JOB TITLE: EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND SAFETY ASSISTANT
The Employee Health and Safety Assistant supports a variety of employee health and safety (EHS) operations and services. The EHS Assistant works closely with the Employee Health and Safety Supervisor to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulations related to the health and safety of Arnot Health Employees, Volunteers, Providers and Students.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Maintains confidentiality of departmental and medical record information within all departments.
2.Performs related work necessary for the efficient execution of administrative functions of the department.
3.Assists with the planning and implementation of safety programs. Reviews accident reports, assists with investigations and corrective action plans.
4.Enters employee health data. Maintains database and the OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping logs in order to perform trend analysis and provide statistical reporting of trends.
5.Participates in the planning, development, coordination and presentation of specific training and educational programs.
6.Assists in compiling, generating and/or typing reports and statistics.
7.Participates in all phases of Employee Health Committees including, but not limited to:
a. New York State Safe Patient Handling
b. Blood and Body Fluid Exposure (BBFE)
c. Population Health @ Work
d. Environment of Care General Safety
8.Schedule health events and assists with the coordination of events, for example influenza clinics, farmers' markets, wellness fairs and initiatives.
9.Conducts personal protective equipment and hand hygiene audits.
Is responsible for attending all mandatory annual educational programs as required by the position.
Employee understands and demonstrates the importance of satisfying the needs of the customer/patient by interacting with him/her in a friendly and caring way, being attentive to the customer's needs, both psychologically and physically, and by taking the initiative to maintain communication with the customer in order to provide a secure and pleasant experience with the Arnot Health.
It is understood that this lists typical duties for the classification and is not to be considered inclusive of all duties that may be assigned.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
o Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively.
o Ability to manage multiple priority projects simultaneously.
o Strong experience in professional writing skills demonstrating a working knowledge of the use of medical terminology, editing and proofing, and formatting a wide variety of documents.
o Positive and flexible interpersonal style enabling the formation of collaborative working relationships with a diverse population.
o Demonstrates the ability to think strategically ad proactively, in addition to completing daily tasks.
o Possesses strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Will be proficient in: Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Internet.
AAS degree preferred.
1-2 years of experience in a medical setting.
CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR) REQUIREMENTS:
No CPR required.
Light physical effort. Typical office job.
Category III. Tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues and Category I tasks are not a condition of employment.
A.D.A Essential Functions
Arnot Ogden Medical Center