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UNIV - Environmental Health Manager II - Occupational Safety and Health Programs

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION - F&A-OPS Risk Management
Sub Department: UNIV-1029200-Occupational Safety
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Classified
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Support Services & Operations, Allied Health & Laboratory Services, Administrative & Non-Clinical Professionals, Skilled Trades & Public Safety
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 6: $43,030.00 - $61,323.00 - $79,616.00 (min - mid - max)

FLSA: Hourly

 

Job Summary: Serves as a member of the University Risk Management (URM) workplace safety, health, and environment team. Stewards and supports compliance and assessment programs for academic and clinical areas, including laboratories. Performs various site safety assessments, inspections, evaluations and regulatory compliance activities and training. Program stewardship may include but is not limited to chemical hazard identification, assessment, use, storage, and transport, laboratory safety, respiratory protection, ergonomics, indoor air quality, ventilation, hood and biosafety cabinets, confined space, hazardous energy, waste management, fall protection, air quality, noise, spill prevention & response, injury/illness prevention, etc. Stewards and/or supports industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental program compliance implementation, electronic documentation, periodic assessments, and benchmarking. Supports compliance with applicable Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), SC Department of Health & Environmental Control (SC DHEC) and The Joint Commission (TJC) regulations, standards and codes including federal, state, and local jurisdictions. Supports and leads initiatives to transform and promote a positive safety culture, continuous improvement, comprehensive safety education, and excellent customer service. Serves as an active member of the URM emergency response team.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 6: $41,778.00 - $59,538.50 - $77,299.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties: 

  • 30% - Conduct safety assessments and program stewardship for workplace safety and health programs. Program areas include but are not limited to: chemical hazard identification, assessment, use, storage, and transport, laboratory safety, respiratory protection, ergonomics, indoor air quality, ventilation, hood and biosafety cabinets, confined space, hazardous energy, waste management, fall protection, air quality, noise, spill prevention & response, injury/illness prevention, etc. Interprets and provides feedback and education for federal/state OSHA regulations and other regulatory and good industry safe work practices and guidance. - (Essential)
  • 25% - Develop and implement written policies, procedures, safe work practices, job aides, training content, intranet content, and documentation standards needed to benchmark and demonstrate compliance for regulatory and industry standards, guidelines and recommended MUSC practices. Initiate opportunities and complete actions for continuous improvement, efficiency, and fiscal responsibility. - (Essential)
  • 25% - Serve as an active member of the department's Emergency Response Team, performing on-call on trouble-call duties on a periodic scheduled basis. Complete and maintain 40 hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification and other team requirements (periodic meetings, knowledge and skill requirements, electronic training modules, hands-on activities, preparation and use and guidance documents, etc.) Properly prepare, respond, electronically document, and track incident responses, actions, and team training. Participate and support company emergency management events/conditions. Complete regular and periodic regulatory and department reporting and reports, including regular updates and progress to assigned programs, tasks, continuous improvement initiatives, etc. Maintain and review accuracy of reports, communications, and program documents for customers and vendors. Initiate and document projects, regulatory compliance activities and reports, injury/illness intervention and investigation, and other compliance and safety promoting activities for MUSC or other stakeholder organizations (OSHA, EPA, SC DHEC, TJC, etc.) - (Essential)
  • 20% - Provide focused assessments and reviews for laboratories, chemical use and storage areas, clinical areas and other high hazard or improvement initiative program areas. Interact with health and safety program staff, vendors, and contractors along with departmental representatives to review and promote health and safety program compliance, quality work, continuous improvement, and customer satisfaction. Cross-training within the URM department is a requirement of this position. - (Essential)

 

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A high school diploma and three years experience in environmental health programs or radiologic health. A bachelor's degree in the natural or physical sciences, mathematics, public health, engineering or a related technical field may be substituted for two years of the required work experience.

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: Employee must have a Bachelor's Degree in Science or related field with two years Environmental Safety experience. Prior experience interpreting and applying OSHA regulations, emergency response experience. Current 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification.

Preferred: Bachelor's or Master's degree in occupational or environmental health or related science/technical field with four years of program stewardship experience including chemical and/or laboratory safety.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/20 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent),

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.