • Establishes and actively manages program for facility life safety including but not limited to managing and maintaining life safety systems and infrastructure (e.g., fire/smoke suppression and detection systems, fire/smoke compartmentalization and doors, egress path management, illumination and signage) and safety training, documents all life safety activities, and produces required Safety Reports.
  • Develops and oversees Interim Life Safety Measures (ILSM) program to mitigate for circumstances when life safety systems in facilities are compromised or impaired and documents all ILSM activities.
  • Interprets and enforces organizational and departmental policies and procedures; supports organizational visions, values and strategies.
  • Serves as Chair of the Environment of Care committee.
  • Assists Director in developing departmental operating budget and assists in ensuring that operations remain within budget.
  • Attends educational forums for healthcare facility operations management.
  • In Director’s absence, this position is responsible for Engineering Department activities and management.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience.

5 years of experience in a supervisory capacity in healthcare services industry.

About St. Joseph Health
The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.