Manager, Environmental Health & Safety - System

Job Description

Job ID: 1194539
Employment Status: Full-Time
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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

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Role Purpose

Develop and oversee a uniform health and safety program for BJC Health System. Provide direction and support to ensure compliance with all TJC, federal, state and local safety/health standards.


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Coordinates and monitors a uniform health and safety program for BJC Health System. Provide direction and support to ensure compliance with all TJC, federal, state and local safety/health standards. Develops written System safety and health policies to comply with safety and health regulations.
  • Provides oversight to BJC entities on safety and health regulations, practices, and technology and support facilities. Provides safety & health education and training for the BJC entities. Performs Environmental Health and Safety audits.
  • Provides strategic direction and oversight on implementation of construction safety programs across BJC in support of ongoing construction projects.
  • Responsible for creation, management and oversight of system-wide strategic plan related to personal protective equipment (PPE) for high risk drugs and integration of PPE for BJC pharmacists and clinical staff.
  • Manages oversight of de-escalation and hands on training scheduling for all hospitals using the STARR program. Manages development of contracts, strategic direction and negotiation between the users and the contractor.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer