Safety Manager for Construction shall establish and maintain The Coordinated Life Safety Assurance Program (CLASP) and Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) requirements for Health System and University construction projects; enforcing compliance with government regulations and institutional policies to ensure all project sites are operating safely, and ensure that all applicable infection control and life safety codes and guidelines are incorporated into the project plan. This work is performed under the general supervision of the Project Executive for Facilities Design + Construction. Work requires a general level of business education, general knowledge of infection control in a healthcare environment, and Construction.
Job Description / Performance Review
• General knowledge of project management, design, engineering and maintenance fields.
• A thorough understanding of safety programs for construction projects, preferably in a healthcare sector.
• Knowledge of TJC regulations • Understanding of OSHA and, NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.
• Familiarity with CDC Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities
• Familiarity with Infection Control Guidelines Related to Construction/Renovation in both an acute and ambulatory health care setting.
• Knowledge of computer applications (PC- and network-based), including Windows, departmental email, word processing, database, spreadsheet and presentation packages.
• functional knowledge of construction/equipment means and methods and a thorough understanding of safety programs for construction projects, preferably in a healthcare facility.
• High level of ability to solve problems and manage information indicated herein.
• Lead performance improvement initiatives with non-clinical staff to reduce risk related to construction and renovation in a health care setting
• Ability to use and instruct on the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
• Ability to plan, research, analyze, coordinate, implement and present project issues.
• Interacts professionally with departmental staff as well as clients, contractors, vendors and consultants.
• Proficient written and verbal English communication skills, on a college level
Bachelor’s degree required. (Experience may be substituted for the degree on 2 years of experience for 1 year of education basis demonstrating progressively responsible experience in a related field; functional knowledge of construction/equipment means and methods, implementation of infection prevention methodologies, and an understanding of safety programs for construction projects, preferably in a healthcare facility.)
Advanced degrees in allied health, management or construction preferred. Manager Construction Safety JHHS
Required Licensure, Certification, etc.:
▪ Certification by ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering), Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) or Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) is preferred.
▪ Must provide proof of attending the 10-hour OSHA course, or must obtain within 90 days of hire.
- Five years of prior experience working in a facilities management role.
- At least one year of experience with construction/maintenance
Four years progressively responsible experience in a related field; functional knowledge of construction/equipment means and methods and an understanding of Infection Control and /or Safety programs for construction projects, preferably in a healthcare setting