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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist III

Job ID R-26484 Date Posted 01/27/2023 Location San Francisco, California Schedule/Shift/Weekly Hours Regular/Days/40


CPMC-California Pacific Med Center

Position Overview:

With minimal supervision, supports environmental health and workplace safety programs to maintain and promote a healthy and safe environment for staff, volunteers, patients and visitors that will reduce the financial risks associated with injuries and illnesses. Inspects and surveys areas and activities to minimize potential risks, and investigates incidents. Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of safety policies and procedures, and provides education and/or training to help staff understand and comply with the requirements of the environmental health & workplace safety programs.

Job Description:

Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.

Bachelor's: Emergency/Disaster/HazMat Management, Public Safety, Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Sciences, Industrial Safety or related field or equivalent education/experience


5 years experience in emergency preparedness/management, hazardous materials and waste management, healthcare safety, workplace/occupational or environmental safety.

5 years experience in healthcare environmental health and safety industry.


Knowledge of practices, and legal and regulatory requirements such as Title 22, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Cal-OSHA, The Joint Commission (TJC), and Dept of Health for healthcare disaster/emergency planning, preparedness, and management.

Knowledge of Hospital Incident Command System (HICS), National Incident Management System (NIMS), and applicable state and/or local emergency management systems.

Ability to integrate/coordinate the activities of internal departments and external agencies to adequately respond/execute responses to disaster situations.

Knowledge of legislative and regulatory protocols and requirements relating to workplace/occupational safety and injury prevention.

Ability to problem solve and make decisions during emergent/disaster situations.

Understands hospital and/or ambulatory healthcare operations.

Ability to define issues, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Demonstrates a proactive approach in identifying and addressing issues and concerns.

Collaboration skills to facilitate open sharing of information and cooperation with various stakeholders to problem solve and achieve desired results/outcome.

Displays a customer service focus in all decisions and actions.

Ability to communicate through verbal and written means, and to present information to a variety of audiences..

Ability to create and translate data into reports and presentations for appropriate audience.

Organization skills to effectively manage and/or re-prioritize activities and projects to meet deadlines wihle maintaining a high degree of responsiveness.

Ability to interact and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.

Demonstrates respect for cultural and linguistic differences and promotes an inclusive work environment.

Demonstrates initiative in providing feedback/input to improve workflow/processes.

Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with changing business priorities.

Ability to maintain and work discreetly with confidential information.

Ability to use essential applications and/or databases associated with the role’s duties and responsibilities.
Pay Range: $43.54-$65.31

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

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Full Time

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Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment. Applicants for specific positions are still required to disclose certain convictions during the application process, and those convictions may also be considered in determining eligibility for employment in accordance with applicable law.

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