Industrial Hygiene Specialist

  • Washington, DC

Job Description

We have worked with leading healthcare organizations across the country and throughout the world. We are continually moved and inspired by the clients that we serve. This year alone our clients collectively touched the lives of over 20 million patients, provided over $2.5 billion in charity care, and trained over 18,000 residents. Many are also at the vanguard of basic, translational and clinical research. Our clients invest in hundreds of community health outreach programs, continuously push to raise the level of clinical quality, and strive to be the employer of choice in the communities that they serve. Their steadfast dedication to those they serve encapsulates the reason we feel such great privilege and reward in the work we do.              Job Description:               The purpose of the job is to manage and administer the health, safety and environmental programs. This position provides operational leadership in areas of injury reduction, hazard mitigation, injury case management, pollution prevention, spill response, emergency preparedness, waste minimization, and overall implementation and management of health, safety and environmental programs. Relationship building with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies and officials is required. This position reports directly to the Plant Manager and closely collaborates with corporate health, safety and environmental managers.              Key Responsibilities:               Provide leadership to plant operations to ensure health, safety and environmental compliance with current regulatory requirements and permits and drive implementation of new programs as rules and regulations are promulgated.        Ensure complex compliance with all federal, state & local health, safety and environmental regulations.        Provide accurate, cost-effective and timely technical and regulatory support to plant personnel and leadership.        Provide compliance program development and implementation to satisfy regulatory requirements in conjunction with JM corporate health, safety and environmental guidelines.        Provide all health, safety and environmental regulatory reporting.        Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge in confined space, lock out tag out procedures, industrial hygiene standards and all federal, state & local environmental regulations.        Develop new technologies and best management practices for compliance assurance.        Develop and lead employee training, emergency preparedness and quality assurance programs.        Develop and lead complex health safety and environmental audits and agency inspections.       Monitor and develop processes to prevent and minimize chemical, physical and biological hazards and releases        Ensure the proper management of complex safety equipment, pollution control equipment, storm water, wastes and wastewaters.       Interface with regulatory agencies              Qualifications:              Related training in a technical field (safety engineering, chemical, chemistry, biology, physics, environmental management, etc.)        1-3 years experienc.        Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.        Strong working knowledge of OSHA and EPA environmental regulations, with an ability to interpret and explain in a manner which is easily understood and applicable for operations personnel.        Experience in hazard awareness and risk assessment for flammable and hazardous materials.        Solid leadership, management, motivational, supervisory and administrative skills.        Analytical ability to determine and develop solutions to moderately complex problems.        Demonstrated root-cause analysis skills.        Demonstrated effective training techniques and skills.        Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.        Computer proficiency in software applications required for analyzing, monitoring, reporting and presentations.                                   Our team is composed of senior professionals with deep and unique healthcare consulting and management experience and includes leaders from management consulting, clinical practice, provider management and industry service. Our consultants are bound together by unparalleled expertise in strategic planning, organizational alignment and operations management, a superior knowledge of process and analytics, and an unrelenting commitment to provide each and every client with meaningful results.