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Manager, Environmental Safety & Emergency Preparedness

Job Description

Job ID: 1209649
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

The safety department's goal is to maintain a safe work environment for all staff and visitors.  Safety is responsible for the hospital, medical office building and Village North Nursing Home, plus parking lots and roadways.  The safety coordinator performs routine checks on the physical environment, monitors process and policies for safety issues and concerns. 


Role Purpose

Manage and be accountable for administrative and operational activities for Environmental Health and Safety programs including budget, hiring, supervision, direction, program and staff development. To ensure compliance with regulatory standards related to environmental and safety, emergency preparedness for the hospital and affiliated campuses. Coordinates all safety activities with other hospital campuses, public emergency responders and project management teams for new/ongoing construction and renovation, acting in the role of the duly authorized safety officer.


  • 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, implements and maintains all policies, procedures and regulatory programming in safety, fire prevention, industrial hygiene, and environmental policies mandated by regulatory agencies.
  • Develops and implements environmental safety and fire prevention training programs.
  • Reviews constructions drawings and specifications to ensure compliance with all safety, fire and industrial hygiene regulatory standards.
  • Conducts accident Investigations and Job and Worksite Hazard Analyses.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Related field of study



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree

    Licenses & Certifications

  • CHMM
  • CIH
  • CSP

  • 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, 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