University of Utah Clinical Care Safety Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 08/06/2018

Requisition Number PRN18008B

Job Title Sr Industrial Hygienist

Working Title Clinical Care Safety Manager

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F 8am-5pm

VP Area President

Department 00472 - Environmental Health & Safety

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 70,000/year

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Responsibilities

Provides expert advice, direction, and service on industrial hygiene matters including immediate response and investigative action for environmental/occupational exposure situations. Identifies and prioritizes hazardous areas for evaluation, determines sampling strategy, selects and uses sampling equipment, and chooses analytical test to be performed. Controls measures for dealing with hazardous exposures, safe uses of toxic and/or hazardous substances (chemical, physical, and biological). Interprets and applies federal, state, and local occupational health, safety and environmental standards to hospital operations and activities. Evaluates exposures due to unusual hazards from unique research procedures or exposures not specifically covered by health and safety standards. Provides technical assistance in occupational physical examinations and recommendations as to the contents/health monitoring.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, or related area, or equivalency; five years experience in Industrial Hygiene; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required. Master’s degree in Industrial Hygiene preferred. Certification by the State of Utah as an Asbestos Inspector and certification or eligibility as a Diplomat by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene preferred.

Preferences

Prefer candidate with experience providing occupational and environmental health and safety services in a health care environment.

Prefer candidate with experience managing a team of safety professionals.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.