Texas Health Resources Accreditation Safety Officer-Full Time-Plano in Plano, Texas


Work Hours/ Schedule: 40 hours per week

Required Education: H.S. Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree Business or Healthcare Administration, Safety Engineering, Emergency Management, Fire Science or other related area.

Minimum Experience Required: 3 years Emergency Management, Environment of Care or related field.

Minimum Licensure/Certifications Required: Current State of Texas Driver's License, Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional or Certified Healthcare Emergency Manager within 2 years.

Minimum Required Skills: Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised while achieving the stated goals and objectives. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, etc. Ability to prepare, modify and update training materials and deliver presentations, as required or necessary.

Qualification/ Duties: Overall responsibility for planning, implementation and management of regulatory compliance with Environment of Care, Life Safety, Emergency Preparedness and Management.

Ensures that the hospital maintains a current statement of conditions. Interpretation and enforcement of the Life Safety Code. Participates and assures hazard surveillance for building and grounds. Measures and evaluates the effectiveness of the environment of care plans using established objectives, scope, and performance improvement standards.

Documents, consistent with established protocol and guidelines, information on the department. Gives concise and pertinent reports regarding departmental information including rational explanations for actions/interventions based on current practice standards, and proven experience, etc.

Works with other healthcare organizations, cities and emergency responders to ensure effective response to a community-wide emergency. Manage efforts to work with other THR facilities, healthcare organizations, cities and emergency responders in collaborative manner to ensure supplies and other resources are effectively managed in the event of an emergency situation.

Responsible for education and training of staff relevant to EOC issues.

Performs all duties/responsibilities of the Safety Officer and acts upon any conditions, which pose an immediate threat to life or health, or pose a threat of damage to equipment or buildings. Assures, coordinates, and participates in the implementation of the environment of care management plans: safety, security, hazardous materials and waste, emergency preparedness, life safety, medical equipment, and utility systems.

Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.