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ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY OFFICER

Apply Job ID 61865 Job Type Full Time Shift Day Specialty Other Professional
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At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey


Short Description

The Environmental Safety Officer leads the organizational safety program to ensure work-related activities are conducted safely and in full compliance with applicable policies and Federal, State and local regulations. In addition, coordinate the Environment of Care program through structured committees, risk assessments, environmental tours, safety related issue investigations and resolutions, and policy development.


Experience Required

  • 5+ years successful leadership in safety and occupational health experience in a hospital/health care safety management environment.  
  • Experience managing general liability exposures at ambulatory and/or institutional facilities with a focus on slip/fall prevention and accident investigation.
  • Strong knowledge of Workers' Compensation laws, OSHA, Joint Commission, and other regulations relating to hospital safety and occupational health.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in safety science or related disciplines preferred or relevant experience.


Special Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to manage safety at multiple remote locations and work with little or no supervision.
  • Must possess excellent personal communication and customer service skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with strong attention to detail.
  • Scheduled Days / Hours: Monday through Friday 8am-4:30
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