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Safety Officer- Atrium Health- FT Days

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 115886
Job Family: Facilities Management
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F 8am-5pm
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 51011028343215-Environment of Care Safety


Job Summary

Manages and develops an effective safety management system for Mobile Medicine transport teams to include rotor-wing, fixed-wing, and ground transportation. Focused on making operations safer in a proactive manner; identifies risks with the intent to reduce the potential of injuries to personnel and patients, while preventing damage to equipment. 

Essential Functions

  • Facilitates safety committee meetings.
  • Provides risk identification process and risk management plan that includes a non-punitive system for employees to report hazards, risks, and safety concerns.
  • Manages a system to track, trend, and mitigate errors or hazards.
  • Reviews safety protocols annually and updates as needed.
  • Facilitates ongoing safety training for all personnel.
  • Coordinates with senior management on trends and occurrences.
  • Facilitates the use of risk assessment tools.
  • Facilitates safety drills and debriefings quarterly.
  • Facilitates debriefings for any unusual occurrences to provide action plans, evaluations, and loop closure.
  • Maintains current knowledge in industry safety standards.
  • Conducts routine safety inspections and audits.
  • Communicates safety related information to the team.
  • Responsible for setting a strong example of safety by promoting a safe environment.

Physical Requirements

Work in an office environment. Occasional travel to bases in personal vehicle may be required. Subject to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions. May be subject to hazards (i.e., chemicals, mechanical parts, etc.) and atmospheric conditions (i.e., fumes, odors, dusts, etc.). 

Education, Experience, and Certifications

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred in safety related discipline preferred. Three years’ experience in a medical transport environment or safety management field required. Advanced certification in safety management preferred.  Knowledge and experience in aviation safety, FAA Safety Management system and/or healthcare and emergency medical services preferred. Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to speak in front of groups. Analytical and problem-solving skills. Organizational skills and attention to detail.