As the Director, Occupational Health, you’ll direct the management of occupational health and safety services for all employees, staff, and others (the workforce) across the entire Seattle Children’s organization. You'll direct or participate in case management and continuing care and collaborate, refer, and consult with appropriate physicians, specialists, and other members of the health care team to deliver effective, efficient, safe, and high-quality care to the Seattle Children’s workforce. You’ll contribute to organizational and departmental continuous performance and quality improvement projects and participate in education and research efforts for workforce health, safety and environment safety. You will also develop, manage, collaborate and evaluate a wide variety of programs to reduce work-related risks, illnesses and injuries. You’ll develop strategies and plans related to first-aid and triage, illness management, immunizations and screening of new hires, collaborate with Infection Prevention and Control on Bloodborne pathogens and communicable disease exposure, hearing conservation, ergonomics and respiratory protection to maintain a safe environment for staff, patients and families. In collaboration with other leaders in the organization, the Director will develop, manage, and evaluate hazardous work environments and work processes to ensure employee, staff, and visitor safety across Seattle Children’s organization. You will support the Chief Quality and Safety Officer and Sr Director of the Center for Quality and Patient Safety in sharing best practices within and outside Seattle Children's Enterprise to enhance and promote our values of excellence and safety. You'll collaborate with organizational leaders to accomplish the mission and goals of the employee health and safety program. Integrating and utilizing the IHI Model for Improvement and Continuous Innovation and Improvement (CII) methodology, you’ll promote excellence in clinical care and service. You will also integrate and align our system for daily improvement, and continuous process improvement methodology to improve and evaluate clinical care and service.
Required Education/Experience: - Master’s degree in a healthcare related field - Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience
Required Credentials: - N/A
Preferred: - Advanced coursework with emphasis in Occupational and Environmental Health, Safety, Public Health, or related field - BLS for Healthcare Providers - Experience in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety - Certification in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety - Experience in injury prevention and/or hazard control, risk assessment, infection control, and vaccine preventable diseases - Experience in influencing at the executive level of a health care organization
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2021-38094
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