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Emergency Management & Environmental Health/Safety Manager

Job Description

Job ID: 1214259
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is known for outstanding patient care and offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment. Our partnership with Washington University Physicians, BJC Medical Group and private practice physicians allows patients access to the latest research, medicine and technology. This hospital is conveniently located just west of I-270 at Mason Road and Olive Boulevard and offers free employee parking. With the opening of our replacement hospital, new team members will have wonderful opportunities to start and grow their career at BJC. To learn more, visit


Role Purpose

Develop, implement, and manage Emergency Management and Environmental Health & Safety Programs in accordance with BJC, local, state, federal agency, accreditation requirements and organizational. Prepare for and define actions in the event of an emergency situation to minimize interruption of services, restore services, functions and facilities in a timely manner and ensure compliance with regulatory standards related to environmental safety and emergency preparedness for the hospital and affiliated campuses. Manage and maintain accountability for administrative and operational activities for Emergency Management and Environmental Health & Safety programs, including budget, direction, and program development, including coordination of 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. Continuously assess program-related documentation for effectiveness and organizational structure and provide feedback for continuous improvement.


  • Manage Emergency Management and Incident Management Team meetings. Establish and maintain in accordance with federal, state and local agency and accreditation requirements emergency management/preparedness policies and procedures. Provide technical support, policy interpretation and guidance for department specific emergency plans.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate emergency management and environmental health and safety programs including healthcare disaster preparedness to respond to events with the potential to interrupt hospital operations and ensure compliance with regulatory standards related to environmental safety.
  • Lead the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) and the subsequent post-event debrief process, including regular incident command exercises; provide education and training for affected staff, incident response and supporting or functioning as Incident Commander during activations and completion of action items identified in the formal debrief process.
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, training programs and regulatory programming in safety, fire prevention, industrial hygiene, and environmental policies mandated by regulatory agencies.
  • Conduct accident investigations and job & worksite hazard analyses.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Emergency Manager
  • Health Safety Professional
  • Homeland Sec Exerc & Eval Prog
  • Incident Command System

  • 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