Safety Officer

University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 1 week ago

Description

Purpose:

Provide safety, security and fire safety related functions throughout the Institute on a daily basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer assistance during fires, medical emergencies or disaster drills or any other crisis type situations. Work closely with appropriate law enforcement, fire and medical authorities when necessary.

  • Conduct proactive, continuous safety, security and fire safety patrols throughout the facility and parking areas. Document and report any unsafe conditions as well as any security violations.

  • Conduct searches according to system and department policy regarding customer service responsibilities and maintaining paperwork and property appropriately.

  • Conduct tests of various alarm systems, equipment, etc. to include fire extinguishers, security alarms, fire alarm system, and others as assigned by Manager(s).

  • Develop and maintain a level of professionalism under the accepted standards of the Institute to include proper dress, radio communication, and overall service excellence work ethic with patients, staff, and visitors.

  • Initiate and investigate any reports of incidents to include theft, suspicious activity, vandalism, personnel safety, patient related issues, and any other areas considered to be of importance in the day-to-day operation of the Institute.

  • May be responsible to accept, store and transport patient personal belongings including medications as per UPMC Policy.

  • Must meet mandatory education and annual competency requirements for the position, to include age-specific competencies.

  • Perform any and all assignments as directed by Manager(s); to include a daily review of e-mail, grease board, and any other required communications.

  • Perform continuous amounts of hands on physical restraint techniques necessary in an attempt to control violent, combative patients and maintain a safe environment with respect to age-specific competencies and guidelines. In conformance with seclusion and restraint policies Comprehensive Crisis Management and positive approaches training.

  • Prepare and complete all mandatory and recommended training programs as per departmental guidelines.

  • Provide assistance as requested to clinical staff in the care and safety of patients, staff or visitors who are uncooperative. Respond to all such calls of assistance in a professional manner in accordance with facility standards and guidelines with respect to age-specific guidelines and competencies.

  • Provide escort service for patients, staff, and visitors, as necessary or as directed.

  • Provide relief coverage for safety systems clerks and parking lot attendants as assigned by Manager(s).

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 1 year experience in safety, security or related healthcare field preferred.

  • Equivalent experience considered.

  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored or may transport medications when they transport patients.

  • Transportation of medication is limited from one department to another.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 235 with Firearms or Act 235 without Firearms

  • Act 31 Clearance

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Comprehensive Crisis Management

  • UPMC Physical Fitness Standard

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Health & Safety Environmental Specialist/Pittsburgh Pa/Ms

Tetra Tech, Inc.

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-16T00:00 Ready to start your career? Or take that next step? If you have a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Chemistry, Toxicology, or related science and are a self-starter with an eye on a great career, then you need to consider Tetra Tech. The role is responsible for driving best practices and results and driving World Class EHS performance. This position is responsible for providing technical expertise and assisting in the implementation of the Health, Safety and Environmental programs for multiple internal and external customers. Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multi-billion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits. WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING: * Providing health and safety support on environmental investigation and remediation projects, as well as supporting projects for commercial clients * Help grow our current client base for H&S services, and expand our H&S service offerings to existing and new clients * Maintaining and strengthening your expertise with health, safety and environmental regulations and standards, with an emphasis on federal OSHA regulations. * Preparing and presenting employee health and safety training WHY WE WANT YOU: * You have a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Safety, chemistry, toxicology, or related science (Master's degree preferred) * You possess strong technical writing and oral presentation/communication skills * You have 5-10 years of relevant professional experience. Past consulting experience desired. * Completion of 40-hour HAZWOPER training (with appropriate annual 8-hour refresher courses) strongly preferred. * You're ready to get your career started and join a world class company ADDITIONAL SKILLS YOU MIGHT BRING: Competent in comprehensive safety and health practice for both General Industry and the Construction Industry. Competent in the practical application of sciences commonly associated with the professional fields of safety engineering and industrial hygiene, such as chemistry, physics, and basic human anatomy and physiology. LOCATION: This position is in Pittsburgh, PA. However, you would be responsible for supporting projects located throughout the US (and potentially overseas). For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies Tetra Tech, Inc. Pittsburgh PA

Safety Officer

University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center