Safety Specialist

Family Health Centers Of Southwest Florida Fort Myers , FL 33912

Posted 2 months ago

We are seeking a full-time Safety Specialist to join our Downtown Fort Myers
Office located in Fort Myers, FL.

We are looking for candidates who exemplify our Core Values of Honesty, Respect,
Teamwork, Professionalism, Confidentiality, and Quality of Care.


Works under the direction of the Safety & Security Administrator to provide
support and coordination in developing and administering uniform safety & health
programs and including incident prevention; occupational health; fire
protection, emergency preparedness; contractor management; regulatory
compliance; and related training and development needs. Responsible for
responding to issues regarding emergency alarms (fire, security, etc.) Also
Responsibility for the adherence to Corporate Compliance program, by reporting
improper or unethical conduct, violation of applicable laws, regulations or
program requirements.


Hospitality and Customer Service

  • While on duty will go out of the way to
    actively acknowledge staff, patients and visitors with a friendly greeting by
    interacting with them in a polite and professional manner, offering assistance,
    information and directions.

  • Must be able to provide investigative reports (who, what,
    where, when and why) and provide a basic daily report of accomplishments and
    tasks completed.
    Observe and Report

  • Be watchful for unwanted behaviors or criminal
    activity and report to Safety & Security Administrator via two-way radios or
    mobile. Must be able to articulate an accurate description of persons, vehicles,
    and other similar identifiers. Record the time, location and nature of
    activities that are unusual, suspicious or illegal and report to appropriate
    agency and manager.

  • Must maintain a positive, professional environment in
    full compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and
    overall FHC standards of expected professionalism.
    Physical Abilities

  • Must have the physical capacity to walk continuously
    during a ten-hour shift, with normal breaks (two fifteen minutes, and one-hour
    meal break). Must be able to work outdoors in all conditions with provided
    inclement weather gear.
    Communication Skills

  • Sends and receives information (written and oral)
    in a clear, accurate and effective manner. Openly shares appropriate information
    with other members of the organization. Must be able to speak, read, and write
    the English language in order to create basic reports.
    Teamwork/Working Relationships

  • Interacts with others in ways that enhance
    understanding and respect. Perceives the needs of others, develops smooth
    relationships, and deals effectively with conflict. Interact with homeless
    persons and educate them on available resources.
    Motivation and Commitment

  • Establishes high performance standards and works
    hard to attain them. Takes initiative and demonstrates commitment to the
    organization. Adapts appropriately to change.
    Have knowledge of local ordinances related to quality of life, to include
    public intoxication, public urination, open container, loitering, trespassing,
    panhandling and other similar incidents adversely affecting FHC.
    Pick up trash, such as newspapers, bottles, cans and other small debris and
    notify the manager of spills and large debris or areas needing attention.
    Removing litter, cigarette butts and other debris on sidewalks, and alleys
    Identify and Report all Safety and Quality concerns e.g. (broken
    infrastructure, graffiti, lighting issues) on FHC property immediately to the
    Safety Administrator and/or respective Manager and correct conditions that
    adversely impact the facility or those working and visiting our centers.
    Investigate problems in the facility concerning patients, visitors or staff.
    Resolve issues and follow through with ideas on how to reduce office safety
    Provide support and accident investigative needs when applicable.
    Complete any and all tasks assigned by Safety Administrator and/or executive
    Communicate, implement and enforce all company policies and procedures.
    Responsible for water delivery requests throughout the facility.
    Responsible for patient check-in when patients first arrive.
    Other duties as required towards the development of safety-oriented
    Interacts with any Law Enforcement or other personnel to ascertain the
    nature of a particular situation and relays that information to the Safety &
    Security Administrator.
    From time to time, acts in place of normally contracted security personnel.
    Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English

At least 1 year in a healthcare setting as a safety professional

Extensive knowledge of Safety & Health laws, regulations and standards on
the local, state and federal levels

Team-oriented and creative problem solver that builds honest, open and
trusting relationships that stimulate cooperation and communication between
employees and management

Proactive with a strong sense of urgency and follow through

Demonstrated track record for sustainable safety performance improvement

Proficient in Microsoft office, including Word, Excel and Power Point and
strong systems orientation

Ability to build and maintain relationship with internal/external customers
and service providers

Ability to liaise and coordinate with other departments to establish a
seamless and efficient process for information sharing and building best

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Out of the box thinker - adaptive to new processes


Position requires the ability to lift, carry or otherwise move/position
objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

Position also requires bending, stooping and crouching on a regular basis


Some travel to other facilities when needed


High school graduate or GED required, Associates or Bachelors degree

Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.


Computer abilities: word processing and spreadsheet software

Must be able to travel to all offices.


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