Director of Safety Security and Emergency Management

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Central Maine Healthcare
Published
May 13, 2021
Location
Lewiston, Maine
Job Type

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Director of Safety Security and Emergency Management

Emergency Preparedness
FT
Day shift
6a-6p
Req #: 29935

Position Summary

The Director of Safety, Security and Emergency Management will integrate safety, security and emergency management needs into the strategic objectives of the organization. This person will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing all of the organization’s safety, security and emergency management strategies, programs and procedures. This person will identify and be fully informed about the nature and types of risks that may affect the organization, its personnel, patients/clients/customers and visitors at all Central Maine Healthcare locations. In cooperation with senior leadership, the Director of Safety, Security and Emergency Management will direct the development of an effective strategy to assess and mitigate these risks, maintain continuity of operation, and develop protocols and procedures for handling crisis should they arise.

Essential Duties

  • Responsible for managing and working collaboratively with other functional groups to design, implement, and maintain a comprehensive, system wide safety, security, and emergency management program.
  • Designs, establishes, and maintains departmental organizational structures to effectively accomplish the organizational safety, security and emergency management goals and objectives; recruits, trains, supervises, and evaluates unit staff. Manages consultants and temporary staff as appropriate. Remains accessible to staff requests for guidance. Mentors and develops staff by increasing their knowledge of technical and regulatory issues.
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of personnel, and in committees of diverse constituency. Develops and designs training content related to regulatory compliance and safety education.
  • Responsible for managing, leading and advising other departments in regulatory compliance relative to applicable regulations, permits, codes, and standards, including those of EPA, DHHS, OSHA, DEP, local Fire Departments, and TJC. Advises/supports various committees to develop and review policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates and/or participates in hospital committees related to health and safety, security, and emergency management. Oversees and assures the effectiveness of the department's primary functions including safety training, hazard surveillance, incident management, policy and procedure development, emergency preparedness, etc.
  • Assesses long-term EH&S, Security, and preparedness goals of the institution and develops plans to meet immediate needs while implementing steps to meet future challenges.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 8-10 years related work experience required and 5-8 years supervisory/management experience required
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Healthcare Environmental Manager (CHEM); Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Certified Protection Professional (CPP); or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) designation.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES:
Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services in a safe and trustful environment through expertise, commitment and compassion of our team members, with the vision of safe, reliable, high quality care for each patient, every day.
How do we make this happen? By creating and maintaining a culture where our values of compassion, integrity, citizenship, service excellence and community are lived out in observable behaviors during all interactions.
ABOUT CENTRAL MAINE HEALTHCARE:
Central Maine Healthcare (CMH) is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving 400,000 people living in central, western, and mid-coast Maine. CMH's hospital facilities include Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Bridgton Hospital, and Rumford Hospital. CMH also supports Central Maine Medical Group, a primary and specialty care practice organization. Other system services include the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute, a regional trauma program, LifeFlight of Maine's southern Maine base, the Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center, and other high quality clinical services.
About Central Maine Medical Center
Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) located in Lewiston, is a Level II Trauma Center serving Androscoggin County and the surrounding region. "CMMC's Centers of Excellence" include the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute, the Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit, and a Trauma Services Program. CMMC is also the southern Maine base for LifeFlight of Maine, the state's only medical helicopter service. Supported by the latest technologies, CMMC's skilled professionals provide outstanding care delivered with compassion, kindness, and understanding. Learn more at: www.cmmc.org.
About Bridgton Hospital
Part of Central Maine Healthcare, Bridgton Hospital serves the town of Bridgton and surrounding areas in Maine as part of an integrated regional healthcare system committed to improved access and a uniform standard of care. Bridgton Hospital was named as one of 17 top rural hospitals in the nation for the third consecutive year in 2018.
About Rumford Hospital
Part of Central Maine Healthcare, Rumford Hospital serves the town of Rumford and surrounding areas in Maine as part of an integrated regional healthcare system committed to improved access and a uniform standard of care. In 2018, Rumford Hospital was named one of 17 top rural hospitals in the nation by the Leapfrog Group; in 2016, it was designated a Pathway to Excellence® organization by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Learn more at: www.rumfordhospital.org.
Central Maine Healthcare is equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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